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Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman leads upcoming LGBTIQ+ horror film

Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman leads upcoming LGBTIQ+ horror film

Actor Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman leads the cast of an upcoming horror film, pitting him against some dangerously homophobic neighbours in Spiral. The Unreal star and Canada’s Drag Race judge is Malik, who moves to a quaint new town with his partner Aaron (Ari Cohen) and daughter Kayla (Jennifer Laporte) to start a new life. The trailer takes a dark […]

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Review | ‘The Translators’ keeps audiences guessing til the end

Review | ‘The Translators’ keeps audiences guessing til the end

The Translators | Dir: Régis Roinsard | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  French writer/director Régis Roinsard has crafted a claustrophobic Agatha Christie style thriller that keeps the audience guessing until the very end. There are many twists and turns in this fast-paced film that features a multinational cast of superb actors. The suave and arrogant head of […]

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Award-winning queer film ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ comes to Stan

Award-winning queer film ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ comes to Stan

An award-winning, critically acclaimed film from director Céline Sciamma has just landed on Stan, exploring the forbidden romance between two women in the late 18th century. French screenwriter and director Céline Sciamma’s body of work focuses on people as they become aware of their sexuality, those moments when sexuality and identity are formed and break free. […]

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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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Halle Berry steps away from trans film role after public criticism

Halle Berry steps away from trans film role after public criticism

Actor Halle Berry has offered an apology to the trans and gender diverse communities after announcing she was considering taking on a transgender role in an upcoming film. Taking to Instagram Live on Friday, Berry discussed the potential role in the unnamed film with her fans. “I’m thinking of [playing] a character where the woman […]

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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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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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