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Christians outraged at LEGO Batman vs Superman movie

Christians outraged at LEGO Batman vs Superman movie




The editor of Lifesite News, a popular Christian news service, has expressed his outrage about the relationship between Batman and Robin in the new Lego Batman Vs Superman movie. John-Henry Westen says the new film is chock-full of gay propoganda and he warns his Christian readership to be wary of the new film. “It seemed […]

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February Films: Spotlight on the marginalised

February Films: Spotlight on the marginalised




Our past lives within us. Our life experiences not only form our identities but inform us which identity is best to present to others. The shadows left by society’s construction and labelling of difference as deviance are still with us, and three films this month tell personal stories of those marginalised by what Michael Foucault […]

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Award winning film ‘Moonlight’ censored in India

Award winning film ‘Moonlight’ censored in India




Award winning queer film Moonlight won’t make a lot of sense to audiences in India after the government’s censorship board ruled that a pivotal scene be cut from the film. Barry Jenkins’ award winning film has been scooping up awards and gaining widespread praise for it’s powerful and understated portrayal of an African American man at […]

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‘Moonlight’ scores eight Oscar nominations

‘Moonlight’ scores eight Oscar nominations




Gay drama Moonlight has scored eight Oscar nominations. The film is up for Best Picture completing alongside Arrival, Hacksaw Ridge, La La Land, Fences, Hell or High Water, Hidden Figures, Lion and Manchester by Sea. Barry Jenkins has also been nominated for his work as the film’s director and for the screenplay. Mahershala Ali is nominated for […]

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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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