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cory michael smith in yen tan aids drama film 1985

Reminding us at once how far we’ve come in terms of society’s view on sexuality yet that there is still change to be integrated, writer-director Yen Tan’s 1985 is a beautiful, poignant drama set during the early years of the AIDS epidemic. Slow burning, tonally and texturally stunning (the black-and-white palette evokes memories of the …

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Charles laughton in the hunchback of notre dame movie

English-American stage and film actor Charles Laughton struggled with his homosexuality because of a strict Catholic upbringing but found a sympathetic wife in Bride of Frankenstein actress Elsa Lanchester. One of Hollywood’s greatest character actors, his portrayal of Quasimodo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame is one of the outstanding roles from the Golden Age …

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Spanish lesbian romance Carmen and Lola is one of the queer highlights at the upcoming Spanish Film Festival, returning to Brisbane’s Palace Cinemas next week. This year’s 22nd annual Spanish Film Festival features a curated program of 32 films from Spain and all around Latin America. Bilbao-born writer-director Arantxa Echevarría’s Carmen and Lola, which is …

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rami malek bohemian rhapsody golden globes

Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has opened in Chinese cinemas with all mentions of the Queen frontman’s sexuality removed. Between two and four minutes of footage has reportedly been cut from the film, which opened last weekend in a small number of arthouse cinemas in China. Feili Xie, a 28-year-old from Beijing, told ABC News …

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jk rowling albus dumbledore harry potter

Harry Potter author JK Rowling is facing a fresh barrage of memes from fans after a new revelation about beloved wizard Albus Dumbledore’s sex life went viral. In a special feature for the DVD and Blu-ray of latest film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Rowling explains of Dumbledore and Grindelwald, “Their relationship was incredibly …

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the wizard of oz dorothy red slippers

By Marguerite Johnson and James Bennett, University of Newcastle The legendary film, The Wizard of Oz (1939) and the glorious, dazzling ruby slippers worn by its heroine, Dorothy Gale (played by Judy Garland), have long been symbols of hope – especially for the LGBT+ community. Last year, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in …

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best queer lgbtiq films

Queer Screen, the organisers of the annual Mardi Gras Film Festival, celebrated the festival’s 25th anniversary last year and as part of the celebrations called on the LGBTIQ community to vote on what movies we consider to be the best queer films of all time. After tallying the votes and putting together the ultimate ranking …

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fantastic beasts crimes of grindelwald - albus dumbledore

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has confirmed that beloved wizard Albus Dumbledore had a sexual relationship with dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald. The pair – played by Jude Law and Johnny Depp – both appeared in 2018’s Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald but the film only alluded to their relationship, leaving fans wanting more. “Their …

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Marvel the eternals comic book art

Marvel’s production chief Victoria Alonso has said the “world is ready” for an openly gay superhero to soar in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). It was reported this week that Marvel Studios are actively looking for an gay-identifying actor to play a gay character in the upcoming movie The Eternals, based on the Marvel comic …

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Jean paul gaultier freak and chic movie

The Alliance Française French Film Festival is touring Australia celebrating its 30th birthday in 2019, and is returning to Brisbane next week. The long-running festival is running from March 14 until April 14 at Palace Cinemas, with the full lineup and tickets available from the website here. Get a look at five of the queer …

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