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Boy George is the next queer star to get the biopic treatment

Boy George is the next queer star to get the biopic treatment

Following on the smashing success of Bohemian Rhapsody and now Rocketman, Boy George is set to be the next to shine in the spotlight of the biopic craze. MGM Studios have announced a new film about the life of Boy George and the Culture Club heyday will be directed by Sacha Gervasi and produced by Kevin King […]

Revelation Film Festival reveal a jam-packed 2019 program

Revelation Film Festival reveal a jam-packed 2019 program

Revelation Perth International Film Festival launched their 2019 program last night, promising a line-up full of surprises. Opening the evening with a beautiful performance from the Gay and Lesbians Singers of WA, Revelation continue their commitment to sharing diverse stories on screen. This year’s program features over 144 films, 18 world and international premieres and […]

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Review | ‘Rocketman’ reveals the Elton John beneath the costumes

Review | ‘Rocketman’ reveals the Elton John beneath the costumes

Rocketman | Luna Leederville | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Receiving praise for his singing from Elton John himself, Taron Egerton is magnificent as he recreates the rise and early career of the iconic singer. Directed by Dexter Fletcher, who stepped in to complete the recent Bohemian Rhapsody biopic, the opening immediately connects the audience with the shy piano prodigy […]

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LGBTI themed film ‘Pulse’ to screen at Luna with Q&A session

LGBTI themed film ‘Pulse’ to screen at Luna with Q&A session

Luna Cinemas Leederville will screen Pulse, the debut feature from local WA writer/actor Daniel Monks and director Stevie Cruz-Martin on Wednesday 29 May at Luna Leederville. Director, producer and cinematographer Stevie Cruz-Martin will conduct a special Q&A screening with Annie Murtagh-Monks, casting director & executive producer, following the 6.30pm session hosted by Network Ten Newsreader Narelda Jacobs. […]

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Perth’s German Film Festival opens next week with ‘Balloon’

Perth’s German Film Festival opens next week with ‘Balloon’

The director behind Germany’s highest grossing films, Michael “Bully” Herbig, makes a foray into thrillers with a recreation of one of history’s biggest events. Perth’s German Film Festival opens with Balloon, Herbig’s vision of East Germany at the height of the Cold War. Gunter Wetzel (David Kross) is a bricklayer, and his friend Peter Strelzyk (Friedrich […]

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Review | Damon Gameau’s ‘2040’ takes a look at what our future could be

Review | Damon Gameau’s ‘2040’ takes a look at what our future could be

2040 | Palace Cinemas | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Damon Gameau’s 2015 documentary That Sugar Film was an outstanding success that changed many people’s lives. After saving our bodies from the deadly white stuff, the Australian actor, director and campaigner has turned his investigations to how we can save our planet. As he did with That […]

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Kate Winslet & Saiorse Ronan star in romantic lesbian drama ‘Ammonite’

Kate Winslet & Saiorse Ronan star in romantic lesbian drama ‘Ammonite’

Kate Winslet and Saiorse Ronan are set to star as lesbians in an upcoming drama from the director of God’s Own Country. Francis Lee’s Ammonite stars Winslet as Mary Anning – a real life paleontologist – who falls in love with a young woman named Charlotte, played by Ronan. Lee says he learned about the life of […]

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Renee Zellweger becomes Judy Garland in first trailer for ‘Judy’

Renee Zellweger becomes Judy Garland in first trailer for ‘Judy’

Renee Zellweger has totally transformed in the first trailer for the upcoming biopic focusing on the life of the legendary Judy Garland. Judy follows Garland as she arrives in London in 1968, preparing to battle through illness and addiction to perform in sold-out theatres for her fans. Based on the Tony-Award nominated Broadway play End of […]

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Marvel directors reveal a character we already know is gay

Marvel directors reveal a character we already know is gay

The Russo Brothers, directors of Marvel’s Avengers films, have let slip that a character we’ve already met is set to come out as gay. Speaking to EW Morning Live, Anthony and Joe Russo emphasised that a minor gay character who appeared briefly in Avengers: Endgame was the only the first out LGBTI+ character we’ve seen. “It was an […]

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Review | ‘Acute Misfortune’ is an artist biopic with a difference

Review | ‘Acute Misfortune’ is an artist biopic with a difference

Acute Misfortune | Luna Leederville | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Acute Misfortune is a biopic with a difference. The subject is Australian artist Adam Cullen who won the top portraiture Archibald Prize for a portrait of David Wenham. Dying at the age of 46, the uncompromising film is based on the last four years of […]

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