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Switzerland: Jenny Davis on the extraordinary life of Patricia Highsmith

Black Swan State Theatre Company’s latest production peeks through a window into the life of revered author Patricia Highsmith. The notoriously cynical and isolated writer is perhaps best known for her works that were later translated into successful films such as Strangers On A Train, The Talented Mr Ripley and The Price of Salt which hit […]

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Troye Sivan wins GLAAD award

Perth musician and YouTube star Troye Sivan has been honoured at the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The awards, which were held in Los Angeles, recognise media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and the issues that affect their lives. Sivan was named outstanding musical artists […]

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UK festival names ‘Carol’ best LGBT film of all time

UK festival names ‘Carol’ best LGBT film of all time

London’s LGBT film festival BFI Flare has released a list of its top 30 queer films, placing 2015’s ‘Carol’ in the top spot. Todd Haynes’ love story based on the 1952 novel ‘The Price of Salt’ by Patricia Highsmith landed at the top of a poll of queer cinema, celebrating the festival’s 30th year. More […]

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How will ‘Carol’ fare when the Oscar nominations are revealed?

How will ‘Carol’ fare when the Oscar nominations are revealed?

The romantic drama ‘Carol’ is in cinemas today and while Cate Blanchett didn’t pick up a Golden Globe award on Monday, there’s still a lot of Oscar buzz around this film. Some critics are suggesting that co-star Rooney Mara might even join Cate in the list of Best Actress nominees. The studio is campaigning for […]

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What’s good at the movies?

What’s good at the movies?

Carol  (MA) Directed by Todd Haynes Carol Aird (Cate Blanchett) is a wealthy New York mother who is separated from her husband. She is stylish, sensuous and seductive and not interested in her desperate husband Harge (Kyle Chandler) since discovering the joys of a lesbian relationship. It is 1952 when Carol meets shy shop girl […]

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Alaska, Courtney Act & Willam Have One Christmas Wish

Alaska, Courtney Act & Willam Have One Christmas Wish

If what you wanted for Christmas was a carol from the American Apparel Ad Girls, it looks like your gift came early! Bombshells Alaska Thunderf*ck, Willam Belli and Australia’s own Courtney Act have returned with another musical offering. ‘Dear Santa, Bring Me a Man’ has everything a yuletide music video needs: ugly sweaters, snow, shirtless […]

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