TV Review: Queer Eye season 5 ★★★★

N.B. Contains potential season 5 spoilers.I’ve just spent the past few days binging all ten episodes of the upcoming fifth season of Queer Eye, which lands on Netflix right on time for Pride month on June 5th, and I am feeling pretty amazing actually; upbeat and optimistic. It's the kind of afterglow you get when... Continue Reading →

First look at The Politician Season 2

In this general election year (VOTE!) it's only fitting that Netflix bring back their satirical comedy The Politician for a second season, launching Friday 19th June - so plan your Pride Month TV binging schedule accordingly. Oh, and come November don't forget to VOTE! The Politician Season 2. Courtesy of Netflix. Created by Ryan Murphy,... Continue Reading →

Film Review: The Half of It ★★★★

Alice Wu’s long-awaited second feature film as writer and director, The Half of It, which launches on Netflix Friday May 1st, has deservedly just won Tribeca’s Founders Award for Best U.S. Narrative Feature. The film opens opens with an enchanting illustration by Shape & Shadow’s Hayley Morris depicting the Greek myth that humans were originally... Continue Reading →

TV Review: Hollywood ★★★

Everybody comes to HollywoodThey wanna make it in the neighborhoodThey like the smell of it in HollywoodHow could it hurt you when it looks so good?Madonna and Mirwais Ahmadzaï, Hollywood, 2003Only time will tell the lasting industry-wide impact of today's overdue conversations around increasing diversity in entertainment, but Ryan Murphy has certainly used his not... Continue Reading →

Film Review: A Secret Love ★★★★

Following last week’s exceptional documentary Circus of Books by Rachel Mason from executive producer Ryan Murphy, Netflix continues to offer its subscribers a diverse array of LGBTQ related original content. This week alone it adds Ryan Murphy’s epic ‘what if?’ retelling of the Golden Age of Hollywood, with two episodes directed by Janet Mock; Alice... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Circus of Books ★★★★

Rachel Mason’s Circus of Books had its world premiere at 2019's Tribeca Film Festival where is was acquired by Netflix. After a successful festival run it launches on the streaming service on Wednesday April 22nd 2020. The documentary's lead subjects, Karen and Barry Mason, are the filmmaker’s parents and the unlikely owners of the titular long-running Los Angeles gay porn... Continue Reading →

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