Exclusive Interview: Ryan Cassata on Magic Miracle Mile “this album helped to heal me”

Today marks the release of award-winning singer-songwriter Ryan Cassata's deeply personal eighth album, Magic Miracle Mile. He spoke with The Queer Review's editor James Kleinmann about the record which he recorded, produced, and mixed himself. Although the album was inspired by loss and grief, Cassata says that the experience of writing, performing, and then listening... Continue Reading →

NewFest 2020 Film Review: Keyboard Fantasies: The Beverly Glenn-Copeland Story ★★★★

Posy Dixon's debut feature documentary Keyboard Fantasies: The Beverly Glenn-Copeland Story is a delicate, nuanced and life-affirming tribute to the experimental folk-jazz turned synth singer-songwriter. With an interview with the musician, who now goes by Glenn Copeland, at its centre, the film paints an intimate biographical portrait focused on his emotional and creative journey, with... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Man Made ★★★★

T Cooper’s debut documentary feature, Man Made, follows the lives of four transgender men as they prepare compete at Trans FitCon the world’s only all-trans bodybuilding competition in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The competition is open to anyone who self-identifies as transgender male.Firstly we meet Dominic Chilko (who placed third at last year’s FitCon). The 26... Continue Reading →

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