Bringing ‘Riley Parra’ to Life – Part 2

In part two of my series on the supernatural crime drama Riley Parra, I interviewed Marem Hassler, who stars as Detective Parra.  Riley Parra is the latest series from Tello Films. Based on the novels by the sa...

Bringing ‘Riley Parra’ to Life – Part 1

Looking for a female-driven crime drama with supernatural overtones and queer romance? Then check out Riley Parra from Tello Films. Detective Riley Parra (Marem Hassler) patrols the streets of No Man's Land pro...

A Very Sordid Interview with Del Shores

Seventeen years ago writer and director Del Shores released Sordid Lives, a dark comedy that dealt with religious fervor, bigotry and coming out in a small Texas town. The film quickly became an LGBT cult class...

American Horror Story Hotel is an Homage to The Hunger

American Horror Story: Hotel, the fifth season in Ryan Murphy's dark and deeply twisted series, is now available on Netflix, along with the first four seasons. I missed season five when it aired on FX, so I cau...

Getting to the Heart of Heartland

For the last few months a new lesbian film, Heartland, toured the film festival circuit garnering multiple audience awards. I can see why. The film combines all the elements audiences want in a dramatic film: i...