Out Takes preview: Frauensee
Posted in: Movies 14th May 2013
The opening night womenâ€™s film for Out Takes 2013 is Frauensee, a â€˜high voltageâ€™ German feature revolving around four women at the aptly named Womenâ€™s Lake.
Out Takes preview: Gayby
Posted in: Movies 13th May 2013
Gayby has been selected as the opening night menâ€™s film for the 2013 Out Takes festival. Watch its trailer here, as we begin highlighting some of the flicks the festival has selected.
Out Takes programme
Posted in: Movies 27th April 2013
The Out Takes: A Reel Queer Film Festival 2013 programme has been released. Check out which films are coming to New Zealand's queer film festival in May and June here.
Behind the Candelabra trailer
Posted in: Movies 8th April 2013
Michael Douglas stars as Liberace and Matt Damon plays his younger lover in the upcoming Steven Soderbergh flick Behind The Candelabra: The Secret Life Of Liberace.
Posted in: Movies 28th November 2012
007 questions and answers about Skyfall, the newest of the Bond mega-movies, and its predecessors.
Review: Men Like Us
Posted in: Movies 13th August 2012
Filmmaker Christopher Banks holds a mirror up to gay New Zealand, allowing us to see all its beauty and all its blemishes.
Men Like Us
"Opening up to other gay men about my experience of bipolar disorder had released the floodgates."
NZIFF: Five queer docos
Posted in: Movies 21st July 2012
A heart-breaking story from Uganda and Rufus Wainwright's tributes to his mother are among the five GLBT interest documentaries at the NZ International Film Festival.
NZIFF: Five queer features
Posted in: Movies 20th July 2012
The New Zealand International Film Festival is now underway and the GLBT content is stunning. Here is a rundown of the festivalâ€™s five queer feature films.
Movie preview: Bad Boy Street
Posted in: Movies 13th July 2012
"Itâ€™s early morning in Paris. Youâ€™re walking home after a night on the town, and you see a handsome young man sprawled in the gutter. What do you do?"
Out Takes review: Gay in East Germany
Posted in: Movies 6th June 2012
The stories told by these gay men who outlasted the repressive East Germany communist regime are underscored by the look in their eyes... a look that's wistful and occasionally even vacant.
Out Takes Review: Rock Hudson: Dark & Handsome Stranger
Posted in: Movies 30th May 2012
Gay Roy played straight Rock who in turn played movie heroes and hunks. God forbid if the movie-ticket buying public ever got to know!
Out Takes feature interview: Casper Andreas
Posted in: Movies 30th May 2012
Going Down in LA-LA Land filmmaker Casper Andreas tells us about making the film, and why he feels telling gay stories on screen is so important.
Out Takes Review: Going Down in La-La Land
Posted in: Movies 28th May 2012
Think Queer as Folk, the US series, and you will get a sense of the hot mess of fun, sex and comedy that Going Down in LA-LA Land has brought to Out Takes.
Out Takes review: Let My People Go!
Posted in: Movies 25th May 2012
The Out Takes Film Festival got off to a light comedic start with the screening of the French movie Let My People Go! at the Rialto on Thursday night.