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Saturday 30 August 2014


 Reviews: Love is Strange and Lilting
Posted in: Movies  28th July 2014
Nathan Joe reviews two of the New Zealand International Film Festival's gay flicks, Love is Strange and Lilting.


 From Queer Nation to the big screen: Max Currie
Posted in: Movies  28th July 2014
Since being a host on Queer Nation, Max Currie has been a busy screenwriter. Tonight his first feature film, Everything We Loved, will debut on the big screen, at your house – and even on planes!


 Review: Mrs Brown's fruitcake overdose
Posted in: Movies  25th July 2014
Alexander Lowe finds that on the surface, Mrs Brown’s Boys is about acceptance with matriarch embracing her diverse family, including her gay son - but it's abundant in stereotypes.


 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 exposé 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 – it’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 Player’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, it’s fun, it’s riddled with sarcastic clichés. Fans of gloriously trashy teen comedies will love it!


 Film Heaven!
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.