Our friends at the Tom of Finland Foundation are going to be in New York this weekend for the Printed Matter New York Art Book Fair from today Thursday 19th through Sunday 22nd September. This weekend’s New York Art Book Fair is at MOMA PS-1 at 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101. ToFF... Continue Reading →
Ahead of this year’s NYCC, which comes to town 3rd - 6th October and is set to fill midtown with cosplayers, The Queer Review’s James Kleinmann sat down with Akira AK, creator of the LGBTQ+ cabaret event We The Heroes Ball to tell us more... We The Heroes Ball event poster. James Kleinmann: We The... Continue Reading →
The movie musical is having a resurgence (as it is prone to do in times of hardship) thanks to films like La La Land, Frozen and The Greatest Showman (*cough*awfulrubbish*cough*) So London's BFI Southbank is raising its jazz hands and kicking up its heals with a season of films dedicated to movie musicals. Sorry, I... Continue Reading →
A smash hit in its native France, The Shiny Shrimps (Les Crevettes pailletees) is getting a wide release in the UK. What starts off as a silly, slight comedy proves to have a lot more heart and joy than expected. When a professional swimmer, Mattias Le Gof, uses a homophobic slur in a TV interview... Continue Reading →
The 63rd BFI London Film Festival is coming (October 2nd - 13th 2019) and the programme has a wealth of queer and queer-friendly films from around the world (not to mention some blockbuster presentations). Here are The Queer Review’s LFF 2019 LGBTQ+ highlights. Matthias & Maxime Xavier Dolan returns to his roots by writing, directing... Continue Reading →
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 →
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.
Do you remember your first time? Nathaniel Hall certainly does, and finally, he is willing to share it all.
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 →