2023 Was The Year of Queer Cinema

Best LGBTQIA+ movies and TV of 2023

Paul Mescal and Andrew Scott

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What a year for queer cinema! While we can all agree that Hollywood would be nothing and nowhere without the contributions of queer people, only in the past few decades have we seen queer stories in the mainstream. And as we see more complex representation on the big and small screen — narratives that aren’t set in the mid-80s, if you know what I mean — it’s refreshing to celebrate an abundance of queer perspectives.

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Charles Melton and Julianne Moore

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The impossible has happened: Charles Melton has emerged a bonafide Hollywood star out of Riverdale’s smoking ashes.

Riverdale, the CW and Netflix menace that went on for seven agonizing seasons from 2017 - 2023, was the teen show to end all YA dramas. After torturing its actors with nonsensical plot turns, inexplicable musical numbers, and confusing character arcs, Riverdale finally put the long-suffering cast out of its misery and set them free.

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What Does Anna Wintour Know?

A vibe shift is coming. Just look at the latest issue of Vogue.

Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez Vogue

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We all have a hill that we’ll gladly die on. My roommate routinely goes on tirades about how no movie should run longer than 90 minutes (sorry, Scorcese). A lot of people on the internet are currently committed to the "hill" (read: conspiracy theory) that Kylie Jenner and Timothee Chalamet are a PR stunt engineered by Kris.

I’ve said it once and I’ll say it over and over for the rest of my life: mine is that the Kim and Kanye Vogue cover of September 2014 caused a major vibe shift.

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Congrats to the Hottest Couple Ever

Channing Tatum put a ring on it. Because duh, it’s Zoe Kravitz

Zoe Kravitz engaged

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I love love. I love inane celebrity news. I love Channing Tatum’s buzzcut. So imagine my absolute glee when Zoe Kravitz and Channing Tatum — the hottest duo ever and blueprint to every couple in Bushwick — revealed their engagement.

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Film Reviews

“Sitting in Bars With Cake”: A Portrait of Platonic Love for the Loneliness Epidemic

Everyone is talking about what it means to be a friend in this era. Sitting in Bars With Cake shows us how

Sitting in Bars with Cake

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If you were in a bar on a night out, and two girls offered you a slice of cake, would you eat it?

While this could be the premise of a Chuck Palahniuk novel (Cake, a sequel to Choke, perhaps?) or an A24 psychological thriller about eating and intimacy or something equally uncanny, the reality is in fact … based on reality.

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How to Dress Like Sofia Richie

Recreate the style star’s fashion week looks

Sofia Richie Style

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Sofia Richie-Grainge is the biggest style star of the year. After her internet-breaking wedding, she single-handedly put #OldMoney, #QuietLuxury style on the map — never mind that, as our favorite nepo baby, her wealth only goes back one generation to her father, Lionel Richie.

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