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Take a look a ‘Cosmos’ a short film about coming of age




Alexan Kevork Sarikamichian has had a successful career as a film producer, movies he’s been involved in have been shown at some of the world’s biggest film festivals. Now the Argentinian born filmmaker is turning his hand to directing and has started making music videos and a stunning short film called Cosmos. The film features […]

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Sing, sail and sissone with the kids at the cinema this December

Sing, sail and sissone with the kids at the cinema this December




January sees some interesting animated feature films that are not just for kids. Adults as well as children can enjoy Sing (G), Moana (PG) and Ballerina (G) in air conditioned comfort. And even though there is a weighting towards female protagonists, these films are not just for girls. Characters in these three films are diverse […]

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Madonna set to direct another movie

Madonna set to direct another movie




Madonna’s fans are eagerly awaiting new music from the singer, but it looks like they may be waiting a awhile. In a new interview with Harper’s Bazaar Madonna tells feminist writer Roxanne Gay that she’s hoping to direct another movie in the near future. Madonna’s hoping a film adaptation of Andrew Sean Greer’s best selling novel […]

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‘The Pass’ and ‘Moonlight’ score BAFTA nominations

‘The Pass’ and ‘Moonlight’ score BAFTA nominations




Queer themed films ‘The Pass’ and ‘Moonlight’ have both scored nominations at the BAFTAs. The British Academy of Film and Television Awards are seen as an indicator of which films might fare well at the Academy Awards. ‘Moonlight’ hot off it’s win for Best Drama Picture at the Golden Globes picked up four nominations. It’s […]

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‘Moonlight’ wins Best Drama Film at Golden Globes

‘Moonlight’ wins Best Drama Film at Golden Globes




Moonlight has been named Best Drama Film at the 74th Golden Globe Awards. During the awards presentation the film was presented by actor Brad Pitt, making a rare public appearance. “It’s born of the courage of a group of actors willing to strip to their souls and express their humanism inside mistake and misstep and […]

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Sufjan Stevens to provide soundtrack to new queer movie

Sufjan Stevens to provide soundtrack to new queer movie




Musician Sufjan Stevens will provide the soundtrack to a new film from A Bigger Splash director Luca Guadagnino. Following the success of A Bigger Splash, which was a remake of a French film, Guadagnino made another film with cast members Tilda Swinton and Dakota Fanning. Suspiria, is a remake of a 1977 Italian horror film, it was shot […]

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‘Lion’ starring Dev Patel is a mighty fine film




Lion | Staring Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman | Opens Thursday Jan 19 | ★★★★★ Saroo Brierley’s life makes an incredibly captivating story. Last year I heard Saroo, who was adopted by an Australian couple, talking to Richard Fidler on ABC radio about his journey to find his biological family. It’s one of those tales that […]

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US National Critics Society names ‘Moonlight’ as best film

US National Critics Society names ‘Moonlight’ as best film




The National Critics association in the United States has named LGBT themed film Moonlight as the best picture of the year at their annual awards. Alongside being named best film, Barry Jenkins was awarded Best Director. The movie is a coming-of-age tale about a young, gay, black kid growing up in a poor, drug-ridden neighbourhood of […]

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James Franco denounces homosexuality in new trailer for I Am Michael




James Franco’s latest drama I Am Michael has released the first international trailer for the film, almost two years after its original premiere at Sundance Festival. The film is based on the article My Ex-Gay Friend by Benois Denizet-Lewis, originally published in the New York Times in 2011. The story follows the life of real life gay […]

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‘Paris is Burning’ added to Library of Congress

‘Paris is Burning’ added to Library of Congress




  The iconic queer documentary Paris is Burning has been added to the US Library of Congress. The film is one of 25 movies of historical importance that has been selected for cultural preservation the country’s national film registry. Filmed in the late 1980’s, and released in 1990, the documentary explores New York’s drag ballroom scene […]

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