BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘My Fiona’ (2020) Is A Heartfelt Look at Love And Loss.

Kelly Walker’s directorial debut plots Jane’s mourning for Fiona as she tries to find peace and space beside Fiona’s wife, Gemma (Corbin Reid), and Fiona’s seven-year-old son, Bailey (Elohim Nycalove).

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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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But Just How Gay is ‘The Lighthouse'(2019)?

God is the ultimate Daddy in the film noir horror, The Lighthouse.

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That’s So Gay… A Column Investigating LGBTQ+ Subtext in Film

For the LGBTQ+ society, subtext were the only morsels we got from fiction.

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Renault’s ’30 Years in the Making’ Advert is What the LGBTQ+ Community Has Spent Lifetime Asking For

Twitter, whilst controversial, is a wonderful place for people to share their opinions regarding TV and movies. What many of us call “Gay Twitter” has become a hub for the discussion of our community in the media. It is a place where we feel safe enough to speak up about the way the media represents…

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BHFF REVIEW: LGBTQ+ Horror Shorts ‘Slayed!’ Present An Exciting New Chapter for Horror

Whether we’re protectively defending our favourite misunderstood “monsters”, thirsting after a vengeful witch, or intricately dissecting the plot’s subtext to match our queer theories; it’s a genre we’ve passionately invested in despite our community’s seeming absence from its stories.

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Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival 2019 Festival Highlights

Now in its thirteenth year, the Iris Prize Film Festival returned to Cardiff earlier this October, and is the world’s largest LGBT+ short film award. International and inclusive, unapologetic and eclectic, Iris provides a platform for a staggeringly diverse range of voices and stories that remain underrepresented and underserved by mainstream cinema. Here are a…

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Here’s the Punchline: A Queer Fan’s Hopes for the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

You know what would be Kevin Smith’s biggest power move yet? He’s made a lot in his life and career. Like, a lot. But the biggest wouldn’t be going from a no-budget, no-big-name, no-studio-support indie movie to a huge, multimillion dollar franchise studded with more stars than a smog-free night sky (but wow, what a…

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The Online World of Shipping, and How Gay Teens Are Curating Their Own Media

There are communities on Twitter for almost any interest or hobby, and ‘Stan Twitter’ is a part of the site’s foundation. For every person tweeting pictures of their cat, there’s another logging on and stepping into a timeline where they comfortably scream into the virtual void about niches. This is nothing new for the internet,…

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