The Unflappable Genius of ‘Chicken Run (2000)’, 20 Years On

Warning: A cluck load of chicken puns A chick-flick that has every viewer cracking up, Chicken Run (2000) is timeless, it’s heart-felt, it’s – undoubtedly – egg-cellent. Delighting children, adults and pensioners alike, this film is a classic and has earned its spot in history, thanks to the committed and talented team of filmmakers who…

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Our LGBTQ+ Awakenings

Editor’s note: Most interviewees are noted only with their first name to protect anonymity  When poets and hopeless romantics lament about love, they often discuss that “lightning bolt” moment. The experience of seeing someone for the first time and thinking “Oh wow”. Some people inflate this moment as a sign of first love, some dismiss…

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MHAM: ‘Fleabag’ (2016-2019) and the Messy Reality of Mental Illness

“Fleabag (Phoebe Waller-Bridge) can’t be easily defined. She is layered, she is real, she is – in all honesty – a disaster.”

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The Art of Yearning in Lesbian Cinema

“WLW are deeply intimate with the quiet and soft expression of yearning and no filmmaker encapsulates this better than Céline Sciamma.”

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REVIEW: ‘Waiting’ (2020) is Short but Highly Impactful

★ ★ ★ ★ “Intimately portrays depths of emotion with only action.”

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‘Frankenstein’: One Big Queer Family

Someone who may not be an entirely obvious gay icon is a monstrous amalgamation of grave-robbed body parts. However, despite his odd origins, Frankenstein’s Monster is just that – an icon. Frankenstein has influenced queer art for decades, whether he’s starring in art installations or inspiring some of our favourite cult films like Rocky Horror…

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REVIEW: ‘Butt Boy’ (2020) is Not as Bad as the Film’s Title

“It sucks you in, like a big absorbing butt.”

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REVIEW: Cell Adore Film Festival showcases the finest in short filmmaking talent

It’s clear that filmmaking talent is plentiful in the debut of Cell Adore Film Festival 2020

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Cell Adore Film Festival: The perfect online festival for a lockdown

A film festival for all your self-isolation needs – Cell Adore Film Festival is entirely online and free. Running from April 10 – 12.

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'Bringing up Baby' (1938) is a Revolutionary Queer Protest

Bringing up Baby rejects norms and subverts expectations in this sub-textually queer screwball comedy.

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