Exclusive Interview: Young Royals stars Edvin Ryding & Omar Rudberg on why their characters Prince Wilhem & Simon are “a couple worth fighting for”

Ahead of the launch of season 2 on November 1st 2022, Edvin Ryding and Omar Rudberg who play star-crossed lovers Wilhelm and Simon in the hit LGBTQ+ Netflix series Young Royals, spoke exclusively with The Queer Review's editor James Kleinmann about why their characters make "a couple worth fighting for" and how they each prepare... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Wendell & Wild star Sam Zelaya “to not only have this kind of trans representation but to also be part of it is amazing”

If you're looking for a treat to stream this Halloween, you've found it. Following its world premiere at the 47th Toronto International Film Festival, acclaimed stop motion animation filmmaker Henry Selick and certified horror hitmaker Jordan Peele's delightfully macabre Wendell & Wild launches on Netflix on Friday, October 28th, just in time for the spookiest... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Stephen Fry on The Sandman’s queer characters “they don’t apologize or pretend to be anything other than they are & that’s thrilling to watch”

In the UK, the name Stephen Fry is invariably prefixed with phrase "national treasure", and with good reason. With his Wildean wit and turn of phrase, the actor, comedian, director, and best-selling novelist has been a perennially admired figure for decades. Early in his career, he was involved in some of the best-loved comedy series... Continue Reading →

Exclusive: Uncoupled star Neil Patrick Harris & series creators Darren Star & Jeffrey Richman at NY premiere “it was the happiest partnership of my life”

Tuesday night saw Darren Star (Sex and the City, Younger, Emily In Paris) and Jeffrey Richman's (Modern Family) new Netflix comedy series Uncoupled, starring Neil Patrick Harris, premiere at New York's iconic Paris Theater, followed by a glitzy cocktail reception at the nearby Plaza Hotel. The Queer Review's editor James Kleinmann was on the stylish... Continue Reading →

TV Review: Uncoupled ★★★1/2

TV hitmaker Darren Star, who followed up long-running shows like Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, Sex and the City, and Younger with the Netflix favourite Emily In Paris in 2020, delivers another enjoyable and highly bingeable series for the streamer with the eight-episode first season of Uncoupled, co-created with Modern Family executive producer Jeffrey Richman.... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Victoria “V.E.” Schwab on Netflix’s queer vampire series First Kill “I wanted to tell a story that 16-year-old me might have seen herself in”

Queer vampire series First Kill, created by New York Times bestselling author Victoria “V. E.” Schwab, based upon her own short story of the same name, launches on Netflix today, Friday, June 10th. It's a "Juliet and Juliet" tale of two households and forbidden love, which introduces us to teenage vampire Juliette (Sarah Catherine Hook)... Continue Reading →

TV Review: Heartstopper ★★★★

At first glance, Alice Oseman's beautifully heartwarming Heartstopper which launches today on Netflix, based on her hit graphic novels, feels like a throwback to much-loved 90s British films about gay teens like Beautiful Thing and Get Real. Although this series does share much of the feel-good quality of those movies and a similar focus on... Continue Reading →

Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival celebrates LGBTQ+ comedy talent with Stand Out at LA’s iconic Greek Theatre hosted by Billy Eichner & more events announced

On Saturday, May 7th, Billy Eichner will host Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival's Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Promising to be a starry night of queer entertainment, the lineup features Bob the Drag Queen, Eddie Izzard, Fortune Feimster, Gina Yashere, Guy Branum, James Adomian, Joel Kim Booster,... Continue Reading →

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