LGBT

Consequences (Posledice) – Review

Darko Stante’s debut feature film offers a tough exploration of repressed sexuality, masculinity and peer influence. In a confident and assured film offering a rare exploration of youth culture, sexuality and crime in Slovenia. Although carrying themes associated with coming of age and sexuality. Stante weaves a far more nuanced exploration of young people living on the …

We the Animals – Review

Jeremiah Zager’s debut feature film takes Justin Torre’s acclaimed novel and creates a visually stunning, powerful and poetic film of childhood poverty, family breakdown and emerging sexuality. We the animals pulls no punches in its child centred view of family life, confusion and brotherly love. Weaving a path through the realities of 80’s America for families on …

Now Available to Stream or Buy – Boy Erased

While clearly and confidently dealing with the emotional abuse of conversation therapy. Boy Erased never quite delivers the emotional attachment to its characters the subject matter deserves. Unlike The Miseducation of Cameron Post in 2017 it struggles to define its core message through the development of its characters. Leaving a slightly bitter taste in allowing …

LGBTQ films – The Essential Collection

First Published – June 2019 For the LGBTQ community, film has long been a vehicle for challenging society’s pre-conceptions. While furthering inclusion and embracing a community rich in history, art and culture. The film journey of the LGBTQ community reflects the history of its people. Providing a road map of the discrimination, isolation and fight …

Rocketman – Review

Fresh from rescuing the Freddie Mercury and Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody after the removal of its director Bryan Singer. Dexter Fletcher brings us the glowing, fabulous and utterly compelling Rocketman. Bringing to life the career of Elton John with stunning cinematography, performances and energy, in a fantasia of music, creativity and emotion. From its opening …

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 that followed Clift’s death a picture was painted of a man struggling with his sexuality, addicted …