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Sunday 30 August 2015


 Bringing Freda Du Faur to the big screen
Posted in: Movies  26th August 2015
Wellington filmmaker Anita Ross is embarking on a quest to make a movie about Freda Du Faur, a pioneering lesbian mountaineer who was the first woman to climb Aoraki / Mt Cook in 1910.


 Trailer: Carol
Posted in: Movies  21st August 2015
The trailer has been released for Carol, a film starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara which is based on Patricia Highsmith's classic 1952 lesbian novel The Price of Salt.


 Help fund Two Steps Behind
Posted in: Movies  10th August 2015
Two film students are trying to raise the $600 for a short film about a young man with a gay older brother, who has to make a choice between conforming, or having his brother’s back.


 Trailer: Stonewall
Posted in: Movies  6th August 2015
UPDATED: The trailer has been released for Stonewall, a fictional drama about a young man caught up in the 1969 Stonewall Riots. But is it 'whitewashing' history?


 Movie review: Holding the Man
Posted in: Movies  30th July 2015
The movie adaptation of Holding The Man has most of the elements of the book and stage play but somehow it lacks the heart and passion of its predecessors.


 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.