Hans Pedersen

Tallulah

July 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, August 2016 Web Exclusive. Allison Janney (Juno) and Ellen Page. Photo courtesy of tallulahthemovie.tumblr.com. Tallulah, a fascinating tale of emotional [...]

At The Box Office | August 2016

July 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, August 2016 Issue. Beneath the Skin Available on DVD July 19 A story of gay bashing, abuse and high school love, this indie was written and co-directed by [...]

Take Me to the River

June 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, July 2016 Web Exclusive. Take Me to the River starts out as the story of a California teen who’s going to come out to his extended family in Nebraska, [...]

Outfest 2016

June 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, July 2016 Web Exclusive. Fresh and exciting new voices continue to emerge in queer cinema, and filmmakers are finding innovative ways of sharing these [...]

At The Box Office | July 2016

June 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, June 2016 Issue. Ghostbusters In theaters July 15 | Not yet rated Director Paul Feig helms this all-female Ghostbusters reboot, explaining these four women [...]

At The Box Office | June 2016

May 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, June 2016 Issue. Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party Available in theaters, On Demand DVD Gay filmmaker Stephen Cone is reportedly the son of a Southern Baptist [...]

Holy Hell

May 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, June 2016 Issue. Holy Hell is a curious and insightful documentary that sheds light on the dangerous allure of cults. The film incorporates 30 years’ [...]

Viva

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, May 2016 Issue. “Find your voice” is the tagline on the poster for Viva – and it’s a message that resonates strongly for director Paddy Breathnach. [...]

At The Box Office | April 2016

March 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen Love  Now Available | Unrated | 135 minutes In the latest movie by Gaspar Noé (Irreversible, Enter the Void), an American named Murphy (Karl Glusman) and [...]

Mapplethorpe

March 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, April 2016 Issue. Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, the directors and executive producers of Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures, have found their niche in [...]

At The Box Office | March 2016

February 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, March 2016 Issue. Naz and Maalik  Now available | Unrated | 86 minutes Naz and Maalik are lovers as well as classmates who spend their days in Brooklyn [...]

The Oscar Roster

February 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, March 2016 Issue. Ahead of the 88th Academy Awards, controversy has erupted over what’s become known as the whitewashing of the Oscars. It’s the absence [...]

Desperado 2016 Feature Film | Stuff

January 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, February 2016 Issue. Back to Echo’s Desperado 2016 coverage. Written and directed by Susan Guacci, Stuff is a refreshing portrait of two women in a [...]

Desperado 2016 Feature Film | Akron

January 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, February 2016 Issue. Back to Echo’s Desperado 2016 coverage. A tragedy in an Ohio supermarket parking lot unfolds in the opening moments of Akron, [...]

The Best of the Fest

January 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hans Pedersen, February 2016 Issue. From transgender roller derby players and gay sports heroes to tattooed suburban moms and hot cops in love, the 2016 Desperado LGBT [...]
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