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CATALONIA FILMS | A vibrant underground club scene helps set the stage of "This is Not Berlin" and creates the space for Carlos' exploration of his identity.

‘This is Not Berlin’ Tackles Queer Coming-of-Age Story

★★★★☆ Evocative of recent masterpieces “Moonlight” and “Roma,” “This is Not Berlin” presents a brilliant coming-of-age story in Mexico City during the 1980s. Anchored by stunning performances and mesmerizing cinematography, the film amazes with a gorgeous narrative of exploring sexual identity and finding social acceptance in the margins of society.[Read More…]

by September 11, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Movies, The Guide
ALEC BERG PRODUCTIONS | Barry Berkman, played by Bill Hader, grapples with his identity as a killer. Although funny and entertaining, the show addresses larger questions of morality and explores Barry's psyche.

Bill Hader Explores Dark Humor in ‘Barry’

“Barry,” HBO’s award-winning series launched last March, blends lighthearted, whimsical humor with dark, emotional themes. The show has received positive responses, winning two Primetime Emmy Awards. The show stars Bill Hader as a former United States Marine, Barry Berkman. Barry, a Midwestern hit man, travels to Los Angeles for a[Read More…]

ALEC BERG PRODUCTIONS

Bill Hader’s ‘Barry’ Focuses on Characters in 2nd Season

“Barry,” the dark comedy series starring “Saturday Night Live” alumnus Bill Hader, returns March 31 for a second season that dives deeper into the psyche of a hitman attempting to erase his past wrongdoings. The HBO series focuses on the emotional trauma and history that we all carry everyday, despite[Read More…]

by April 1, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Television, The Guide
MONKEY PAW PRODUCTIONS | Establishing Jordan Peele as one of the strongest directors of his generation, "Us" offers a scathing commentary on class and privilege while avoiding becoming pedantic. With standout performances by Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke, "Us" will keep audiences thinking about its central metaphor even after the film ends.

‘Us’ Critiques Society Using Horror Genre

★★★★★ The highly anticipated Jordan Peele film “Us” holds a mirror up to society, revealing the terrifying consequences of its actions. This horror masterpiece crafts a brilliant rumination on the terrors that the oppressive forces of privilege create for others, bolstered by an Oscar-worthy performance by Lupita Nyong’o. In the[Read More…]

DC TRIATHALON CLUB | Despite more LGBTQ-friendly spaces on campus, university students are regularly losing access to queer nightlife establishments in the city. Such closures represent the persistent struggle for LGBTQ students to find communities with which to celebrate their identities.

LGBTQ Nightlife Dissipates in the District

As students left campus for spring break, Georgetown’s queer community lost another one of its dwindling LGBTQ nightlife establishments, calling into the question the state of safe spaces for queer individuals. Washington, D.C., has the largest proportion of LGBTQ residents of any U.S. state or territory, according to a recent[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
MNEK/INSTAGRAM | English songwriter MNEK, above, filled Union Stage with a magnetic and inclusive energy that thrilled all.

MNEK Amazes in Unapologetic Performance on Debut US Tour

Stepping out of the shadow of songwriting for artists such as Beyoncé and Dua Lipa, MNEK was in the spotlight with a gorgeous vocal performance and stunning choreography Feb. 20 at Union Stage. The concert was an unapologetic celebration of queer culture and the diverse identities of artists who have[Read More…]

by March 3, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Music, The Guide