The Very Best of Film/TV
Mirror Mirror, She’s Living for This, Jitters, Turn Me On, Dammit!
Oscar winner Julia Roberts and Nathan Lane star in Mirror Mirror, a spectacular reimagining of the classic fairy tale Snow White, opening Mar 16 at a theater near you. When an evil queen (Roberts) steals control of Snow White’s kingdom, the exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright. Mirror Mirror is a spirited adventure comedy filled with jealousy, romance and betrayal that will capture your imagination.
Leading gay cable network here! TV premieres the brand-new, over-the-top comedy series She’s Living for This, airing every other Friday starting Feb 24. Drag personality Sherry Vine host this original 30-minute variety show providing a unique, modern update of the classic TV variety show standard set by Sonny & Cher, Carol Burnett and Benny Hill. This fun-filled half-hour is bursting at the sequined seams with comedy sketches, special guests and musical numbers, plus a weekly “soap opera” that’s guaranteed to tickle the funny bone. Confirmed guests for the first three shows of the six-episode first season include Tony-nominated performance artist Justin Vivian Bond, drag diva Peppermint and cabaret singer/New York City legend Joey Arias.
On Mar 27, TLA Releasing will drop the DVD of the coming-of-age drama Jitters. This award-winning film from Iceland captures the excitement and trauma of a group of teens as they try to figure out who they are and what they stand for in an ever changing and complicated world. The film centers on a budding relationship between two teenage boys: the uptight, confused Gabriel and free-spirited Marcus. Becoming friends while on a trip to England, things change on their last night together when they share an unexpected kiss.
Turn Me On, Dammit!, a whimsical and poignant female coming-of age story from Norway, opens in theaters Mar 30. Featuring the dramatic debut of Jannicke Systad Jacobsen, the film tells the story of the unbridled sexual appetite of a teenage girl who is made to feel different and ostracized by her peers and community.