Happiest Season (2020) Review

Happiest Season (2020) Review

Christmas rom-com ‘Happiest Season’ (2020), from director Clea DuVall and starring Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis and Aubrey Plaza, “is not the LGBT holiday film we were promised”. Annice White reviews.

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Uncle Frank (2020) Review

Uncle Frank (2020) Review

Written and directed by Alan Ball (‘American Beauty’), and starring Paul Bettany, 2020 drama ‘Uncle Frank’ struggles to be genuine in its portrayal of the hardships of the LGBTQ+ community. Leoni Horton reviews.

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Cicada (2020) BFI LFF Review

Cicada (2020) BFI LFF Review

Matthew Fifer’s breathtaking self-penned and co-directed debut project, ‘Cicada’, speaks of the varied manifestations of pain. Movie review by Leoni Horton.

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Supernova (2020) BFI LFF Review

Supernova (2020) BFI LFF Review

A breathtakingly beautiful look at the effect dementia can have on a couple trying to relive their fondest memories, ‘Supernova’ (2020) starring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci reviewed by Charlie Gardiner.

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5 British and Irish Films That Don’t ‘Bury Their Gays’ 

5 British and Irish Films That Don’t ‘Bury Their Gays’ 

LGBTQ+ characters in film are given disproportionately unhappy endings. We know it as “burying their gays”. Here are 5 British and Irish films that you can watch without the fear of revisiting this trope. Article by Annice White.

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Out (2020) Pixar Short Film Review

Out (2020) Pixar Short Film Review

“Hilarious, heartwarming and sweet”, Disney Pixar short film ‘Out’ marks the animation studio’s first openly LGBTQ+ narrative. Rebecca Seghini reviews the film now available on Disney Plus.

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Fabric Love: Costume in Gay Cinema

Fabric Love: Costume in Gay Cinema

The role of clothing in male-male romances is very distinct. Annice White takes you through the how and why with comparisons between ‘Call Me By Your Name’, ‘God’s Own Country’ and ‘Brokeback Mountain’.

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