Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews SCRAPPER a fine piece of British social realism with rising star Harris Dickinson

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  Scrapper is a gentle new British film debut written and directed by  Charlotte Regan. Twelve-year-old Georgie (bright newcomer Lola Campbell) has recently been orphaned by the death of her single mother. To avoid going into care, she convinces social services and her school that a fake uncle, ‘Winston Churchill’, is looking after her. She … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews BLUE JEAN a brilliant new lesbian drama set in Thatcher’s Britain

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  “Do you know what the phrase ‘Fight or Flight’ means?” asks gay Geordie PE teacher Jean (Rosy McEwen) of her teenage students at the beginning of the brilliant new drama Blue Jean. It is a physiological reaction that occurs in response to a perceived harmful event, attack, or threat to survival. It’s obviously on … Continue reading

Queerguru reviews MY POLICEMAN that fails to live up all its hype

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  My Policeman is one of those overhyped films that come to you with a great promise that it fails to deliver. Pop star/actor Harry Styles may be very handsome but he is no matinee idol seems totally out of his depth playing a lead role. He is the least arresting policeman we have ever … Continue reading

In From The Side: a queer romance that is about winning and losing

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  In From The Side is a rare genre of queer movies.  It’s a love story set in a gay rugby club.   Brit filmmaker Matt Carter’s story is about winning and losing …… on the rugby field and in the bedroom, and it is an enchanting compelling tale that will have you transfixed until the … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews ONCE A YEAR ON BLACKPOOL SANDS a gritty queer English comedy drama

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    Once A Year On Blackpool Sands is a gritty queer comedy-drama, set in the North of England in the early 1950’s. Based on a true story, director Karlton Parris’s heart-warming film echoes the tradition of ‘kitchen sink’ dramas from that period. This film is based on his play of the same title which … Continue reading

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