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Garth Davis

Given that his debut feature film, 2016’s biographical drama Lion, was an Oscar-nominated production, it stands to reason that Australian-born director Garth Davis earns increased interest on his profile as he gears up to deliver his sophomore project. Not the most expected subject matter, but in the current climate of #MeToo it is understandable that …

Actor Nick Robinson has revealed that while he was shooting new movie Love, Simon, his brother came out to him as gay. Robinson (pictured) plays 17-year old Simon Spier in the film, a high school student struggling with his sexuality until he meets someone online from his school who’s going through the same thing. The …

Taron Egerton and elton john Kingsman

Sir Elton John has said he is “blown away” by Kingsman actor Taron Egerton’s performances of his songs in Elton’s upcoming biographical movie Rocketman. Twenty-eight-year-old Egerton will play the music icon in the long-awaited film, but Elton’s husband David Furnish says the singer has told Egerton not to attempt a strict impersonation. “Elton has told …

One of the directors of Disney film Frozen has weighed in on the potential for princess Elsa to get a queer romance in her next movie. Frozen co-director Jennifer Lee told HuffPost that the team behind the sequel are aware of the fandom’s outcry to give lead character Elsa a girlfriend. “I love everything people …

Much has been said about Daniel Day-Lewis’s performance in Phantom Thread, but another actor has quietly earned their own spotlight throughout the film’s release. A relative unknown here but a strong presence in her native Germany, Vicky Krieps (pictured above) is a name and face unlikely to be forgotten following her dominating role as Alma, …

A new drama film focusing of the experience of a teenager undergoing “gay conversion” therapy was awarded the top prize at the Sundance film festival at the weekend. Starring actress Chloe Grace Moretz (pictured, right), The Miseducation of Cameron Post looks at the horrific real-life practice of “gay reparative therapy”. In the film, teenager Cameron …

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 …

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 – …

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 …

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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