MQFF33 Film Review: Our Son ★★★★

Luke Evans and Billy Porter deliver powerful performances in writer-director Bill Oliver’s gay divorce drama Our Son. Bringing to mind classics like Kramer vs Kramer and the more recent Marriage Story, Our Son adds the well-observed specificity of middle-class gay city life into the fraught mix.  Gabriel (Porter) and Nicky (Evans) have a seemingly picture... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: director Matthew López on Red, White & Royal Blue “it’s really important to me that my first film has a Latin lead at its centre”

If the number of views for the trailer is anything to go by (7.2 million and counting), anticipation is high for the film adaptation of Casey McQuiston’s bestselling novel Red, White & Royal Blue, which premieres globally on Prime Video on Friday, August 11th. Fortunately for playwright Matthew López, who makes his feauture writing and... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Heartstopper director Euros Lyn “we wanted to do something different with season two”

As the second season of hit series Heartstopper based on Alice Oseman's bestselling graphic novels launches globally on Netflix this week, The Queer Review's editor James Kleinmann speaks exclusively with its BAFTA-winning director Euros Lyn. In the opening episode, we're reunited with new boyfriends in the midst of first love, Charlie (Joe Locke) and Nick... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: “it’s sexy, ludicrous & it’ll make you think” – Lewis Treston on his Austen-inspired comedy Hubris & Humiliation at Sydney Theatre Company

In a crowded WorldPride 2023 cultural calendar, one of the hottest tickets in town is the world premiere of Hubris and Humiliation by Lewis Treston at Sydney Theatre Company's Wharf Theatre, previewing from January 20th. A gay rom-com inspired by the work of Jane Austen, the play sees young Elliot being sent from Brisbaine to... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: “everything good has to end” Young Royals stars Omar Rudberg & Edvin Ryding on the third & final season of the hit Netflix series

Following the news that the hit Swedish high school-set series Young Royals will return to Netflix for its third and final season, The Queer Review editor James Kleinmann spoke with its stars Edvin Ryding and Omar Rudberg—who play teenaged star-crossed lovers Prince Wilhelm and Simon in the show—about their reaction to the announcement. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ka2HYT1k99Q "Everything... Continue Reading →

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