Film Review: Cubby ★★1/2

Mark Blane's semi-autobiographical New York fantasia Cubby toured film festivals this summer, playing at events like OutFest in LA, Frameline in San Francisco, New York's NewFest and Reeling Film Festival in Chicago, among others. It's a film that seems tailor-made for festivals -- quirky, strange, shot on 16mm film, a bit clunky, with subject matter that was never... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2019: LGBTQ+ Preview

With the 44th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) opening on Thursday 5th September, The Queer Review takes a look at some of this year's LGBTQ+ related highlights taking in feature films, documentaries, shorts and animation. Recent years at TIFF have delivered award winning LGBTQ+ gems including BPM (Beats Per Minute), Disobedience, A Fantastic Woman, Call Me By... Continue Reading →

BFI Flare 2019 Opens with Vita & Virginia

Following its world premiere at last year’s Toronto Film Festival, Chanya Button’s Vita & Virginia will open the 2019 BFI Flare London LGBTQ+ Film Festival on 21st March. Adapted from a play by Elieen Atkins, Elizabeth Debicki stars as Virginia Woolf opposite Gemma Arterton as the enigmatic aristocrat Vita Sackville-West. The film focuses on their passionate... Continue Reading →

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