Film Review: Vita & Virginia ★★★

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 →

Film Review: Are You Proud? ★★★

Are you proud? It’s a simple question with a lot of long and complicated answers, as highlighted in Ashley Joiner’s fascinating but unfocused documentary on the state of the LGBTQ movement in the United Kingdom. The film begins with a personal look at the state of queer Britain in the mid 20th century. A former... Continue Reading →

Film Review: The Gospel of Eureka ★★★★

If The Gospel of Eureka wasn't a documentary it would probably be a high concept comedy or utopian fantasy film given the unlikely coexistence of evangelical Christians and an out and proud LGBTQ community in the Arkansas town of Eureka Springs, population: 2,074. The improbable nature of the scenario is embraced by the film's directors Michael... Continue Reading →

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