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New documentary reveals the intriguing world of Vivienne Westwood

New documentary reveals the intriguing world of Vivienne Westwood

Documentary filmmaker Lorna Tucker’s new work Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist is a fascinating portrait of the acclaimed fashion designer Vivienne Westwood. Tucker spent several years following the punk icon. Filming her while designing, watching her rally for causes she’s passionate about, observing her dealing with her ever growing company  and occasionally catching her reflecting on […]

Lady Gaga is captivating in ‘A Star is Born’

Lady Gaga is captivating in ‘A Star is Born’

A Star is Born | Opens 18th October  | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★   Lady Gaga delivers an outstanding debut film performance starring alongside Bradley Cooper in the remake of A Star is Born.  It’s the fourth time the tale of an aspiring artist falling in love with a more established mentor has been brought to the screen, the last […]

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Reviews: Rebels, rogues and robbers at the cinema this October

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (★★★★) Former model Lora Tucker’s documentary lets people into the life of Britain’s legendary fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood. Responsible for bringing punk fashions into the mainstream, Westwood first made clothes to be sold from her then partner’s music shop 40 years ago and was influenced by the band he was […]

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Catch some queer and classic films at the Italian Film Festival

Catch some queer and classic films at the Italian Film Festival

The Italian Film Festival continues this month at Cinema Paradiso in Northbridge and Luna on SX in Fremantle. There’s a good dose of queer films in this year’s program. Loose Cannons stars Riccardo Scamarcio as Tommaso who has a comfortable life in Rome as an aspiring writer and is in a steady relationship with his boyfriend […]

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Teaser trailer for Elton John movie ‘Rocketman’ released

Teaser trailer for Elton John movie ‘Rocketman’ released

The other day we got our first look at actor Taron Egerton transformed into Elton John for the upcoming movie Rocketman, now the teaser trailer for the film has been released. The fantastical interpretation of Elton John’s life is set to come out in May 2019. In September the singer commenced his final world tour […]

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Get your first look at Taron Edgerton as Elton John

Here’s your first look at Taron Edgerton in his role as Elton John in the upcoming film Rocket Man. Edgerton plays the famed musician in the upcoming film which charts his journey from the Royal Academy of Music to becoming a global superstar in the 1970s. Edgerton, best known for his leading role in the Kingsman […]

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Review | My Big Gay Italian Wedding will leave you on a high

Review | My Big Gay Italian Wedding will leave you on a high

My Big Gay Italian Wedding | Lavazza Italian Film Festival | til Oct 14 | ★ ★ ★ ★  Antonio (Cristoano Caccamo) and Paulo (Salvatore Esposito) are living in Berlin when they decide to get married. Antonio takes Paulo to meet his parents and also reveal his sexuality and Paulo takes Antonio to see the mother he […]

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Review | Just Friends lights up Perth Queer Film Festival’s opening night

Review | Just Friends lights up Perth Queer Film Festival’s opening night

Just Friends | The Backlot Perth | Sept 12 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  WA’s third Perth International Queer Film Festival opened with a bang last night, with a jam-packed screening of four short films and an excellent full-length feature from the Netherlands – Just Friends. Of the four shorts that prefaced the film, Australia’s own Papercut […]

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Armie Hammer says Call Me By Your Name sequel is happening

Armie Hammer says Call Me By Your Name sequel is happening

One of the stars of the much-loved Call Me By Your Name has assured fans a sequel is on its way. The award-winning film follows a moment in time where characters Oliver and Elio meet in 1980s Italy, and share a fleeting romance – based on the novel of the same name by André Aciman. Armie […]

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Melanie Ehrlich on making ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’

Melanie Ehrlich on making ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’

Actor Melanie Ehrlich is one of the stars of the upcoming film The Miseducation of Cameron Post. The film, which tackles the topic of gay conversion therapy, is directed by Desiree Akhavan and features Chloe Grace Mortez in the lead role alongside John Gallagher Jr. It’s based on a book by author Emily M Danforth […]

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