New LGBTQ FILM AND TV

The Servant

STUDIOCANAL announces a 4K restoration of Joseph Losey’s The Servant (1963)

To celebrate the centenary of British acting legend Dirk Bogarde STUDIOCANAL is thrilled to announce a brand new 4K restoration of Joseph Losey’s ground-breaking classic THE SERVANT. The multiple BAFTA-winning film, which has been meticulously restored as part of their VINTAGE CLASSICS collection, will premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festival on 19th August, followed by a cinema release on 10th September and a 4K UHD collector’s edition Blu-ray, DVD & Digital release on 20th September.  Based on the screenplay by revered playwright Harold Pinter, THE SERVANT stars beloved British actor Dirk Bogarde (DEATH IN VENICE, THE BLUE LAMP, DARLING, ACCIDENT) in the title

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The Most Beautiful Boy in the World – A beauty brought and sold

The Most Beautiful Boy in the World is playing in selected cinemas from the 30th July. “With astonishment, Aschenbach observed that the boy was perfectly beautiful. His face, pale and charmingly secretive, with the honey-coloured hair curling around it, with its straight-sloping nose, its lovely mouth and its expression of sweet and divine earnestness, recalled Greek statues of the noblest period”. Thomas Mann – Death in Venice (1912) Let me start by taking you back to a snow-covered Stockholm in

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Two of Us

Two of Us – An exquisitely crafted masterclass in storytelling

Two of Us is in cinemas and on demand from July 16th. We all have dreams about how we intend to spend our time during our retirement. For some, these dreams are rooted in holidays, travel and culture. In contrast, others wish to enjoy their garden and home with their loved ones at their side. However, for many LGBTQ+ couples who have never had the opportunity to marry, these plans often evaporate. For some, this is due to ill health,

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Upon Her Lips: Heartbeats

Upon Her Lips: Heartbeats (NQV Media)

NQV Media presents Upon Her Lips: Heartbeats on Amazon and Vimeo from the 5th July Life can be complicated, and our relationships with others even more so. We freely offer our hearts to others throughout our lives. Sometimes we freely give this through physical relationships, sometimes it’s through love, and sometimes it’s via friendships built on mutual interests, support, fun, and laughter. Each time we give our hearts, we reveal elements of our true selves. The barriers we erect to

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The Most Beautiful Boy in the World – A beauty brought and sold

The Most Beautiful Boy in the World is playing in selected cinemas from the 30th July. “With astonishment, Aschenbach observed that the boy was perfectly beautiful. His face, pale and charmingly secretive, with the honey-coloured hair curling around it, with its straight-sloping nose, its lovely mouth and its expression of sweet and divine earnestness, recalled Greek statues of the noblest period”. Thomas Mann – Death in Venice (1912) Let me start by taking you back to a snow-covered Stockholm in

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Death in Venice

Death in Venice – Visconti’s Masterpiece at 50

Death in Venice is available to rent or buy now on streaming platforms and limited edition Blu-ray from The Criterion Collection. No matter how many times I visit The National Gallery in London, certain paintings continue to fascinate me. These paintings pull me into the artist’s world, allowing me to see the world through their eyes and travel through time to the location of their work: the intricate detail, beauty and artistry of their timeless masterpiece enthralling with every new

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Q Special – Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Summerland and Saved

Q opens our month of LGBTQ+ Pride articles with three superb films available to watch now on streaming platforms and Blu-ray. So kick back, grab a drink and settle in for Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), Summerland (2020), and Saved (2004). Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001) Hedwig has had a tough life, from growing up gay in East Berlin to sleeping in his mother’s oven. But, despite this challenging start, Hedwig has become a force of nature, a singer/songwriter

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Another Gay Movie at 15 – Rambunctious, filthy and proudly queer

Another Gay Movie, the Director’s Cut, arrives on digital platforms April 27th and DVD on May 4th via Breaking Glass Pictures The older I get, the more I find myself wondering where time has gone. This feeling was brought into focus recently when the 15th Anniversary Director’s Cut of Another Gay Movie landed in my inbox (that’s not a double entendre). Initially, I did a double-take, my brain unable to compute that this gleefully rambunctious creation was fifteen years old.

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Two of Us

Two of Us – An exquisitely crafted masterclass in storytelling

Two of Us is in cinemas and on demand from July 16th. We all have dreams about how we intend to spend our time during our retirement. For some, these dreams are rooted in holidays, travel and culture. In contrast, others wish to enjoy their garden and home with their loved ones at their side. However, for many LGBTQ+ couples who have never had the opportunity to marry, these plans often evaporate. For some, this is due to ill health,

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The Man with the Answers

The Man with the Answers – A delightful road trip movie full of love, humour, healing and hope.

The Man with the Answers is released through Peccadillo Pictures. Dive into this rich and tender snapshot of unexpected love from June 28th. Let me start this review by inviting you to think back to the world we inhabited pre-COVID 19. In this world, many of our friendships, lovers and influential acquaintances came from random meetings in public spaces. For example, many of my close friends came from nights out, screenings, and events attended over the years. The first sparks

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Dramarama – As one chapter ends, another begins in this delightful, tender and vibrant movie

Dramarama is showing at BFI Flare now; book tickets here Thinking back to when I was 17, one thing is clear; my friends were my world; our day trips into London, small cosy house parties and trips to the cinema full of laughter, debate and joy. However, nothing is more certain in life than the reality that friendships change over time. And for many of us, the biggest change comes as we pack our bags and head to college or University.

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Firebird – Exudes style, emotion and tenderness

Firebird is showing at BFI Flare now; book tickets here Two boys swim in a deep blue lake, but while one boy finds his way back to the light, the other slowly descends deeper and deeper. The shimmering blue world slowly turning to black as he falls further and further into its depths. No matter how hard he kicks and paddles, the lake is too powerful and too large for this boy. The air slowly leaving his body as he accepts

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Love, Victor – Season Two (Live Blog)

Love, Victor Season Two is available on Disney + from June 18th; this live blog is updated after each episode has aired. Season One – RECAP One week from now, we will be heading back to Creekwood High for the second season of Love, Victor. But, before we rejoin Victor, Benji, Mia and Felix, let’s take a quick look back at season one. Of course, you can read our full spoiler-free review of the first season here, but I am

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Poppy Field – Bravely and boldly explores themes of internal and external homophobia

Poppy Field is now showing at BFI Flare; book tickets here Quick read reviews offer our readers short, large copy reviews with a high level of readability. Let me start by taking you back to the London Film Festival 2017, where the stunning 120 BPM was about to receive its UK premiere. As I sat in my seat full of expectation, I gave little thought to any barriers the film may face world-wide. I was certainly not alone in this; after

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Dramarama – As one chapter ends, another begins in this delightful, tender and vibrant movie

Dramarama is showing at BFI Flare now; book tickets here Thinking back to when I was 17, one thing is clear; my friends were my world; our day trips into London, small cosy house parties and trips to the cinema full of laughter, debate and joy. However, nothing is more certain in life than the reality that friendships change over time. And for many of us, the biggest change comes as we pack our bags and head to college or University.

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The Adventures of Wolfboy – A unique, beautiful and engaging modern fairytale

The Adventures of Wolfboy is available on all major streaming platforms from March 15th In a world obsessed with the next Marvel movie or who wears the bat suit in the DC Universe, we could be forgiven for thinking that heroes only exist when immortalised in the pages of a comic book. Their shiny padded suits, special powers and belief in truth and justice mere figments of our imagination. However, in truth, heroes come in all shapes and sizes, walking

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