OUT at TIFF: The Walker

A queer look at the 2007 Toronto Int. Film Fest

For one week in September the best and brightest of the motion picture industry converge for the Toronto International Film Festival. In collaboration with Xtra.ca and OUTtv, host Matt Thomas chased down the best of the queer stories from the 2007 festival. We’ll be releasing a new segment right here each week. Don’t miss any of them. And don’t forget to tune-in to OUTtv for the complete series and our special presentation coverage of the whole event, coming soon.

***

THE WALKER:

REVIEW: Paul Schrader’s The Walker is a fascinating indicator of the political climate in America. Woody Harrelson plays a proudly superficial, openly gay descendant of corrupt Southern aristocrats, serving as a “non-sexual escort” to Washington wives – a “walker.” Read the full review…

VIDEO: Matt Thomas caught up with actor Lauren Bacall and director Paul Schrader:

Read More About:
TV & Film, Video, Culture, Arts, Toronto

Keep Reading

Here’s why a ‘Rainbow Week of Action’ is planned across Canada in May

Rallies are planned for May 17 in at least a dozen cities across the country, as well as letter-writing campaigns and education events

7 charts that highlight Chappell Roan’s rise

The "Good Luck, Babe!" singer's popularity has exploded in recent months

How AI image generators fail queer and trans people

The "Cass Review" and its use of AI-generated images highlight some of the key issues with depicting queer and trans people using artificial intelligence

Reneé Rapp’s Coachella set introduced by original ‘The L Word’ stars

Leisha Hailey, Kate Moennig, Jennifer Beals and original series creator Ilene Chaiken gave fans a super queer throwback