Four films in theaters this month

By Tuesday Mahrle, September 2019 Issue.

By Tuesday Mahrle, August 2019 Issue.

IT Chapter II

In theaters September 6 | Rated R | 185 minutes | Horror, Thriller

It’s been 27 years since the Losers’ Club first laid eyes on Pennywise. They’ve grown up and living normal lives. The friends have done their best to put those gruesome events of their childhood in the past. The tragedies of Derry forced them apart through the years, but one harrowing phone call will reunite the squad and bring them face-to-face with the thing they fear the most, in the town they used to call home.


In theaters September 27 | Rated PG-13 | 118 Minutes | Biography, Drama, History

Adapted from the stage play End of the Rainbow, Judy brings us the story of infamous Judy Garland in the winter of 1968. We follow Judy’s residency at a British theater chronicling her well-publicized struggles with depression, anxiety, pills, and alcohol. When the world around her was nothing but gloom, Judy (played by Renee Zellweger) shows the world all the colors that are just over the rainbow.

American Dreamer

In theaters September 27 | Rated R | 92 minutes | Crime, Thriller

Doing his best to make ends meet, a HAIL driver finds himself down on his luck and running low on funds. Unable to afford child support payments, he can no longer see his son, so when a low-level drug dealer gives him a deal to fix his financial woes, he reluctantly agrees. This twisted thriller puts knots in your stomach. What would you do if you were faced with the possibility of never seeing your loved one again and you had nothing left to lose?

The Hunt

The Hunt

In theaters September 27 | Not Rated | Action, Horror, Thriller

Bound and gagged, 12 strangers wake up in a clearing in a forest. Unsure of how they got there, they start searching for answers. It doesn’t take long before they realize they shouldn’t be looking; they should be hiding. Welcome to Manor House, a vacation resort where the elite of the country hunt everyday citizens for sport. Unknown to the rich, one of their catches knows the game better than they do.

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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by Spectrum Medical Care Center

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 swimming pool and lounge area

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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