How Subtext Saved (and Damned) Homosexuality on Screen

Gone wrong and gone right, film remains one of the most valuable artistic mediums in queer American history.

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PRIDE 2020: “It makes me feel free, or some shit” – Coming Out of Hiding as Portrayed in ‘Slap’ (2014) and ‘Miller & Son’ (2019)

Set within masculine environments, Slap and Miller & Son provides necessary criticism of societies’ narrow expectations of gender and how hurtful these expectations are for anyone transgressing them.

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REVIEW: ‘Clemency’ (2019) is a Quiet, Devastating Study on the People Involved with Death Row

lemency, directed by Chinonye Chukwu, is a very different kind of prison drama: one that avoids exaggerated clichés and instead opts for an intense, realistic look into death row executions.

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65 Years of Walt Disney’s ‘Lady & the Tramp’

Although not quite as popular as their human counterparts, two likeable pups made their mark in Disney history in 1955, and their story has since cemented itself into the popular imagination,

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How the ‘Moonlight’ (2016) Screenplay Uses Silence to Speak the Loudest

Moonlight is an epic story of one man’s personal life that utilises a particular style and writing voice. Jenkins juxtaposes earth-shattering narrative moments with words of stillness and quiet to amplify the effect it has on Chiron.

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Exploring The Queerness of The Greek Weird Wave

A piece of media can act as a time capsule, often containing the reflections of current reality and acting as the author’s attempts at creating a cultural memory. This is the same for film waves, which often depict a cultural shift at that very moment. One of the most intriguing film movements of the last century is the Greek Weird Wave.

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REVIEW: ‘Fanny Lye Deliver’d’ (2019) is an Offbeat Feminist Folk Horror

A comic folk horror that erupts into a feminist story of woman’s rebirth and fiery retribution.

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PRIDE 2020: ‘Sunday Bloody Sunday’ (1971) Uses Sexuality to Portray the Longing for Love

Released in 1971, Sunday Bloody Sunday made waves for depicting the first man-on-man kiss in mainstream British cinema, portraying a bisexual character and for portraying a polyamorous relationship.

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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: A World of Unsane Women – A Look Into ‘Unsane’ (2018)

Einstein once stated that the definition of insanity – or unsanity for the sake of the film’s title – was the act of doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.

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