WATCH LIST: “And Then There Was Eve” Now Playing, Gregg Araki’s “Now Apocalypse” Debuts

Plus “Project Runway” returns with a new host and first transgender model!

In Theaters

And Then There Was Eve

Alyssa (Tania Nolan) is a successful photographer struggling to make sense of her husband’s mysterious disappearance. With the help of one of his musician colleagues, Eve (transgender actress Rachel Crowl), Alyssa explores a whole new set of feelings and attraction. Eve will also be available March 12 on VOD. (March 8, Breaking Glass Pictures)

DVD/Blu-Ray/Video on Demand

Madonna and the Breakfast Club

Director Guy Guido revisits Madonna’s first attempt to break into music with a punk-pop band called The Breakfast Club in 1979 through interviews with its members and dramatic reenactments starring an uncanny young Madge lookalike, Jamie Auld. (VOD, The Orchard)

Mary Poppins Returns

Out actor Ben Whishaw co-stars as the grown-up Michael Banks in this delightful sequel to the 1964 Disney classic about magical nanny Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt). The film Features songs by Marc Shaiman and Scott Whitman (Hairspray) and co-stars Lin-Manuel Miranda, Colin Firth, and Emily Mortimer, plus sweet cameos by Meryl Streep and the original film’s Dick Van Dyke and Jane Banks. (VOD, Disney)

Vice

Alison Pill, who portrayed Harvey Milk’s right-hand-lesbian Anne Kronenberg in Milk, plays Mary Cheney, out lesbian daughter of Dick Cheney (Christian Bale), in Adam McKay’s darkly comic biopic about G.W. Bush’s (Sam Rockwell) power-mongering vice president. Melissa K. Marks plays Mary’s partner, Heather Poe. (VOD, 20th Century Fox)

TV/Streaming

Project Runway

Say goodbye to Tim and Heidi, and say hello to new host Karlie Kloss and mentor Christian Siriano as Project Runway enters season 17. Bonus: we’ll also see PR’s first transgender runway model! (March 14, Bravo)

Now Apocalypse

Queer maverick writer-director Gregg Araki (Mysterious Skin, Nowhere, Kaboom) brings us a brazenly queer, darkly funny, sexual and satirical half-hour series about Ulysses (Avan Jogia), a queer Los Angeles millennial who lives with a hunky yet dim wannabe screenwriter, Ford (Beau Mirchoff), and has the hots for an enigmatic guy named Gabriel (Tyler Posey). He also has visions involving lizard people and the end of the world. This is pure Araki! (March 10, Starz)

Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate
Lily Tomlin
The zany classic TV comedy sketch show, which inspired Lady Bunny’s Wigstock ensemble routines, gets a 50th anniversary tribute featuring original cast member Lily Tomlin (who will reprise her classic characters Ernestine and Edith Ann), Neil Patrick Harris, Margaret Cho, and many more. (March 8, Netflix)

Drag Me Down the Aisle

The wedding preparation reality show gets a cross-dressed twist when RuPaul’s Drag Race faves Thorgy Thor, Jujubee, Alexis Michelle, and BeBe Zahara Benet help an Amish girl become her best bride in this TLC special. Series, please! (March 9, TLC)

American Gods

The second season of the Starz series based on Neil Gaiman’s novel about a brewing war between Old Gods and New Gods, including the former’s pansexual god of love Bilquis (Yetide Badaki), sees the addition of Two-Spirit Native American character Sam Black Crow (Devery Jacobs). (March 10, Starz)

Lawrence is a New York-based travel and entertainment writer whose work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Time Out New York and The New York Post.
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