Month: March 2019

Making Montgomery Clift – Review

On the 23rd July 1966 Montgomery Clift died of heart failure at his New York apartment aged 45. Leaving behind a legacy of world class film and theatre that pushed the boundaries of masculinity on screen. In the years following Clift’s death, a picture was painted of a man struggling with his sexuality, drink and …

Giant Little Ones (Review)

High school coming out movies are a staple of LGBTQ cinema. Creating a challenge for new films in offering audiences themes and topics not already covered in a wide collective of films already within the genre. However with Giant Little Ones director Keith Behrman brings us a fresh twist on the genre while maintaining a …

The White Crow

The life and defection of Rudolf Nureyev has been covered several times in documentary and docudrama over recent years. Both 2015s BBC docudrama ‘Dance to Freedom’ and 2018s documentary ‘Nureyev’ offering perspectives on the man, his life and the art form he inhabited. White Crow therefore needed to add something new and fresh to the …

Socrates (Review)

(Sócrates) Alexandre Moratto’s debut feature is both a both a stunning and emotional journey through bereavement, isolation and family breakdown. Produced by the Quero Institute in Brazil with support from UNICEF. Socrates not only empowers ‘at risk’ young people as producers, co-writers and actors. But also creates a realism that has documentary like precision and …