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Directors Tom Williams and Tom Dolby behind the scenes of their film 'Last Weekend'

The Trick Who Came Home :: Tom Dolby on 'Last Weekend'

By David Lamble | Sep 16
Tom Dolby, scion of the fabled Dolby Sound clan, along with his college chum and co-director Tom Williams, offers a quirky family drama, "Last Weekend."

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Features

@ Reeling :: LGBT Films to Watch For

By Kevin Langson | Sep 15
Reeling, Chicago's LGBT film fest, celebrates its 32nd year this week. EDGE's Kevin Langston offers a preview of some titles that will be screened.

Kristin Wiig and Bill Hader in "The Skeleton Twins"

Kristen Wiig And Bill Hader Get Serious as 'The Skeleton Twins'

By Sean Au | Sep 12
Kristen Wiig & Bill Hader - familiar from SNL & numerous films - get serious as a troubled brother and sister in "The Skeleton Twins." EDGE spoke to Wigg & Hader, along with director Craig Johnson about the indie film.

Mark Jones on Kicking Open The South's Closet Door

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sep 6
We think we've come far in this era of a rapidly spreading marriage equality movement. Mark Jones' "Tennessee Queer," newly out on DVD, serves as a wake-up call which reminds us how far we still have to go.

Joan Rivers in a still from Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work.

Looking Back :: Joan Rivers, 'the Anti-celebrity Celebrity'

By Robert Nesti | Sep 5
4 years ago the doc "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work" offered a piercing, honest look behind-the-scenes of the show business dynamo, who died yesterday at 81. At the time EDGE interviewed the film's director Ricki Stern about the film. It is reposted here.

Laverne Cox and her twin brother, M. Lamar

Laverne Cox, Kate Bornstein in Weeklong GENDERFLUID Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 4
Laverne Cox, Holly Woodlawn, Hedwig and Kate Bornstein will headline GENDERFLUID, a week-long festival of performance, film, and art by transgender and genderfluid artists, Sept. 9-14 at Baruch Performing Arts Center.

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Movie Reviews

Harry Treadaway and Rose Leslie in 'Honeymoon'

Honeymoon

By Charlie Nash
Leigh Janiak's "Honeymoon" is a terrifying and stunningly assured feature-film debut.

A scene from 'May in the Summer'

May in the Summer

By Roger Walker-Dack
The movie starts out with an energy of a fast paced multi-cultural family melodrama, but as soon as May's enthusiasm for her forthcoming nuptials wan, so does ours too in the aimless plot that follows.

Tom Hardy and Matthias Schoenaerts star in 'The Drop'

The Drop

By Kevin Taft
Tom Hardy gives a mesmerizing performance as a man struggling with loneliness and a past he thought he had left behing.

James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain star in 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby'

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby

By Kevin Taft
A heartbreaking character study of a relationship in turmoil, "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them" features two of the best performances of the year and a tremendous character study of love and loss.

Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig star in 'The Skeleton Twins'

The Skeleton Twins

By Kevin Taft
Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader do Oscar-worthy work in a funny, but heart-breaking tale of two siblings struggling with life.

Mavis Staples in 'Take Me to the River'

Take Me To The River

By Louise Adams
Martin Shore's vivid, soulful documentary commemorates the importance of Memphis in the music industry, focusing on Royal Studios and Stax Records.

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