Straightwashing Removes All Rainbows: Removing Bisexuals from Comic Book Films

Straightwashing Removes All Rainbows: Removing Bisexuals from Comic Book Films

In 2022, the blockbuster sphere’s choices in representation must face more scrutiny, particularly with regard to straightwashing bisexual comic book characters. Essay by Paul Klein.

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Cop Secret (2021) Review – BFI Flare

Cop Secret (2021) Review – BFI Flare

‘Cop Secret’ (2021), from Iceland international footballer Hannes Þór Halldórsson, is an outlandish and entertaining buddy cop movie. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Long Live My Happy Head (2022) Review – BFI Flare

Long Live My Happy Head (2022) Review – BFI Flare

‘Long Live My Happy Head’ (2022) is a wonderful new documentary from Will Hewitt and Austen McCowan exploring impending death through art. Review by Sam Sewell-Peterson.

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No Ordinary Man (2020) Review – BFI Flare

No Ordinary Man (2020) Review – BFI Flare

When jazz musician Billy Tipton died, it was discovered he was biologically female. Aisling Chin-Yee and Chase Joynt direct documentary ‘No Ordinary Man’, reviewed by Annice White.

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Rebel Dykes (2021) Review – BFI Flare

Rebel Dykes (2021) Review – BFI Flare

‘Rebel Dykes’ is a hugely entertaining and unique documentary about a rebellious lesbian movement that was born out of London’s punk scene in the 1980s. Annice White reviews from BFI Flare.

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My First Summer (2021) Review- BFI Flare

My First Summer (2021) Review- BFI Flare

Capturing first love through the female gaze and in an LGBTQ+ setting, ‘My First Summer’ has real potential to become a cult classic. Annice White reviews.

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Sweetheart (2021) Review – GFF

Sweetheart (2021) Review – GFF

Marley Morrison British seaside holiday film ‘Sweetheart’, featuring the debuting Nell Barlow, is a nuanced exploration of sexuality and a modern twist in the realm of British film. Leoni Horton reviews.

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Watch Midnight Cowboy

5 Reasons Why You Need to Watch Midnight Cowboy

John Schlesinger film ‘Midnight Cowboy’ (1969) starring Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight is a classic of cinema, and here are 5 reasons why you must watch it. Article by Katie Doyle.

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5 Must-Watch Early British LGBTQ+ Films

5 Must-Watch Early British LGBTQ+ Films

5 British films, made before the legalisation of homosexuality or ahead of some of the LGBTQ+ community’s major milestones, that you need to see. List by Annice White.

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