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Theatre: Fake it 'til you Makeit

Emily Jean Rutherford27th Mar, 2015
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Film: All About E

Film: All About E

By Deborah Singerman 25th Mar, 2015

A hit at the Sydney Mardi Gras Film Festival and to be shown this weekend at Melbourne’s equivalent, All About E is a lingering treat of a film.

Kylie's Kiss Me Once tour in Sydney1

Kylie's Kiss Me Once tour in Sydney

By Ian Horner 22nd Mar, 2015

On a night like this!

Theatre: Nothing to Lose

Theatre: Nothing to Lose

By Emily Jean Rutherford 18th Mar, 2015

Force Majeure is making gains with Nothing to Lose in Melbourne.

Film: Big Eyes

Film: Big Eyes

By Belinda Hazelton 18th Mar, 2015

"Although I'm a fan of Tim Burton's work, it's refreshing to see he can also make a film that is story and character driven, as opposed to his usual emphasis on visual effects above all else."

Film: The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby

Film: The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby

By Belinda Hazelton 13th Mar, 2015

"The treatment of this emotionally stirring material is surprisingly subtle and delicate. Despite the sadness, (and yes, I did cry!), it is neither sentimental nor mawkish."

Film: Drown1

Film: Drown

By Adrian Marshall-Leak 12th Mar, 2015

"This film will polarise its audience as did its stage counterpart. You’ll either love it or hate it."

Film: The Queen of Amsterdam

Film: The Queen of Amsterdam

By Adrian Marshall-Leak 12th Mar, 2015

"With a truly sparkling ensemble cast, this laugh-out loud, rib-tickling comedy is not only a delight to watch but manages to carry a positive message of tolerance also."

Film: Xenia

Film: Xenia

By Adrian Marshall-Leak 9th Mar, 2015

Panos H. Koutras’s Greek film 'Xenia' is about two very different brothers, one gay, one straight and the journey they take to fulfil two important dreams.

Film: She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

Film: She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

By Deborah Singerman 9th Mar, 2015

"What a pantheon of female charisma and outspokenness, icons of protest shining with anger and conviction."

Andrea Chenier: Opera at the Cinema

Andrea Chenier: Opera at the Cinema

By Tim Passmore 6th Mar, 2015

Star tenor Jonas Kaufmann gives a towering performance in this excellent production filmed at London's Royal Opera House

Film: Mala Mala

Film: Mala Mala

By Adrian Marshall-Leak 3rd Mar, 2015

This documentary looks at several diverse folks of the trans community in Puerto Rico and issues that not only they face, but that effect the GLBTIQ community in general.

Film: Drunktown’s Finest

Film: Drunktown’s Finest

By Adrian Marshall-Leak 2nd Mar, 2015

Drunktown’s Finest tells the story of three Navajo young’uns trying to find who they are and where they fit into the scheme of things in life.

Film: Tiger Orange

Film: Tiger Orange

By Adrian Marshall-Leak 2nd Mar, 2015

In gay films dealing with the conflicts of two brothers, usually one is straight and the other is gay. Not so in Wade Gasque’s charming and well-acted film where both brothers are gay.

Film: Queens & Cowboys - A Straight Year On The Gay Rodeo2

Film: Queens & Cowboys - A Straight Year On The Gay Rodeo

By Adrian Marshall-Leak 1st Mar, 2015

"This crowd-pleasing film takes its audience through a complete IGRA rodeo season where we meet and follow some of its endearing participants."

Film: In the Turn

Film: In the Turn

By Deborah Singerman 28th Feb, 2015

This story is a moving testament to the power of strong women pulling together. They will not take no for an answer.

Film: Last Weekend

Film: Last Weekend

By Adrian Marshall-Leak 27th Feb, 2015

Coming home for the holidays. A family reunites for dramas in a beautiful Lake Tahoe vacation home, but it'll be the last time they're all there together.

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Matthew Mitcham: Twists and Turns

By W. Todd Magowan 27th Feb, 2015

Admit it. You're curious. You know the name; you know the body. But what do you know of his mind?