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. When married gay couple Marc (Tom Bateman)  and Fred (Sean Teale) travel from London to a remote B &B in Wales for the weekend, their prime purpose is to taunt Josh (Paul McGann)t he homophobic owner. The year before he had refused to allocate the couple a room with a double bed, so they successfully … Continue reading

Beach Rats

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It’s refreshing to find that filmmakers still have new LGBT coming-out stories that are fresh and throw a different perspective on what is inevitably a difficult rite-of-passage for most gay youth. For her sophomore feature writer/director Eliza Hittman sets her story in Brooklyn where 19 year-old Frankie (Harris Dickinson) is struggling hard to find his own identity, sexual … Continue reading

Before The Fall : Pride and Prejudice revisited

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It was probably inevitable that if queer filmmakers should want to adapt ‘the classics’ that they would start with romance  first. And who better to begin with than Jane Austen herself. Newbie writer/director Byrum Geisler’s very spirited attempt at converting Pride and Prejudice into a modern day gay love story may have Miss Austen turning in … Continue reading

Birds of the Borderlands : Jordan Bryon’s look at gender and sexual identity in the Middle East

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  When the camera starts rolling on Birds of the Borderlands it is initially hard to work out if Australian genderqueer filmmaker /activist Jordan Bryon is foolhardy or brave or equally part of both.  Bryon who prefers to use they, them, their pronouns on a whim took it upon themself to up and move to … Continue reading

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