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DOWNTON ABBEY

Fans will love the new big-screen Downton Abbey. The movie picks up where the last series left off. Although that series tied up most loose ends, it left a couple of unresolved romances which the movie chooses not to dwell on at length. Instead, it focuses on the visit to Downton Abbey of King George …

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300 Homoeroticism In Cinemas

Supposedly “heterosexual” cinema, i.e. films aimed at the man’s man and the dudebro culture has a lot to answer for. Whilst more likely an intentional component of today’s cinema, the films of the 1980s and 1990s were another beast altogether. AIDS awareness was only just starting, homosexuality was widely misunderstood, and the distinct fashion of …

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Queer romance films from France, Spain and New Zealand are on the lineup for this year’s Queer Screen Film Fest in Sydney. The lineup features 29 films from twelve countries, focusing on romantic films under the theme ‘Light Your Fire’. “With our theme we are asking the audience to engage their hearts and minds and …

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What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? 1960

New comedy film Late Night stars Emma Thompson as a veteran talk show host who hires writer Mindy Kaling to rejuvenate the ratings. The film inspired QN Magazine‘s Peter Gray to look back over some of his favourite cinematic female double acts. BETTE DAVIS & JOAN CRAWFORD – WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? (1960) A …

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Valkyrie will become the first official LGBTIQ superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the next Thor film. Marvel bosses had previously teased the character might already be part of the cinematic universe. And at San Diego Comic-Con at the weekend, actress Tessa Thompson and producer Kevin Feige confirmed Valkyrie will have a same-sex storyline …

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Universal Pictures released the trailer for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats this week. Tom Cooper directs a huge line-up of stars in the production. The film blends computer generated and live action. Following the trailer’s release, social media indicated a mixed response. Scroll down for the vid Despite the films promise of ‘You Will Believe’, initial …

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Scarlett johansson

Scarlett Johansson says comments she made about “political correctness” in Hollywood casting have been taken out of context, 12 months after she pulled out of a transgender role. Earlier this week the actor claimed in an interview she “should be allowed to play any person, tree, or animal.” “Today there’s a lot of emphasis and …

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Anti-LGBTIQ organisation One Million Moms is furious at Disney for “blindsiding” them with a scene of same-sex parenting in Toy Story 4. The homophobic group, an offshoot of the notorious American Family Association, spend their time petitioning anything LGBTIQ-inclusive. Their new target: a very brief moment in the Pixar sequel that viewers likely missed. It’s …

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Is Elsa a lesbian, or is she not? Back in 2018 various media reported “reliable sources’ stated that Frozen 2 would see Elsa ice-skate out of her chilly closet. Disney, of course, say nothing. However, both official trailers released for the film this year offer tantalising hints. Disney based the character of Elsa on the …

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Censors in Samoa have banned blockbuster Elton John biopic “Rocketman” from cinemas over its gay content. The “epic musical fantasy” film explores Elton John’s turbulent early years, including his relationship with first manager John Reid. Apollo Cinemas Samoa wrote on Facebook that Samoa’s only screenings of Rocketman were cancelled “due to censoring issues.” Samoa’s Principal …

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