Home » Posts tagged with » cinema
Review | Chaos reigns in ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’

Review | Chaos reigns in ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’

Everything Everywhere All At Once | Dir: Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert | ★ ★ ★ ★  The premise of this film is quite simple. Evelyn is a middle-aged Chinese American woman (Michelle Yeoh) who has an extremely chaotic life. Living next to the laundromat she runs with her husband Waymond who wants a divorce (Ke Huy […]

Tags: , , , ,

Review | Secrets and God at the heart of ‘Nobody Has To Know’

Review | Secrets and God at the heart of ‘Nobody Has To Know’

Nobody Has To Know | Dir: Bouli Lanners | ★ ★ ★ ★  Phil (Bouli Lanners) is a middle-aged (possibly in his fifties) farm hand on a wind-swept Scottish island. His accent gives him away as being an outsider but after he suffers memory loss as the result of a stroke, it would seem that we are […]

Tags: , , , ,

Read More

Research reveals impact of LGBTQ+ inclusion in cinema

Research reveals impact of LGBTQ+ inclusion in cinema

Researchers from Monash University Australia have released the findings of extensive research into LGBTQ+ inclusion in films and what that means for audiences and the box office. A team led by a Monash Business School researcher analysed 4216 contemporary Hollywood films from 2007 – 2014 and found that movies with LGBTQ+ inclusive representation significantly outperform […]

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Read More

6th annual Pride Queer Film Festival kicks off this week

6th annual Pride Queer Film Festival kicks off this week

The beloved Pride Queer Film Festival is returning bigger and better than ever for its sixth year, beginning their fabulous program this week. The program brings films from across a spectrum of LGBTQIA+ experiences across seven nights at The Backlot cinema, and for the first time mini-festivals will pop up in Albany, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie and […]

Tags: , , ,

Read More

Five films to check out at the Alliance Française French Film Festival

Five films to check out at the Alliance Française French Film Festival

The 2020 Alliance Française French Film Festival’s Perth season kicks off from 9th March and runs through to 6th April. There’s heaps of films in the program, here;s five that are at the top of our list. Anaïs in Love Anaïs in Love is a sensual, funny and endearing French romantic comedy. Young Anais (Anaïs Demoustier, Alice and […]

Tags: , , ,

Read More

Review | Catch ‘La Traviata, My Brothers and I’ at UWA Somerville

Review | Catch ‘La Traviata, My Brothers and I’ at UWA Somerville

La Traviata, My Brothers and I | Dir: Yohan Manca | ★ ★ ★ ★  Yohan Manca’s first feature film was shot in Sète, a French fishing port and seaside resort on the Mediterranean. Beyond the expensive hotels, picturesque beaches and luxury yachts inhabited by the seasonal tourists, is a low-income housing filled with struggling families and […]

Tags: , , , ,

Read More

Review | ‘Cousins’ is a testament to the power of whānau

Review | ‘Cousins’ is a testament to the power of whānau

Cousins | Dir: Ainsley Gardiner & Briar Grace-Smith | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  The final scene is the key to this wonderful film, and fortunately I was accompanied by a friend from New Zealand who was able to explain the powerful image of three symbolic colours swirling in the muddy water where three young girls are swimming […]

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Read More

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 […]

Tags: , , , , , ,

Read More

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 […]

Tags: , , , ,

Read More

‘Centre of My World’ star Jannik Schümann comes out on Instagram

‘Centre of My World’ star Jannik Schümann comes out on Instagram

German actor Jannik Schümann has introduced his partner to the world, revealing he identifies as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community. The 28-year-old posted an image of him embracing his boyfriend Felix Kruck, sharing his relationship with his hundreds of thousands of followers. “I am overwhelmed by all the messages, comments and the love you […]

Tags: , , , ,

Read More