Lucio Catro's Barcelona summer set sensual gay romance End of the Century had its world premiere at The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center's New Directors/New Films festival earlier this year. It went on to win best Argentinian film at the Beunos Aires Film Festival, before playing at LA's Outfest... Continue Reading →
It was recently announced that the second season of Instinct starring Alan Cumming, the first US network television drama series to feature a lead gay character, will be its last. At the weekend Cumming took to instagram saying, "So the word is out. Instinct will not be returning for a third season." Adding that "because of... Continue Reading →
I've just watched the series finale of Baskets on FX. As a self-confessed Baskets-case this might be more of a tribute than a review. Over the last three years I have basked in the brilliance of the performances; two are by the show's Exec Producer and co-creator Zach Galifianakis as as twin brothers Chip and... Continue Reading →
Harry Clayton-Wright has made a magnificent hour of theatrical storytelling that his mum should DEFINITELY never see. From graphic self-porn to personal revelations, Sex Education is a laugh out loud show with some thoughtful audience participation and a stunning climax.
*N.B. May contain unintentional Pose Season 2 spoilers.*The Category is...Season 2 Finale Extravaganza! Brilliantly by directed Janet Mock, who made television history last season as the first trans woman of colour to write, direct and produce for a series, this marks the second episode Mock has directed this season, and its one the most satisfying.... Continue Reading →
Filmmaker Rodney Evans says towards the end of his new feature documentary Vision Portraits that he makes films about the things that he's most fearful of. Here the subject, or the starting point at least, is loss of sight. With under ten percent of vision remaining in each eye, Evans has no peripheral eyesight as... Continue Reading →
Do you remember your first time? Nathaniel Hall certainly does, and finally, he is willing to share it all.
Resplendent in Dad drag, Leyla Josephine's solo show gets off to a hilarious start. More stand up than play at first, "Daddy" opens with a rap that highlights both the strengths and foibles of the typical dad, luring the audience into the palm of her hand. It is only once we are fully drawn in that the cracks begin to show and reality seeps in.
Vita & Virginia, directed by Chanya Button, is a film about one of the definitive Bloomsbury love affairs, that between literary lion Virginia Woolf and popular novelist Vita Sackville-West. Starring Gemma Arterton as Vita and Elizabeth Debicki as Virginia, it depicts the trajectory of their relationship in broad brushstrokes while shimmering with period detail, from... Continue Reading →
Tony nominee Jonathan Groff, who can currently be seen on Netflix as FBI Agent Holden Ford in the second season of David Fincher’s Mindhunter, will star as Seymour in the Off-Broadway return of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s landmark musical Little Shop of Horrors. The complete cast for the production opening this fall at the Westside Theatre has just been announced.... Continue Reading →