Frank J. Avella

Even as Truman Capote's Abusive BF (on 'Feud'), Russell Tovey Loves Telling Queer Stories
Even as Truman Capote's Abusive BF (on 'Feud'), Russell Tovey Loves Telling Queer Stories

On "Feud: Capote vs. The Swans," out Brit actor Russell Tovey plays the boorish bf of Truman Capote. It is the latest in the diverse gallery of queer characters he has played.

by Frank J. Avella | Feb 18

Mink Stole and Peaches Christ Talk Queer Cult Films in New Cabaret Show
Mink Stole and Peaches Christ Talk Queer Cult Films in New Cabaret Show

Cult cinema icon Mink Stole and queer cult filmmaker/movie aficionado Peaches Christ are teaming up this month for "Idol Worship," a brand-new collaborative cabaret-style tribute to queer cult movies to cities throughout the country.

by Frank J. Avella | Feb 18

What Queer Films Are Coming Out in 2024? Here's a Preview
What Queer Films Are Coming Out in 2024? Here's a Preview

Looking ahead to 2024, we may just be in for a queer film year that surpasses all others. Here is a list of upcoming queer films scheduled for release through the end of the year.

by Frank J. Avella | Feb 17

What Were the Best Queer Films @ Sundance 2024?
What Were the Best Queer Films @ Sundance 2024?

While the titles may not exceed last year's slate of excellent queer films, there is much to praise in the line-up at the recently concluded Sundance Film. Festival 2024. Frank Avella offers his appraisal of this year's crop.

by Frank J. Avella | Jan 31

'Open To It. 'Jason Caceres Thrilled to Play Sex-Positive, Queer Characters
'Open To It. 'Jason Caceres Thrilled to Play Sex-Positive, Queer Characters

Growing up with little queer representation in the media, Jason Caceres is committed to a future of diverse queer stories being told. He is currently in one of them – OUTtv's "Open To It."

by Frank J. Avella | Jan 22

The Steamiest Queer TV Moments of 2023
The Steamiest Queer TV Moments of 2023

Streaming services provided queer folk with a lot of sexy content to binge in 2023. One could make the argument that TV has far surpassed film when it comes to depicting sexual situations and, especially, nudity. And we at EDGE are most grateful.

by Frank J. Avella | Jan 18

Breaking Down the Queer Stars and Roles Worthy of 2023 Awards Recognition
Breaking Down the Queer Stars and Roles Worthy of 2023 Awards Recognition

This year there are quite a number of queer artists that have really good chances at major awards mentions and Oscar attention.

by Frank J. Avella | Jan 11

 What Were the Hottest Queer Movie Scenes of 2023?
What Were the Hottest Queer Movie Scenes of 2023?

Before 2023 slips into the past, EDGE contributor Frank Avella offers his choices for the hottest queer movie scenes of 2023. And from the looks of things, it was a very good year.

by Frank J. Avella | Jan 10

EDGE Interview: Andrew Haigh Looks at the Past Through a Queer Lens in 'All of Us Strangers'
EDGE Interview: Andrew Haigh Looks at the Past Through a Queer Lens in 'All of Us Strangers'

Out Brit filmmaker Andrew Haigh "All of Us Strangers" in on many short lists for one of the year's best film. EDGE spoke to Haigh about his magically real drama with standout performances by Andrew Scott and Paul Mescal.

by Frank J. Avella | Jan 7

Rising Star Noah J. Ricketts Sizzles in 'Fellow Travelers'
Rising Star Noah J. Ricketts Sizzles in 'Fellow Travelers'

Broadway sensation, Noah J. Ricketts, is on fire! Currently showcasing his range on Showtime's "Fellow Travelers" on TV, he is also starring in a new musical version of "The Great Gatsby."

by Frank J. Avella | Dec 30, 2023


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