How the All-Drag Movie 'Vegas in Space' Forever Changed Queer Cinema
Campy, psychedelic, and utterly bizarre, 'Vegas in Space' was one of the first truly queer midnight movies, and a cinematic revelation.
Lesbian Terrorists Use Porn as Propaganda in This Radical New Film
We talked to controversial queer filmmaker Bruce LaBruce about his new film, "The Misandrists," which mixes punk rock, political theory, and porn—and promises to piss pretty much everyone off.
Artist Bruce LaBruce Thinks Gays Should Stop Selling Their Souls to the Corporate Devil
The pioneering "queercore" writer, director, and photographer talks with us about his upcoming retrospective at MoMA, gay conformity, and Andy Warhol.
New York’s Satanic Vector Gallery Is Closing
Satanic artist JJ Brine has decided to shut down his art gallery, one of the last few interesting spaces in the Lower East Side's sea of Chipotles and ATM machines.
Ron Athey Literally Bleeds for His Art
We spoke to the controversial performance artist about self-mutilation, audience members who faint on him, and surviving the AIDS epidemic as an HIV-positive man.
This Summer's Best Rom Com Is About an 18-Year-Old Boy Who Falls in Love with an Old Man
In filmmaker Bruce LaBruce’s new romantic comedy <i>Gerontophilia</i>, an 18-year-old boy falls in love with an 81-year-old resident at the nursing home where he works.
Filmmaker Bruce LaBruce Talks About Conservative Gay Culture and Sex in Nursing Homes
"My films question not only the dominant culture, but the gay orthodoxy as well."
Let's Talk About TIFF
I'm baaAAAack. In case you were wondering where I went, I took about a year off from my VICE column to direct a movie called <i>Gerontophilia</i>, which premiered at the Venice and Toronto international film festivals last month, and is currently...
Scary Photos for Scary Times
In this scariest of seasons—the final run-up to the interminable train wreck of a US presidential campaign—oh, and also Halloween—horror imagery is everywhere. In honor of these spooky times, I present you with some scary, previously unpublished...
All Hail the Fifth Coming of the iPhone
Are we going to keep on sucking Apple’s dick with our eyes blindfolded and pretend we’re not being led down the garden path? I know I am, but not without a modicum of guilt.
Another TIFF Bites the Dust… Again
It’s time for my second annual list of mini-reviews from the Toronto International Film Festival, which I present partly in the belief that filmmakers should not be afraid to offer critiques of the films of other filmmakers, and partly because my own...
Treating Actors Like Cattle at the Toronto International Film Festival
I didn’t spot any international celebrities at the party I threw at The Bovine Sex Club. They were probably off somewhere being herded through pens like bulls to slaughter. Doesn’t sound like a bad idea.