Lin-Manuel Miranda’s feature directorial debut, tick, tick…BOOM!, honors the work of the late Rent creator and composer Jonathan Larson. I’m going to be completely honest. I went into this film without really being familiar with Jonathan Larson’s (Andrew Garfield) work. Well, aside from the famous song from Rent. However, tick, tick…BOOM! is a project that didn’t know anything about in terms of music or stage play. But anyway, that didn’t stop me from enjoying the…"tick, tick…BOOM! Honors Jonathan Larson"
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Disclosure: Trans Lives On Screen takes a deep dive into cinematic and television history in order to start a conversation about transgender lives. According to GLAAD, 80 percent of Americans have never met a transgender person. Here’s to hoping that Disclosure changes this statistic because this documentary is the film that we’ve all been waiting for. It’s a film that puts transgender lives on screen in a new perspective. There’s a lot to take in…"Sundance 2020: Disclosure: Trans Lives On Screen"
The upcoming musical drama, Saturday Church, can best be described as Moonlight meets La La Land. This is said with the best of intentions as the lead character is both questioning their sexuality and gender identity. Written and directed by Damon Cardasis, the musical stars Luka Kain, Margot Bingham, Regina Taylor, Marquis Rodriguez, MJ Rodriguez, Indya Moore, Alexia Garcia, Kate Bornstein, and Jaylin Fletcher. Ulysses (Kain) is a 14-year old boy who is now the…"Saturday Church: Moonlight meets La La Land"