Trailer: The Imitation Game
Posted in: Movies 23rd July 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch stars as genius gay code-breaker Alan Turing in the upcoming film The Imitation Game.
In case you missed it: Film Fest guide
Posted in: Movies 18th July 2014
The New Zealand International Film Festival has begun! Check out the line-up of lgbti interest films here - and find out about the NZAF fundraising nights.
Films, films and more films: Steve's Out Takes review
Posted in: Movies 2nd July 2014
Steve Farrow watched an impressive number of films at the Out Takes Film Festival in Wellington, and a couple from the Documentary Edge Festival too. He reflects on his film marathon!
Review: Any Day Now
Posted in: Movies 1st July 2014
Alan Cumming is a stand-out in this heart-breaking true story of a gay couple in the late-70s who fought a discriminatory system for the care of a disabled teenager.
Out Takes Review: Kidnapped for Christ
Posted in: Movies 4th June 2014
There has been no shortage of compelling documentaries on the festival circuit in the past few weeks and exposÃ© Kidnapped for Christ ranks among the most shocking.
Out Takes spotlight: Kumu Hina
Posted in: Movies 29th May 2014
Filmmakers Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson discuss their Kumu Hina, which tells the inspiring story of Hina Wong-Kalu, a transgender native Hawaiian teacher and cultural icon.
Must Watch: Queer Selfies
Posted in: Movies 28th May 2014
This amazing short was shot at the Big Gay Out, where people shared what 'home' means to them. It's just so beautiful. And touching. And funny!
A horror show and a love story
Posted in: Movies 26th May 2014
Two award-winning docos are showing at the Documentary Edge Festival. For Bridegroom you will need tissues. For God Loves Uganda you might need a sick bucket â€“ itâ€™s horrifying.
Out Takes Review: The Rugby Player
Posted in: Movies 25th May 2014
The incredible and devastating story of Mark Bingham, a gay rugby player who is believed to have been one of the passengers who bravely stormed the cockpit of United Flight 93.
Out Takes spotlight: The Rugby Player
Posted in: Movies 25th May 2014
The powerful story of gay rugby player and likely hero Mark Bingham opens at Out Takes in Auckland today. His mum, and The Rugby Playerâ€™s director, each share some thoughts.
Out Takes Review: GBF
Posted in: Movies 23rd May 2014
It's the buzzed-about teen comedy of the minute ... it's lightweight, itâ€™s fun, itâ€™s riddled with sarcastic clichÃ©s. Fans of gloriously trashy teen comedies will love it!
Posted in: Movies 21st May 2014
Not only does the Out Takes Film Festival begin in Auckland tomorrow, today the Documentary Edge Festival gets underway with two excellent glbti films in its line-up.
Out Takes: trans and genderqueer interest
Posted in: Movies 7th May 2014
The trans and genderqueer interest films at Out Takes: A Reel Queer Film Festival include a solid selection of shorts, and a candid look at Thai ladyboysâ€™ quests for acceptance.
Out Takes: Girls who love girls
Posted in: Movies 5th May 2014
Michelle Teaâ€™s Valencia shot by 21 different queer filmmakers?! There's that, and plenty more to love, in the Out Takes features about women who love women.
Out Takes: Features about guys who love guys
Posted in: Movies 28th April 2014
From a hit teen comedy to a steamy police force romance, there is something for every taste in the line-up of feature films telling stories of gay and bisexual men.