PRIDE 2020: ‘This is How the World Ends’ (2000) Could Have Been A Cultural Reset For LGBTQ+ TV

Following Lynch’s lead, queer independent filmmaker Gregg Araki almost added his name to that small list with his project This is How the World Ends, almost a decade later. However, this project never came to be and has instead been left to float around the realms of YouTube.

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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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How Gus Van Sant’s ‘Psycho’ Remake (1998) Nearly Broke Hollywood

In 1998, Gus Van Sant angered the world with Psycho, his near-exact shot-for-shot remake that drove critics into a furious rage and tarred his name in Hollywood for many years. But is there more to this story than simply a car crash remake gone wrong?

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Flip Screen’s Guide to June 2020

Inspired by James Palmer’s fantastic twitter thread, we’re shaking up the formula and bringing you 9 double bills to inject a bit of fun into your watch parties.

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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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Does ‘Bombshell’ (2019) Represent What’s Wrong with Hollywood Today?

With the recent conviction of Harvey Weinstein it seems relevant to discuss this, and talk about what women are tired of hearing: what is it like to be a woman in the film industry?

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Flip Screen’s Guide to May (Lockdown 2: Electric Boogaloo)

Flip Screen’s James Palmer and George Forster are here to make a few TV suggestions to keep you going for the long haul.

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Forget Crazy Rich Asians – Saving Face Is Still the Best Asian-American Rom-Com

One of the opening scenes in Alice Wu’s whimsical 2005 romantic comedy Saving Face is set at Planet China, a social dance for the Chinese community of Flushing, New York. Wil (Michelle Krusiec) begrudgingly attends, forced to dance with the latest in a string of eligible bachelors scouted by her mother Ma (Joan Chen), who…

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