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Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern bring ‘J.T Leroy’ to the big screen

Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern bring ‘J.T Leroy’ to the big screen

Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern star in the new move J.T LeRoy, which documents the literary scandal of a cult author who turned out to be a work of fiction. In the late 1990’s J. T. LeRoy’s book Sarah was a best seller around, it told the story of a woman who was a truck stop sex worker and […]

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Have you got an idea for a feature film?

Have you got an idea for a feature film?

Calling all filmmakers! Do you have an idea for a feature film? Maybe it’s a great love story, or a horror flick where zombies take over the world but only the queers survive? A historical drama? Whatever you idea is, here’s a competition that might help you realise your dreams. The Continue Short Film Initiative […]

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Vanessa Paradis stars in queer slasher flick ‘Knife + Heart’

Vanessa Paradis stars in queer slasher flick ‘Knife + Heart’

Lovers of 70’s films from directors like Brian De Palma might want to track down the new gay French slasher film Knife + Heart. The film, which was in competition at last year’s Cannes Film Festival stars Vanessa Paradis. It pays homage to thrillers of the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. Set in 1979, Paradis stars […]

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A Fantastic Woman explores love, loss and the trans experience

A Fantastic Woman explores love, loss and the trans experience

A Fantastic Woman | Queens Building | Sat 30 Mar | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Although the annual Perth Independent Latino Film Festival does not arrive in Perth until August, Cine Vivo has organised special events throughout the year. The first event is a screening of the incredible Chilean drama A Fantastic Woman (★ ★ ★ […]

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‘Rocketman’ director Dexter Fletcher denies gay sex scene has been cut

‘Rocketman’ director Dexter Fletcher denies gay sex scene has been cut

Dexter Fletcher, the director of the upcoming film Rocketman denies that a key sex scene has been cut from the film in order to for it to get a PG rating in the USA. The film brings to life Elton John’s journey from aspiring songwriter to global superstar, and promises not to shy away from including […]

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Woody hits the road in first full-length trailer for Toy Story 4

Woody hits the road in first full-length trailer for Toy Story 4

Almost a quarter of a century since the release of the original film, Disney Pixar have given fans their first trailer for the fourth installment in the Toy Story series. Audiences have grown since Toy Story captivated audiences in 1995, and the film’s scope and tone have grown with them. After being handed over to a new child at […]

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Review | Nicole Kidman is out for revenge in Destroyer

Review | Nicole Kidman is out for revenge in Destroyer

Destroyer | MA15+ | Thu 21st Mar | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  LAPD Detective Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman) seems to have spent the night in her car under a bridge. Certainly looking a lot worse for wear, she staggers from her car to the crime scene nearby where a dead man lies face-down and she recognizes […]

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1985 takes us to Texas at the beginnings of the AIDS crisis

1985 takes us to Texas at the beginnings of the AIDS crisis

Having been gone for three years, closeted advertising executive Adrian (Cory Michael Smith) returns to his Texas hometown for the holidays during the first wave of the AIDS crisis. Burdened with an unspeakable tragedy in New York City, Adrian looks to reconnect with his teen brother Andrew (Aidan Langford) while navigating his relationship with religious […]

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What’s on at the 2019 Alliance Française French Film Festival

What’s on at the 2019 Alliance Française French Film Festival

Genesis (★ ★ ★ ½) Directed by filmmaker Quebec Philippe Lesage, this autobiographical film follows teenage siblings Guillaume (Théodore Pellerin) and Charlotte (Noée Abita) as they explore their emerging sexualities. Both are learning the hard way that living in the moment and following their urges can be disastrous. Sixteen year-old Guillaume is at a boarding school and realises […]

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Documentary ‘Becoming Colleen’ wins at Mardi Gras film festival

The documentary Becoming Colleen has won the Audience Award at Queerscreen’s Mardi Gras Film Festival. This is the second time Producer and Director Ian W Thomson has taken out the award at MGFF after his win on 2014 with the exposé on homosexuality in surf culture Out in the Lineup. Thomson said film festivals like the […]

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