Buddies, Bound and First Reformed: Jim Hemphill’s Weekend Blu-ray Recommendations

One year before the release of Parting Glances and four before Longtime Companion, Arthur Bressan Jr. wrote, produced, directed and edited Buddies (1985), one of the first narrative feature films to ...

Buddies, Bound and First Reformed: Jim Hemphill’s Weekend Blu-ray Recommendations

One year before the release of Parting Glances and four before Longtime Companion, Arthur Bressan Jr. wrote, produced, directed and edited Buddies (1985), one of the first narrative feature films to ...

Looney Tunes Battle Game on Deck From Warner Bros., Scopely

Get ready to do battle with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Wile E. Coyote, Yosemite Sam, Tweety Bird and other Looney Tunes characters — complete with plummeting Acme anvils, exploding presents, and giant ...

Home Video Highlights: Vinegar Syndrome Releases AIDS Drama ‘Buddies’ and ‘The House of the Dead’

Over here at The Playlist, we admittedly don’t spend as much time on new home video releases from the boutique labels as much as we should. We always highlight the upcoming Criterion Collection ...

Film Review: ‘1985’

Film Review: ‘1985’ Gay fests are currently showing a restoration of the late Arthur J. Bressan Jr.’s “Buddies,” a microbudgeted drama that arrived in 1985 as the first-ever narrative feature about the AIDS crisis, one ...

NYC Weekend Watch: ‘Ludwig,’ Bresson, ‘Les Carabiniers,’ Liz Taylor & More

Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. ...

'There was a lot of panic' - behind the first movies to tackle the Aids crisis

Before Philadelphia won two Oscars, a set of smaller films dealt with the pandemic and those involved talk about the battles they faced getting their stories on screen In the space of nine days in ...

Mobile-Games Company Scopely Raised Additional $100 Million for Acquisitions, Investments

Walter Driver, CEO and co-founder of Scopely, doesn’t describe his company as a mobile games publisher. Instead, he says Scopely is a next-generation mobile entertainment network — one that delivers ...