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Find the truth in comedy, always trust your gut instinct, and never get into bed with the Americans. These were some of the nuggets of industry wisdom director Stephan Elliott (Priscilla, Queen of the Desert) imparted to Peter Gray as he discussed his latest venture, Swinging Safari. It’s set in 1970s Australia and follows a …

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Spin-the-vase, a late night taste of fondu, and a rotting beached whale make for just some of the intricate ingredients of Stephan Elliott’s semi-autobiographical comedy Swinging Safari, a gloriously playful film that finds both the humour and the horror of growing up in Australia in the 1970’s. As kinetic a film it may be – …

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A new trailer for upcoming teen romantic comedy Love, Simon has been released. The movie is based on author Becky Albertalli’s 2015 young adult novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda and follows the titular character, seventeen-year-old Simon Spier, who falls for his online pen pal, Blue. At first Blue is the only person who …

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As the American government continues to be viewed with doubtful and suspicious eyes, not to mention the hammering the news media receives, a film like Steven Spielberg’s The Post feels more relevant than ever, despite its 1970’s setting. Before the White House was taken down by the Watergate scandal in 1972, the Presidential estate fought …

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Call Me By Your Name

The director of the Golden Globe-nominated gay romance Call Me By Your Name has said he wants to continue the character’s stories in new films. The movie, directed by Luca Guadagnino and based on André Aciman’s 2007 novel of the same name, tells the story of 17-year-old high school student Elio who unexpectedly falls in …

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Kylie has said her long-awaited 14th studio album could be just a month away and told fans they can also expect an Australian tour.

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The folks at the Brisbane Queer Film Festival are hosting a fundraising screening of acclaimed gay indie film “Beach Rats” this Wednesday night. In the film, actor Harris Dickinson stars as 19-year-old Frankie, who spends his days playing handball, smoking weed, and cruising the beach for girls. But at night, he meets up with older …

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Hugh Jackman’s new musical has been a long time in the making. The film, helmed by Australian director Michael Gracey, tells the story of legendary circus showman P.T. Barnum’s rise from poverty-stricken childhood to the launch of his first circus in New York in the mid-1800s. It’s been in development for seven years and will …

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A lesbian horror film has been submitted for consideration for Best Foreign Film at the 2018 Academy Awards. The film, Thelma, is being released in some countries this month and was submitted by Norwegian film bosses into the Oscars category a few months ago. Directed by Joachim Trier, it tells the story of a shy …

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