Lara Zarum is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.
1 day ago | Film and TV
The show’s production designers and costumers clearly revel in Claws’ setting; everything is slightly overdone, Florida-style, right down to the elaborately detailed designs that Desna’s salon specializes in
3 days ago | Film Reviews
Through archival footage of Rogers both on and off the set of his iconic show, as well as interviews with his family, friends and former crew members, Won’t You Be My Neighbor? draws a flattering yet complex portrait of its subject, who die...
3 days ago | Film and TV
Like Nanette, Rape Jokes is in part a deconstruction of comedy itself, particularly the debates in recent years over what should, or shouldn’t, be acceptable in a stand-up set
If your cold, cold heart doesn't melt at some point during Won't You Be My Neighbor?, the documentary about Fred "Mister" Rogers, well, I don't know what to do for you. Watching this movie is like freebasing sincerity -- a scarce resource...
13 days ago | Film and TV
Jennie Livingston’s 1990 documentary Paris is Burning introduced viewers — along with hordes of gender-studies students — to the world of 1980s-era Harlem drag balls, a couple of decades before RuPaul’s Drag Race ushered a parade of queens into th...