From ‘Bly Manor’ to ‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’: The Comfort of Quietly Queer Horror

“Not only are each of these projects situated within specific subgenres of horror, they also feature very queer, very human protagonists. What makes this fact even more notable is the fact that none of them were marketed to audiences on the basis of queer content, instead placing the focus on their genre.”

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Roles in Retrospect #6 – Gemma Arterton, Elizabeth Debicki, and ‘Vita & Virginia’ (2018)

For the June edition of Roles in Retrospect, the focus is on Gemma Arterton and Elizabeth Debicki in the imaginative period drama ‘Vita & Virginia’.

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Pride 2022 – Flip Screen’s Recent LGBTQ+ Media Faves

From under-the-radar comedies to emotionally stirring period dramas, and everything in between, here’s what some of the Flip Screen team had to say about the recent shows and films with LGBTQ+ themes and characters that resonated with them.

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Roles in Retrospect #5 – Hailee Steinfeld and ‘Begin Again’ (2013)

In this month’s Roles in Retrospect, we take a look at how Hailee Steinfeld charmed audiences as an angsty and musically talented teen for the first time in 2013’s ‘Begin Again’.

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Roles in Retrospect #4: IWD 2022 – Maxine Peake and ‘Gwen’ (2018) and Kirsten Dunst and ‘Melancholia’ (2011)

In this special International Women’s Day edition of Roles in Retrospect, two of our staff writers reflect on the actresses’ past performances that are memorable to them.

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INTERVIEW: Avalon Fast Talks Her Buzzworthy Debut ‘Honeycomb’ (2022)

Our editor-in-chief Hayley Paskevich talks to young filmmaker Avalon Fast about everything from the many different hats she wore during production, to bees and girl cults.

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Roles in Retrospect #3 – Gugu Mbatha-Raw and ‘Beyond the Lights’ (2014)

This month, we’re looking at Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s star turn in 2014’s ‘Beyond the Lights’ and how it reflects February’s theme of “revolution”.

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REVIEW: ‘See For Me’ (2021) is a Surprising and Tense Thriller

“‘See For Me’ is a unique thriller that’s worth checking out, with exciting twists and turns as well as authentic disabled representation at its forefront.”

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Roles in Retrospect #2 – Florence Pugh and ‘Fighting with My Family’ (2019)

“In the hands of a less capable actress, Saraya could have easily become a one-dimensional stereotype. However, Pugh’s portrayal of the young up-and-coming wrestler makes her feel truly human.”

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Roles in Retrospect #1 – Thomasin McKenzie and ‘Leave No Trace’ (2018)

In our first edition of ‘Roles In Retrospect,’ we focus on talented young New Zealand actress Thomasin McKenzie and her performance in 2018’s ‘Leave No Trace’.

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