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Wednesday 29 July 2015


 Review: The Duke of Burgundy
Posted in: Movies  27th July 2015
The Duke of Burgundy is bound to be a controversial entry in this year's New Zealand International Film Festival. So, what is this film about, apart from lesbians, lepidoptery and BDSM?


 Review: Tangerine
Posted in: Movies  25th July 2015
"This movie knocked me over. I felt blind-sided by the conclusion and it took me some moments to compose myself before I felt ready to join the rest of the world after the movie ended."


 Trailer: Ellen Page and Julianne Moore in Freeheld
Posted in: Movies  24th July 2015
Starring Ellen Page and Julianne Moore, Freeheld tells the true story of New Jersey police lieutenant Laurel Hester and her partner, Stacie Andree, and their battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with cancer.


 Watch: Jenny's Wedding trailer
Posted in: Movies  7th July 2015
Katherine Heigl of Grey’s Anatomy fame and Alexis Bledel from Gilmore Girls play a couple in the upcoming flick Jenny’s Wedding.


 NZ Film Fest 2015 lgbti guide
Posted in: Movies  23rd June 2015
Holding the Man, the director's cut of 54 and Lily Tomlin in Grandma are just some of the lgbti-interest films coming to the New Zealand International Film Festival.


 Holding the Man trailer released
Posted in: Movies  22nd June 2015
The trailer has been released for heartbreaking Aussie gay love story Holding the Man, a film you’ll be able to see here in New Zealand soon.


 NZ Film Fest preview: Tits on a Bull
Posted in: Movies  22nd June 2015
A short film depicting the relationship between the star player and her captain in a provincial Māori women’s rugby team has been selected for the NZ’s Best Selection screenings at the NZ International Film Fest.


 Watch the trailer for Robin Williams' Boulevard
Posted in: Movies  19th June 2015
The trailer has been released for Robin Williams’ final film Boulevard, where he plays a married man confronting his sexuality.


 Review: Holding the Man
Posted in: Movies, Worth Checking Out  15th June 2015
We can’t wait to see the big screen adaptation of Holding the Man in New Zealand. In the meantime, you can check out Samesame.com.au’s review


 Doco Fest preview: Gayby Baby
Posted in: Movies  28th May 2015
In the face of squeals of “what about the children?!” in debates about marriage and adoption equality, Australian filmmaker Maya Newell has sought to answer that exact question.


 Doco Fest preview: Te Manu Ahi
Posted in: Movies  25th May 2015
A short film by talented Auckland couple Andy Jalfon and Skot Barnett is showing at the Documentary Edge Festival.


 Doco fest preview: To Russia With Love
Posted in: Movies  21st May 2015
A film featuring New Zealand speed skater Blake Skjellerup and other athletes in the lead-up to the Sochi Winter Olympics opens at the Documentary Edge International Film Festival tonight.


 Three 'Battle of the Sexes' flicks planned
Posted in: Movies  23rd April 2015
Three different films are being plotted by rival studios, all telling the story of the ‘Battle of the Sexes’ tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.


 Trailer: Bessie
Posted in: Movies  7th April 2015
Queen Latifah stars in an upcoming HBO biopic about jazz singer Bessie Smith, who proudly loved both women and men. Its director says the film won't shy away from her sexuality.


 Short Film: Quiet
Posted in: Movies  5th April 2015
Inspired by a true story, Quiet is the story of a woman named Ali who is denied the right to make medical decisions for her partner, Sam, after a car accident renders Sam unconscious.