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Review: Madonna’s seminal concert film ‘Truth or Dare’

Madonna visits her mother’s grave in the concert film Truth or Dare “An image and a good hook can get you in the door, but something has to keep you in the room.” – Madonna From the Hamilton Club to Palladium Ballroom, New York’s twentieth century nightlife scene thrived for nearly a century.  CBGB’s, Max’s Kansas City, The Mudd Club, …

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Madonna to be honored by GLAAD Advocate for Change Award

Madonna (photo via Twitter @James_Moore10) The 30th GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Association Against Defamation) Awards will honor music legend and LGBTQ+ ally Madonna with the Advocate for Change Award for her continued advancement of accelerating acceptance towards the LGBTQ+ community through her music and personal endeavors. “Madonna always has and always will be the LGBTQ community’s greatest ally and it …

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Madonna’s next directorial effort: biopic of ballerina Michaela DePrince

Grammy-winning superstar and Queen of Pop Madonna will be Taking Flight. That’s the title of the next film she will be directing, a biopic of ballerina Michaela DePrince, the Sierra Leone-born dancer who fled her country’s civil war (where both of her parents were killed or died) to become the youngest dancer in the history of the Dance Theatre of …

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Madonna Biopic ‘Blonde Ambition’ Gets Into the Groove at Universal

Universal Pictures has opted Elyse Hollander’s screenplay “Blonde Ambition,” based on the megastar’s initial rise from club kid to her eponymous first album. No word yet on if the rights to any of Madonna’s early music has or will be secured for the biopic but the singer is notoriously guarded about music use and denied all use for a previous …

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Elyse Hollander’s Madonna Biopic ‘Blond Ambition’ Tops 2016 Black List

Elyse Hollander’s “Blond Ambition” screenplay about Madonna’s first album topped the 2016 Black List. What is the Black List, you might ask? It’s an annual ranking of the best unproduced screenplays in Hollywood. In the Black List’s own words: The project details the beginnings of Madonna’s career as she tries to get her first album made while struggling with love and romance …

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Frameline 40: 5 Films You Must Watch

Frameline 40 is about to kick off and here are five movies that well represent this year’s festival. From coming of age stories, great docs, emerging sexualities and comedy-dramas there is something for everyone at this year’s fest. Here are five great choices. Closet Monster Like a gay Donnie Darko with a Disney sidekick and an Xavier Dolan sensibility, Oscar (played …

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MUSIC REVIEW: Madonna – ‘Rebel Heart’ (★★★½)

Madonna’s had a tough couple of months. Just before Christmas last year a handful of demos from her new album were leaked to the public and she and Interscope had to frantically release six finished tracks for an album that was three months from release. Then, in February, the entirety of the Super Deluxe version of the album, Rebel Heart, …

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57th Grammy Awards Winners: Sam Smith’s Big Night and Beck Wins AOTY

Beck kept Beyoncé from achieving one of the only Grammys that’s been out of her grasp, Album of the Year, with his win tonight for Morning Phase. Don’t be too sad for Bey though, she still managed Grammy wins for Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance (for “Drunk in Love,” with husband Jay-Z), pushing her into 20+ lifetime Grammys. …

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Watch Madonna’s Music Video for ‘Living for Love’ Video HERE

After weeks of leaks and drama galore surrounding Madonna’s 13th studio album, Rebel Heart, we have the official video for the lead single, “Living for Love.” It’s a rich and sexy tapestry of matadors, masks and a Moulin Rouge! sensibility that looks tour-ready. The video was directed by Julien Choquart and Camille Hirigoyen aka J.A.C.K., edited by by Danny B. …

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