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Review | ‘Boss Level’ brings video game inspired ‘Groundhog Day’

Review | ‘Boss Level’ brings video game inspired ‘Groundhog Day’

Boss Level | Dir: Joe Carnahan | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  This breath-taking film opens with a computer game selection of Roy Pulver (Frank Grillo) against Mr Good Morning. That is the name the flesh-and-blood Roy has given to his opponent that greets him every morning by wanting to hack him up with a machete. Former […]

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Pride Queer Film Festival announces full 2021 program

Pride Queer Film Festival announces full 2021 program

The Pride Queer Film Festival will be returning from 3rd – 9th March 2021, and they’ve just announced their massive line up of films. With support from Film Freeway, and a range of independent film makers, the festival will be screening 6 feature films and 42 short films. These films will showcase the very best […]

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Review | ‘Sun Children’ brings valuable lessons from streets of Tehran

Review | ‘Sun Children’ brings valuable lessons from streets of Tehran

Sun Children | Dir: Majid Majidi | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  The dedication at the beginning of the film is to “the 152 million children forced into child labour and all those who fight for their rights” and the cast for this film is largely drawn from the kids who live in the streets of Tehran. At […]

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Sufjan Stevens teams up with Luca Guadagnino for new video

Sufjan Stevens teams up with Luca Guadagnino for new video

Sufjan Stevens has called on Luca Guadagnino to direct the video for his latest release Tell Me You Love Me. The track is from Stevens’ critically acclaimed album The Ascension. today. Sufjan previously collaborated with the celebrated director for his 2018 film Call Me By Your Name. Guadagino describes the different elements that went into creating the video. “The aching […]

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Review | ‘Shiva Baby’ at Jewish International Film Festival

Review | ‘Shiva Baby’ at Jewish International Film Festival

Shiva Baby | Dir: Emma Seligman | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  The opening scene of this film shows an awkward situation when Danielle (Rachel Sennott) has to remind her sugar daddy Max (Danny Deferrari) to give her money after their sexual encounter. Eager to get away, Danielle is further embarrassed when Max gives her a bracelet […]

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Emma Corrin and Harry Styles sign on for queer themed film

Emma Corrin and Harry Styles sign on for queer themed film

Emma Corrin, who starred as Princess Diana in the latest series of The Crown and Harry Styles will star together in a new queer themed film. The pair will star in My Policeman a new project from Amazon Studios to be directed by Michael Grandage. The film is an adaptation of Bethan Roberts 2012 novel. The novel is set […]

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Viola Davis gets a Golden Globe nomination for Ma Rainey portrayal

Viola Davis gets a Golden Globe nomination for Ma Rainey portrayal

Viola Davis is among the Best Actress nominations for this year’s Golden Globe awards for her portrayal of jazz legend Ma Rainey, while James Cordon has scored a nomination for his contentious role in The Prom.  David Fincher’s film Mank topped the list with six nominations, while streaming service Netflix also had many programs among the nominees. Australian […]

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Review | ‘Dating Amber’ explores the beauty of queer friendships

Review | ‘Dating Amber’ explores the beauty of queer friendships

Dating Amber | Dir: David Freyne | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  There wasn’t much to do in Country Kildare in Ireland in 1995 but for the older teenagers – there was sex. Gossiping about who is with who and by how much, boasting about sexual achievements and taunting anyone who looked as if they might deviate from […]

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‘Minyan’ and ‘Shiva Baby’ to screen at Jewish International Film Festival

‘Minyan’ and ‘Shiva Baby’ to screen at Jewish International Film Festival

The Jewish international Film Festival is playing in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Canberra this February and March. The Perth season is from 18th February to 3rd March at Luna Cinemas in Leederville. The program includes a wide range of films from around the globe including Opening Night feature film Incitement, an award-winning drama about the […]

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‘Supernova’ is a heart-felt drama with fantastic chemistry

‘Supernova’ is a heart-felt drama with fantastic chemistry

Supernova | Dir: Harry Macqueen | ★ ★ ★ ★   Sam (Colin Firth) and Tusker (Stanley Tucci) are central to this heart-felt drama. Partners for twenty years, their lives have changed since Tusker was diagnosed with early onset dementia two years previously. They are travelling across England in their old camper to visit family, friends and […]

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