Dan Phillips reviews ’Girls Lost’, a Swedish film with a unique take on the age-old theme of coming of age.Read more "DVD Review: Girls Lost"
There is something that has always bothered me about gay cinema from the US and that is its lack of nuance and depth that European gay cinema seems to get. Since gay cinema hit the mainstream in the 80s and 90s with films like My Beautiful Laundrette and Philadelphia and TV like Angels in America […]Read more "Film Review: Beautiful Something"
A wonderful part of my job as a director is that I get to visit different cities and experience queer culture around the world and most recently I got to spend some time in the German city of Hamburg. Having visited Cologne and Berlin in recent years it was hard to ignore the super liberal, […]Read more "A Queer in Hamburg"
Dónal Ferris takes a look at the remake of one of the hottest camp classics of all time- ‘Rocky Horror’. Is it astounding or is the excitement fleeting after the title sequence? Welcome to into the Lab- make yourself comfortableRead more "Film Review: Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do The Time Warp Again"
Dan Phillips reviews the latest installment of the Boys On Film short film collection.Read more "Review: Boys on Film 15 Time & Tied"
David Bowie’s queerness is most closely associated with his music, but how does it manifest in his film career? James Gent offers a whirlwind retrospective.Read more "Hooked to the silver screen: David Bowie on film"
The X-Men characters are presented in more palatable heterosexual bodies but they are very much a coded narrative on two branches of queer protest and resistance. Sean O’Toole writes about why X-Men stories resonate with queer trauma, safe spaces, and survival.Read more "X-Men: Bad Queer Civil Rights Crusaders, Not Hetero Heroes"
Can we have meaningful LGBTQ+ representation without showing same-sex PDAs? Danni Glover investigates.Read more "Shoving it in their faces: the story of same-sex PDAs on film"
Karen Pollock explores the themes behind The Duke of Burgundy, a story of love, betrayal and how far we will go to please a loveRead more "Film Review: The Duke of Burgundy"
Willow Lloyd offers a queer retrospective on the Ridley Scott classic.Read more "The Queerness of a Replicant"