Owen Wilson plays a Hollywood screenwriter visiting Paris, who fancies the city’s golden glory of the 20s. At the clock’s chime, he’s transported back to that era, where he meets a who’s who of literary and art legends. This a successful light comedy for Allen, which doesn’t mean guffaws and pratfalls, but knowing, educated chuckles. As usual, the characters range from neurotic to beautiful. The City of Lights is presented in lovely luminosity and Wilson is appealing. A witty and charming trifle.
GAY ANGLE: You’ll meet a few famous queers from time gone by, but no references to their sexuality (or anybody else’s for that matter).
Jerry Williams reviewed movies for WTVR-TV for 14 years and for Style Weekly for 10 years. When he launched his own website in 1998 at TVJerry.com, he took his reviews to the Internet. Through those hundreds of reviews, Jerry kept his sexual orientation muted. So, he's excited to be adding "gay angles" to his postings for GayRVA.com.
Who was really responsible for the Stonewall riots, the 1969 event which is considered the start of the fight for LGBTQ equality? According to some, the trailer for an upcoming film about the riots, Stonewall, glosses over quite a few important people who happened to be at the Christopher Street bar that night. All folks really have [...]