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Queer film


Red, White and Royal Blue 2

Everything we know about ‘Red, White & Royal Blue 2’

After the success of queer romantic comedy Red, White & Royal Blue, fans immediately began campaigning for a sequel and it seems their wish will be granted.  In early May, director Matthew López announced that a sequel was in development at a fan event. “These two, over the last few months, have been on a …

Bob Brown's documentary The Giants is on Netflix

Documentary on Greens icon Bob Brown comes to streaming

Documentary film The Giants, centering on longtime climate activist, gay trailblazer and former Greens party leader Bob Brown, is streaming on Netflix in Australia. Bob Brown was the first openly gay member of the Australian Parliament as well as the first openly gay leader of an Australian political party. For 50 years, he’s also been …

Cate Blanchett at the 2024 Cannes Film Festival

Cate Blanchett reckons queer filmmakers are more exciting

Actress and producer Cate Blanchett wants to see more women on film sets and more of the “really exciting” points of view of trans and non-binary filmmakers. The Aussie star is at the Cannes Film Festival with her new political satire flick Rumours. Cate, who’s also a producer, joined a panel discussion (watch it below) …

Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo in Wicked

Ariana Grande burst into tears after getting cast in Wicked

Universal has shared the sweet moment Ariana Grande bursts into tears when she finds out she was cast as Glinda in the highly-anticipated film adaptation of Wicked. A new behind-the-scenes featurette of the big-screen movie musical has dropped. It’s got new footage of the casting process and it’s all giving big theatre kid energy. Wicked …

Harry Melling and Alexander Skarsgard

Harry Potter star plays Alexander Skarsgård’s sub in new film

A Harry Potter actor is set to play biker dom Alexander Skarsgård’s submissive in the upcoming “fun and filthy” kinky queer romance Pillion. Harry Melling (above left), who’s now 35 (!) and famously played Dudley in the Harry Potter franchise, has joined the new movie Pillion alongside the sexy Swede Alexander (right). Per Variety, the …

Lady Gaga at a Chromatica Ball concert in 2022

Lady Gaga’s Chromatica Ball film coming to Aussie streaming

Lady Gaga’s new concert special Gaga Chromatica Ball is coming to Australian streaming service Stan in two weeks. Gaga released her Chromatica album in 2020, but the pandemic delayed her Chromatica Ball Tour until 2022. During the pandemic, Aussies made the rest of the world jealous as we enjoyed Chromatica while out clubbing. We missed …

A gay man and lesbian marry in Housekeeping for Beginners

Housekeeping for Beginners follows a queer chosen family

Macedonian-Australian filmmaker Goran Stolevski’s award-winning film about a rowdy queer chosen family, Housekeeping For Beginners, is out in Australian cinemas this week. It’s the gay writer-director’s follow-up to his queer romantic drama Of An Age, and the brilliant new domestic drama is also getting great reviews. Housekeeping for Beginners got the prestigious Queer Lion Award …

A photo of UK synthpop duo Pet Shop Boys

Pet Shop Boys hint at first Australian tour in years

British music icons the Pet Shop Boys have let slip that they’re “in discussions” about a possible Australian tour, their first in many years. Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe talked to The Project about their new album Nonetheless, out today. During the chat on Thursday night, Neil told the hosts they’re “planning to do a …

Miriam Margolyes with drag queen Shelita Buffet

Miriam Margolyes kikis with outback drag queen Shelita Buffet

Even at age 82, international treasure Miriam Margolyes is still on the move, travelling to Broken Hill in the final episode of her latest Australian road trip docuseries. In her three-part series Impossibly Australian, Miriam has visited Perth and spent time amongst influencers in Byron Bay. On Tuesday night’s finale, the British-Australian actress visited Broken …

Broken Heel Festival train

Catch the Silver City Stiletto to the Broken Heel Festival

The Broken Heel Festival has announced the big return of Silver City Stiletto, a party train of drag queens helping festivalgoers travel to Broken Hill this September. The five-day Broken Heel event is celebrating the 30th birthday of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at her spiritual home, The Palace Hotel and the …

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