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It’s Queerama at the cinema this June and July

Upgrade (★★★★) is directed by Leigh Whannell, the Australian screenwriter, director, producer, actor responsible for the Saw franchise of horror films with his friend James Wan. The near future science fiction thriller opens a thrilling car chase and predictable violence when mechanic Grey Trace (Logan Marshall Green) and his wife have their automatic car hijacked. […]

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‘Disobedience’: melancholia and smoldering sexual tension

‘Disobedience’: melancholia and smoldering sexual tension

Disobedience the new film from Sebastian Lelio is based on the best selling novel by Naomi Alderman. The Chilean director’s previous film include Gloria and A Fantastic Woman, this is his first feature in English. Ronit Krushka (Rachel Weisz) is a photographer working in New York, but when he estranged father dies she returns to […]

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Claire Foy is unrecognisable in trailer for ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’

Claire Foy is unrecognisable in trailer for ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’

Claire Foy is best known for portraying Queen Elizabeth II in two series of the popular Netflix series The Queen. Her next project is The Girl in the Spider’s Web, a film adaptation of the best selling novel by David Lagercrantz. The trailer for the new film shows Foy playing a vigilante Lisbeth Salander, sporting cropped hair and a […]

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Here’s the trailer for Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s ‘A Star is Born’

Here’s the trailer for Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s ‘A Star is Born’

The trailer for Bradley Cooper’s film A Star is Born has just been released. The film, which is directed by Cooper, sees him starring alongside Lady Gaga in a remake of the classic love story. The original movie, made in 1937 by director William A. Wellman. The first version of was a drama starring Janet Gaynor and […]

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Revelation Perth International Film Festival release 2018 program

Revelation Perth International Film Festival release 2018 program

Revelation Perth International Film Festival returns for its 21st year with a program bursting with unique feature films and documentaries from at home and beyond. The 2018 festival will feature over 180 films, 25 world and international premieres and 57 Australian premieres. Festival founder Richard Sowada says the team are enormously proud of the program […]

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Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival hits Perth this July

Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival hits Perth this July

Cinema Paradiso will host the best of Nordic cinema this July with the Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival. The festival will host a selection of films from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Finland for their Australian premieres. A Horrible Woman, winner of Best Screenplay and Best Actress at Denmark’s Academy Awards, is a dark comedy which […]

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On The Edge: What’s on at the cinema this May

On The Edge: What’s on at the cinema this May

Tully (★ ★ ★ ★ ½) Eleven years after the unforgettable film Juno, director Jason Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody delve into the nightmare that is motherhood. Charlize Theron is Marlo, a mother of three which includes an awkward daughter, a son whose special needs are demanding and disruptive and a howling new-born. While husband Drew […]

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The Happy Prince: Rupert Everett is Oscar Wilde

The Happy Prince: Rupert Everett is Oscar Wilde

The first trailer has been released for the upcoming biopic following the life of the infamous Irish playwright, Oscar Wilde. The Happy Prince stars Rupert Everett, also in the role of writer and director of the film, as the notorious queer wordsmith. Wilde is celebrating the great success of his play The Importance of Being […]

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Help fund local LGBTIQ film ‘When Harri Met Salma’

Help fund local LGBTIQ film ‘When Harri Met Salma’

Students at Edith Cowan University’s Screen Academy are teaming up with acting students at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts to create a new short film with an LGBTIQ theme. When Harri Met Salma is a short film about Salma (Mia Morrissey), a young Muslim woman, who must decide between pleasing her family, or […]

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Prepare yourselves for Hurricane Bianca: From Russia With Hate

Prepare yourselves for Hurricane Bianca: From Russia With Hate

RuPaul’s Drag Race season 6 winner Bianca Del Rio is heading back to the big screen with a naturally disastrous sequel. Hurricane Bianca: From Russia With Hate reunites us with Richard Martinez, the high school teacher who won the respect of his students by becoming the fierce Bianca Del Rio. Rachel Dratch returns as Bianca’s […]

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