Features, Latest

Celebrating Queer Cinema’s Unsung Allies

Allies to the LGBTQ+ community are as important now as they have ever been. Whilst the rights for this community has massively improved, there are still many to be fought for. In over seventy countries it is still illegal to be gay, many members of…

AFI FEST 2019, Film Reviews

REVIEW: And Then We Danced (AFI Fest 2019)

Swedish-Georgian director Levan Akin had been wanting to make something set in Georgia for some time when he was inspired, a few years ago,  by 50 young people holding the first Georgian Pride. They were subjected to a violent counter-protest of thousands of people, whipped…

Film Reviews, Films, Foreign

REVIEW: Diamantino (2019)

Completely bonkers and unpredictable, while also being surprisingly moving at times, Diamantino is everything an independent art-house movie should be and it should come as no surprise that it was the Cannes Critics Week winner. It addresses several modern-day political and social concerns, including countries…

Film Reviews, Films

REVIEW: My Days Of Mercy (2019)

Lucy (Ellen Page), the daughter of a man on death row, falls in love with Mercy (Kate Mara), a woman on the opposing side of her family’s political cause. Capital punishment is not a typical focal point of a romantic drama, but My Days of…