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Local musical duo Priscilla release debut tune ‘You’ve Faded’

Local musical duo Priscilla release debut tune ‘You’ve Faded’

Local electro-pop duo Priscilla have just dropped their debut single You’ve Faded.  The outfit consists of Priscilla Gardner and Luke Minness. Gardner said the tune was about that changing nature of personal relationships. “You meet so many people in life, and for a certain period some consume your world and you can’t imagine without them. Yet […]

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Review | Kylie Minogue shines in throwback Aussie comedy Swinging Safari

Review | Kylie Minogue shines in throwback Aussie comedy Swinging Safari

Swinging Safari | Dir: Stephan Elliot | M | ★ ★ ★  Director Stephan Elliot made his mark on the landscape of Australian cinema with his iconic film The Adventures of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert. His latest offering Swinging Safari is an ode to a bygone era of key parties, kitsch and the kind of […]

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Review | Teenage Kicks is raw, uncompromising queer cinema

Teenage Kicks | M | Dir: Craig Boreham | ★ ★ ★ ½ Australian queer cinema tends to land in one of two categories. It trends towards either the high camp of the Priscilla Queen of the Desert end of the spectrum or the gritty lo-fi turf occupied by movies like 1998’s Head On. Teenage Kicks and its tale of secrets, lies […]

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Kylie Minogue, Guy Pearce to star in new Stephan Elliott comedy film

Kylie Minogue, Guy Pearce to star in new Stephan Elliott comedy film

Australia’s princess of pop is making a return to the silver screen under the direction of ‘The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’ creator Stephan Elliott. Kylie Minogue will join Guy Pearce and Radha Mitchell in Elliott’s new Australian comedy feature, ‘Flammable Children’. The film is set in 1970’s Australia, “Saigon will fall; the […]

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Between a Frock and a Hard Place

Between a Frock and a Hard Place

Twenty years after it took the world storm a new documentary explores the creation of the film ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ This is not just a film about making a film, the documentary explores the history of Australian gay rights and the changing attitudes towards homosexuality in Australia. Priscilla made Hugo Weaving an international […]

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Q&A confirm full panel for queer episode

Q&A confirm full panel for queer episode

The ABC have announced the full line-up for next Thursday’s episode of Q&A, which will be the first special episode to focus entirely on queer issues and politics. Transgender pioneer Julia Doulman, broadcast journalist Julie McCrossin (pictured) and queer student activist Katherine Hudson will take a seat alongside entertainer Paul Capsis, author Dennis Altman and […]

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