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?
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 Greyâs Anatomy fame and Alexis Bledel from Gilmore Girls play a couple in the upcoming flick Jennyâs 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 youâll 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 MÄori womenâs rugby team has been selected for the NZâs 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 Williamsâ final film Boulevard, where he plays a married man confronting his sexuality.
Review: Holding the Man
We canât wait to see the big screen adaptation of Holding the Man in New Zealand. In the meantime, you can check out Samesame.com.auâs review
Doco Fest preview: Gayby Baby
Posted in: Movies 28th May 2015
In the face of squeals of âwhat about the children?!â 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 âBattle of the Sexesâ tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.
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.