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Melbourne drag queen Kat Zowthabag does Kate McKinnon's Weird Barbie onstage

Melbourne drag queen nails her Weird Barbie number

An Australian drag queen has nailed a “Weird Barbie” number onstage in Melbourne and TikTok followers are convinced Kate McKinnon would love it. Melbourne’s Kat Zowthabag performed the Barbie movie-inspired number at queer venue Sircuit Bar in Fitzroy last month. She took to the stage with a recreation of actress Kate McKinnon’s look from the …

Blue Jean is at the New Farm Queer Film Festival

Powerful lesbian drama Blue Jean gets Brisbane premiere

A closeted school teacher walks a tightrope between her job and her love life in 1980s England in lesbian drama film Blue Jean, screening for the first time in Queensland at the New Farm Queer Film Festival this month. Jean (Rosy McEwen, above) leads a double life: she teaches PE by day and at night …

Still from Ira Sachs movie Passages starring Ben Whishaw

Ben Whishaw’s racy queer drama Passages is screening in Brisbane

Actor Ben Whishaw’s highly anticipated new queer drama Passages will open the New Farm Queer Film Festival in Brisbane next month. The film premiered at Sundance earlier this year to rave reviews. Passages centres on a same-sex couple in Paris, an artist (Ben Whishaw) and his filmmaker husband (Franz Rogowski). One of the men unexpectedly …

Red, White & Royal Blue gay sex scene streaming on Amazon Prime Video

Straight viewer confused by Red White & Royal Blue’s gay sex scene

Amazon Prime Video’s cheesy and breezy new gay flick Red, White & Royal Blue is confusing some straight people who are learning for the first time that gay men can have sex face-to-face. Red, White & Royal Blue follows the son of the US president Alex Claremont-Diaz (Taylor Zakhar Perez) and a British Prince Henry …

Kylie Minogue giving an interview about Las Vegas residency

Kylie Minogue names her ‘dream’ pick to play her in a biopic

Kylie Minogue has revealed who she would pick to play her in a hypothetical – we repeat, hypothetical – big-screen biopic. The superstar sat down for a wide-ranging chat with E! News (below) and shared that fellow Aussie Margot Robbie would be her dream pick for a biopic about her life and career. “Margot Robbie …

Sigrid Thornton in Australian indie thriller Slant

Sigrid Thornton plays matriarch with secrets in camp thriller Slant

Sigrid Thornton plays an unhinged, wine-skolling matriarch with dark secrets in new camp black comedy thriller Slant. Vivianne is the mother of the main character Derek Verity, a “career-crazed” journalist, played by the film’s writer-producer Michael Nikou. In Melbourne in 1999, Derek is tasked with writing the juiciest feature possible on an infamous socialite’s disappearance …

Images from the films on the lineup at the New Farm Queer Film Festival

New Farm Queer Film Festival unveils big 2023 lineup

The folks at New Farm Cinemas have unveiled the lineup of queer premieres and restored favourites at the upcoming New Farm Queer Film Festival. For years, New Farm Cinemas have screened queer-interest movies and festivals for their Brisbane audiences. Soon their New Farm Queer Film Festival will return for a second year, running for twelve …

Ben Whishaw and Franz Rogowski in queer love triangle drama Passages

‘Passages’ director isn’t happy his queer film got NC-17 rating

Ira Sachs, the director of queer love triangle drama Passages starring Ben Whishaw, has declared he won’t edit his film after the Motion Picture Association slapped it with an NC-17 rating. In January, Passages premiered at Sundance to rave reviews. The film centers on a same-sex couple in Paris, an artist (Ben Whishaw) and his …

Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth in 2020 drama Supernova

Stanley Tucci has thoughts on straight actors playing gay roles

Stanley Tucci has said he thinks it’s “fine” for straight actors to play gay characters on screen as long as they do it “the right way”. The actor recently appearing on BBC Radio show Desert Island Discs. During the chat, Stanley weighed in on the subject of straight actors in gay roles, declaring it an …

Challengers film trailer homoerotic

Trailer for ‘Challengers’ teases a homoerotic head spin

The trailer for Zendaya’s seductive new film, Challengers, directed by Luca Guadagnino, already has audiences losing their collective queer minds. Directed by Luca Guadagningo, the prolific queer film director Luca Guadagnino behind Call me By Your Name and Suspiria, Challengers follows the steamy love triangle between tennis star turned coach Tashi (Zendaya) and childhood “best friends” turned …

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