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Netflix gives first look at screen adaptation of ‘The Boys In The Band’

Netflix gives first look at screen adaptation of ‘The Boys In The Band’

Netflix and Ryan Murphy are giving new life to a gay theatre classic, with a screen adaptation of the groundbreaking classic The Boys In The Band. Originally created by the late playwright Mart Crowley, the show premiered off-Broadway in 1968, telling the story of a group of gay men whose relationships break down over the course […]

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‘Sequin in a Blue Room’ is coming to Luna Cinemas in September

Provocative film Sequin In A Blue Room is coming to Luna Leederville in September. It’s the debut feature from filmmaker Samuel Van Grinsven. Van Grinsven, who has a background in theatre, co-wrote the film with Jory Anast and made it as his final Masters project at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS). The director’s […]

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Review | Stars dive into fashion history in ‘House of Cardin’

Review | Stars dive into fashion history in ‘House of Cardin’

House of Cardin | Dir: P. David Ebersole & Todd Hughes | ★ ★ ★ ★  Millions of people know the iconic label, but few know the man who became the label. This documentary traces the life of Pierre Cardin, the youngest son of Italian- émigré parents who began a career as a tailor in wartime […]

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Helen Reddy biopic ‘I Am Woman’ heads to streaming service Stan

The Helen Reddy biopic I Am Woman will arrive at streaming service Stan from 28th August. The film was set for a cinema release in May but was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The film follows the Australian singers journey to fame. Reddy arrived in New York in 1966, virtually broke and a single mother of a […]

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Review | Shannon Murphy’s ‘Babyteeth’ tells an unlikely love story

Review | Shannon Murphy’s ‘Babyteeth’ tells an unlikely love story

Babyteeth | Dir: Shannon Murphy | ★ ★ ★ ★  Fifteen year-old Milla Finlay (Eliza Scanlen who was in last year’s Little Women after developing her skills in Home and Away) has cancer but she is trying not to let it disrupt her life. She catches the train to her private school and continues produce heavenly music […]

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Review | Cate Blanchett stars in ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’

Review | Cate Blanchett stars in ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’

Where’d You Go Bernadette | Dir: Richard Linklater | ★ ★ ★ ★  Bernadette Fox (Cate Blanchett) is a larger-than-life stay at home mum to precocious teenager Bee (Emma Nelson). Married to a relatively quiet software developer Elgie Branch (Billy Crudup), she leads a semi-reclusive life in a rambling decrepit house in Seattle that used to be […]

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Revelation Film Fest announce Black Voices Matter retrospective

Revelation Film Fest announce Black Voices Matter retrospective

Revelation Film Festival have announced a retrospective focus on films that tell Black stories and raise up Black voices from around the world. The Black Voices Matter program will be included as part of Revelation’s inaugural virtual festival Couched, featuring four titles that focus on justice and racial equality. 1978’s Killer of Sheep, and 1983’s My Brother’s […]

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Fashion lovers are going to lap up this new doco on Pierre Cardin

Fashion lovers are going to lap up this new doco on Pierre Cardin

Lovers of fashion won’t want to miss an exciting new documentary coming to Luna in July. House of Cardin looks at the life and work of famous designer Pierre Cardin. In the trailer for the film supermodel Jenny Shimizu notes Cardin was one of the first designers to put diversity at the centre of his […]

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New doco delves into the life of flamboyant Latinx psychic Walter Mercado

New doco delves into the life of flamboyant Latinx psychic Walter Mercado

A new documentary from Netflix is taking a look behind the scenes of Walter Mercado, a gender non-conforming Latinx psychic who became a TV superstar among Spanish-speaking communities across North and Central America. “Every day for decades, extravagant Puerto Rican astrologer, psychic and gender nonconforming legend Walter Mercado charmed the world with his televised horoscopes,” […]

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Teaser trailer for ‘Respect’ shows Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin

Teaser trailer for ‘Respect’ shows Jennifer Hudson as Aretha Franklin

The world has got its first look at Jennifer Hudson portraying soul legend Aretha Franklin with the teaser trailer for the upcoming biopic Respect dropping overnight. Hudson scored a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in Dreamgirls which was her film debut back in 2006. Many are suggesting this role might see her return to the […]

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