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Teenage Kicks

By Mark Morellini The independent Aussie LGBTQI flick Teenage Kicks performed well in several film festivals in 2016 and was picked up to screen on streaming services in the US. The film was written and directed by Craig Boreham who had mainly been making queer short films for the festival circuit and is now destined […]

Funny Boy

It’s a daunting task deciding what to watch on Netflix owing to the endless content on offer, but this small gem filters through, the triumphant third world nation story of courage and resilience, as turmoil is looming. In a country where it’s dangerous and illegal to be homosexual, a young boy refuses to play with […]

Alaska Is A Drag

Be prepared to fall in love with this small award-winning independent dramedy which explores the issues that LGBTQI communities must contend with. Leo (Martin L Washington Jr) is 20-something, works at a fish cannery in a small seaside Alaskan town and dreams of one day being an international drag queen superstar, exclaiming “I’ve been in […]

Neighbours Evicted?

By Rida Babar A new announcement by the Morrison Government will see changes in the regulation of film and television content laws in Australia, throwing a massive spanner in the works for the industry’s COVID-19 recovery plan. Australia’s arts and entertainment sector, which has already seen massive devastation all year due to production restrictions, will […]

THE NAKED CITY – TREASURE VERSUS TRASH

It was a sullen faced Sonya Kruger who told Channel 7 viewers last week that the Big Brother house had been placed in a COVID-19 lockdown, with all activities suspended. A member of the production crew had apparently tested positive and the plug had been temporarily pulled on one of the network’s top rating show […]

THE NAKED CITY – THE MUSEUM OF RACIST ARTEFACTS

In a week where the number of COVD-19 cases worldwide passed the 10 million mark, a number of conservative Christians in America have spoken out about the wearing of masks. At a well publicised meeting in Florida a woman called Sylvia Ball claimed that “they want to throw God’s wonderful breathing system out the door.” […]

Black Stars Of Old Hollywood

When Hattie McDaniel became the first black actress to win an Oscar for her supporting role in Gone With The Wind, she and her husband had to sit at a segregated table near the back of the Coconut Grove, where the ceremony was held. Her career had been based on playing sassy maids. Though criticised […]

The Wrong Missy

You generally know what to expect when watching a comedy produced by Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions – outrageously cheesy, immature, vile and tasteless entertainment which predictably appears to be quite popular amongst younger audiences. The Wrong Missy starts on the right track – Tim has made two acquaintances, both named Melissa. One is a […]

The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

One of the better-quality Netflix films, this is ideal uplifting viewing for audiences who are feeling stressed about the uncertain times we are currently experiencing. Based on a true story the film delves into the plights of a poverty-stricken tobacco farmer in Malawi Africa, who is finding it impossible to grow a crop owing to […]

Netflix Party

With more of us self-isolating and spending time at home, we’ve been advised it’s safest to mainly interact with people in our immediate household. During this time I’ve been missing my pals more than usual so over the weekend we tried out Netflix Party. In a nutshell, the feature allows you to watch Netflix content […]