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Keep the Lights On

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'Love Is Strange' Is The Year's Greatest Romance

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.29.2014 | Entertainment

Early in "Love is Strange," a scene opens on John Lithgow and Alfred Molina sitting at a piano. Molina, portraying a music teacher named George, romps...

Chris Mason Johnson's Test: A Tale of Two Challenges

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 04.26.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Chris Mason Johnson's sultry and perfectly human Test enjoyed its European premiere recently at this year's Berlinale. The film is a survivor's tale, told through the POV of a gay character, but so multidimensional that be it man, woman, straight or gay, everyone can relate to its themes.

Keeping the Lights on With Ira Sachs

Christopher Atamian | Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment
Christopher Atamian

I finally watched Keep the Lights On and have been trying to put into words what exactly bothered me so much about this seemingly accomplished film, which takes the viewer into one corner of the drug-soaked world of late '90s gay Chelsea.

Get To Know This Surprise Spirit Award Nominee

Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment

When Film Independent announced the Spirit Award nominations for Best Feature, expected indie titles like "Silver Linings Playbook," "Bernie," "Beasts...

LISTEN: Ira Sachs Talks About His New Film 'Keep The Lights On' And LGBT Issues

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 12.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with filmmaker Ira Sachs about his new film, Keep the Lights On, which chronicles an emotionally and sexually charged journey of two men in New York City through love, friendship and addiction.

Movie Review: Keep the Lights On

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.06.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Ira Sachs' Keep the Lights On starts with a credit montage of bad paintings. His protagonist, Erik (Thure Lindhardt), is first seen cruising gay-sex phone chatlines looking for company.