Strike a Pose at the QDoc: Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival between May 19 and May 24

Thurs, May 19th 7:30 | Hollywood Theatre “That show was about freedom—freedom as an artist, freedom as a human being, freedom to fucking speak the truth.” —Jose Gutierrez Xtravaganza, dancer In 1991, the smash documentary Truth or Dare brought audiences behind the scenes of Madonna’s groundbreaking Blond Ambition tour, which courted controversy with the Vatican for…

The Gay Men Who Carried Madonna, 25 Years Later

Photo: Linda Posnick In the 1991 movie Madonna: Truth or Dare, the titular superstar plays the role of her lifetime: herself. Filmed during her 1990 Blond Ambition tour when the then-31-year-old pop star was at her commercial peak, the Alek Keshishian-directed concert film/backstage documentary finds Madonna reveling in the cult of her personality. “She doesn’t…

Warren Beatty Is “Serious” About Making Dick Tracy 2

Buena Vista Pictures Warren Beatty spoke to attendees at CinemaCon this week to once again reiterate his desire to sequelize his big-budget, B-movie inspired, 1990 action/comedy film Dick Tracy. In the 26 years since the undoubtedly unique, ultra-stylised and loony adaptation of the pulp comics classic first hit the screen, Beatty has teased an unlikely…