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Reeling 2021: Invisible: Gay Women in Southern Music is as enthralling as it is expansive
Invisible, T.J. Parsell’s documentary about queer women and the country music they make, gives its subjects a space to shine.
Reeling 2021: The Sixth Reel is a hilarious, warm, cinephiliac comedy
With The Sixth Reel Charles Busch writes, directs, and stars in a delightful, frantic, thoughtful picture about the hunt for a lost film.
The Great British Baking Show defies gravity (and expectations) in the season 12 opener
The latest crop of bakers make some flaky pastry tarts as the world’s comfort-food show starts another season.
Reeling 2021: Gemmel & Tim preserves the memories of two Black gay men denied justice
Michiel Thomas’ heartbreaking documentary calls for justice and equity and highlights the racial disparities in how society treats even gay men.
NYFF 2021: Bergman Island offers scenes from a creatively fractured marriage
Mia Hansen-Løve’s latest wrestles with the creative and romantic frustrations between men and women, with Ingmar Bergman watching mindfully overhead.
Reeling 2021: The Journey of Monalisa is intimate and winding
The Journey of Monalisa, Nicole Costa’s documentary about the life of poet, artist, friend, and sex worker Iván Monalisa is insightfully wry.