Annette Pryce takes a comparitive meander through two queer films about finding love in unexpected places.
‘Appropriate Behaviour’ and it’s witty and wacky look at life as a bisexual
As the theme for September nears it's end, curator Andrew Macdougall reviews New York based film Appropriate Behaviour and it's refreshing look at bisexual life.
DVD Review: Girls Lost
Dan Phillips reviews 'Girls Lost', a Swedish film with a unique take on the age-old theme of coming of age.
Film Review: Beautiful Something
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 … Continue reading Film Review: Beautiful Something
A Queer in Hamburg
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, … Continue reading A Queer in Hamburg
Film Review: Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do The Time Warp Again
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 comfortable
Review: Boys on Film 15 Time & Tied
Dan Phillips reviews the latest installment of the Boys On Film short film collection.
Hooked to the silver screen: David Bowie on film
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.
X-Men: Bad Queer Civil Rights Crusaders, Not Hetero Heroes
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.
Shoving it in their faces: the story of same-sex PDAs on film
Can we have meaningful LGBTQ+ representation without showing same-sex PDAs? Danni Glover investigates.