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Amazon Prime drops new trailer for ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’

Amazon Prime drops new trailer for ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’

A new trailer for the long awaited film version of the musical Everybody’s Taking About Jamie has arrived ahead of the film’s release this September. The musical follows student Jamie New who reveals to his careers counsellor and classmates that his dream job is being a drag queen. The British musical has made the journey […]

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Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Joe Bell’ coming to Luna in October

Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Joe Bell’ coming to Luna in October

The biographical film Joe Bell will be screening at Luna from Thursday 7th October. The film is based on the true story of a father who set off to walk across America talking about the need for acceptance and embracing of LGBTI youth following the tragic death of his teenage son, Jaiden. The script for the film […]

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‘Pray Away’ is a must see exposé on history of conversion ideology

‘Pray Away’ is a must see exposé on history of conversion ideology

Warning: If you have experienced LGBTQ+ conversion practices or religious trauma you may be triggered by the content in Pray Away. The film’s website features some tips and resources to prioritise your mental health before, during, and after viewing the film.  Occasionally a seminal work appears that becomes a defining piece, a turning point, or […]

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Review | A divided England clashes in a cottage in ‘Fanny Lye Deliver’d’

Review | A divided England clashes in a cottage in ‘Fanny Lye Deliver’d’

Fanny Lye Deliver’d | Dir: Thomas Clay | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ It is 1657 and Fanny Lye (Maxine Peake) lives on a remote Shropshire farm in a simple thatched cottage with her husband John (Charles Dance) and young son Arthur (Zak Adams). Surrounded by mud and continually shrouded in mist and smoke, the cottage becomes the […]

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Review | Hilarious queer comedy ‘Shiva Baby’ opens this week

Review | Hilarious queer comedy ‘Shiva Baby’ opens this week

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 where, even though she is bored, she gives a passable sound of […]

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Mark Wahlberg says new film ‘Joe Bell’ is important for parents

Mark Wahlberg says new film ‘Joe Bell’ is important for parents

Actor Mark Wahlberg is getting a lot of Oscar-buzz for his role in new film Joe Bell.  The film is based on the true story of a father who set off to walk across America talking about the need for acceptance and embracing of LGBTI youth following the tragic death of his teenage son, Jaiden. Appearing […]

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Scandanavian film ‘Tove’ explores the life of the creator of the Moomins

Scandanavian film ‘Tove’ explores the life of the creator of the Moomins

Tove | Directed by Ziada Bergroth | ★ ★ ★ ★  ½  As the film opens, artist Tove Jansson (Alma Pöysti) is in a Helsinki bomb shelter during the last days of World War II, doodling hippo-like cartoon characters she calls Moomins to entertain the children. These charming characters have their own secret language and hearts of […]

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‘The Most Beautiful Boy in the World’ is a captivating documentary

‘The Most Beautiful Boy in the World’ is a captivating documentary

In 1971 Swedish actor Bjorn Andresen shot to fame after appearing in the film Death in Venice. New documentary The Most Beautiful Boy in the World looks into his casting and subsequent stardom, juxtaposed with Andresen’s life today as a man in his 60’s haunted by his past. Director Luchino Visconti set out to bring Thomas Mann’s 1912 novella Death […]

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‘Rebel Dykes’ producer Siobhan Fahey shares how the project came to life

‘Rebel Dykes’ producer Siobhan Fahey shares how the project came to life

Documentary Rebel Dykes is getting a lot of attention at the Revelation Perth International Film Festival which opened on Saturday. OUTinPerth chatted to producer Siobhan Fahey (not the Bananarama singer) about how the project that captures the lives of lesbian women in post-punk 80’s London came together. Rebel Dykes began life as oral history project with Fahey […]

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Review | ‘Rebel Dykes’ reminds us we stand on the shoulders of giants

Review | ‘Rebel Dykes’ reminds us we stand on the shoulders of giants

Rebel Dykes | Dir: Sian Williams & Harri Shanahan | ★ ★ ★ ★  ½  Talking with the fourteen year old in my life, she told me that her best friend was a ‘gay boy’ and two of her female friends were a couple. When I was that age, homosexuality was illegal and it was rumoured that […]

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