John R. Killacky

March Short Fuses — Materia Critica

March 2, 2024
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Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, television, film, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.

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Arts Commentary: Remembering the Culture Wars of the ’90s

December 8, 2022
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Freedom of expression is a more precious commodity than taste. Conservative critics were very clear about their moral imperative; they confidently vilified artists and terrorized institutions. No one won the culture wars — we lost them.

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Film Interview: Angelo Madsen Minax’s Cinema of Trans Embodiment

October 7, 2022
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Chaos and anarchy are embedded in Angelo Madsen Minax’s hybrid cinema of survival, acceptance and transcendence.

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Cultural Feature: Boston’s “Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide” — Still Going Strong After Three Decades

September 4, 2022
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More than 1,400 writers have been featured in G&LR’s uninterrupted run over the last three decades.

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Arts Appreciation: Long Overdue — Homage to Julius Eastman, Fierce Black Queen Iconoclast

July 26, 2022
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Scorned and consigned to oblivion in his day, Julius Eastman is finally being celebrated for his unabashed talent and the sheer audacity of his inimitable genius. Brava diva!

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