Four films in theaters this month

By Tuesday Mahrle, April 2020 Issue.

The New Mutants

In Theaters April 3 | 94 Minutes | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

Charlie Heaton (Stranger Things) leads a cast of up-and-comers in an action packed film about five young mutants. The first graduating class of Charles Xavier’s School for the Gifted is being held in captivity in a secret facility and the extraordinary group must fight to keep themselves alive. Continuing the X-Men sagas, you’ll find thrills and chills in this much anticipated April debut.

The Lovebirds

In Theaters April 3 | Rated R | 86 Minutes | Crime, Action, Thriller, Romance, Comedy, Mystery

Every couple has one defining moment in their relationship. For Leilani and Jibran (Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani), that moment is a murder gone wrong. The two find themselves entangled in the crosshairs of police, assassins, and secret societies all while trying to clear their names. Hilarity follows these characters in this crazy, action-packed, romantic comedy with a twist.

Promising Young Woman

In Theaters April 17 | Rated PG-13 | 113 Minutes | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A young woman, Cassie (Carey Mulligan), suffers a tragic and traumatic incident that derails her life. With her future plans washed away, this once promising young woman finds herself treading the waters of life. Now, she’s a medical school drop-out, living at home and working at a local coffee shop. Her boss (Laverne Cox) is worried about her but it’s ok, Cassie has a secret — a double life she leads at night.


In Theaters April 24 | Not Yet Rated | | Horror, Thriller

Janelle Monáe, Gabourey Sidibe, and Jena Malone headline this disturbing thriller from the producers of Get Out and Us. Successful author Veronica Henley (Monae) finds herself in an alternate reality and can’t diverge from it. She must uncover the dark mysteries to escape before it’s too late. This movie will have you at the edge of your seat and grasping for something in this reality to cling to.

WhistlePig + Alfa Romeo F1

SHOREHAM, VT (September 13, 2023) — WhistlePig Whiskey, the leaders in independent craft whiskey, and Alfa Romeo F1 Team Stake are waving the checkered flag on a legend-worthy release that’s taking whiskey to G-Force levels. The Limited Edition PiggyBack Legends Series: Alfa Romeo F1 Team Stake Barrel is a high Rye Whiskey selected by the Alfa Romeo F1 Team Stake drivers, with barrels trialed in their wind tunnel to ensure a thrilling taste in every sip.

The third iteration in WhistlePig’s Single Barrel PiggyBack Legends Series, the Alfa Romeo F1 Team Stake Barrel is bottled at 96.77 proof, a nod to Valtteri Bottas’ racing number, 77, and the precision of racing. Inspired by Zhou Guanyu, the first Chinese F1 driver, this Rye Whiskey is finished with lychee and oolong tea. Herbal and floral notes of the oolong tea complement the herbaceous notes of WhistlePig’s signature PiggyBack 100% Rye, rounded out with a juicy tropical fruit finish and a touch of spice.

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Nurse Practitioner Ari Kravitz

When I started medical transition at 20 years old, it was very difficult to get the care I needed for hormone replacement therapy because there are very few providers trained in starting hormones for trans people, even though it’s very similar to the hormones that we prescribe to women in menopause or cisgender men with low testosterone.

I hope more providers get trained in LGBTQ+ healthcare, so they can support patients along their individual gender journey, and provide the info needed to make informed decisions about their body. I’ve personally seen my trans patients find hope and experience a better quality of life through hormone replacement therapy.

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Descanso Resort, Palm Springs' premier destination for gay men, just received Tripadvisor's highest honor, a Travelers' Choice "Best of the Best" award for 2023. Based on guests' reviews and ratings, fewer than 1% of Tripadvisor's 8 million listings around the world receive the coveted "Best of the Best" designation. Descanso ranked 12th in the top 25 small inns and hotels category in the United States. Quite an accomplishment!

Open less than two years, Descanso Resort offers gay men a relaxing and luxurious boutique hotel experience just minutes away from Palm Springs' buzziest restaurants, nightclubs, and shopping. Descanso has quickly established itself as a top destination for sophisticated gay travelers, earning hundreds of 5-star guest reviews and consistently ranking in Trapadvisor's top positions alongside brother properties Santiago Resort and Twin Palms Resort.

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