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Review: Futuro Beach (2014)

From Brazilian writer/director KARIM AÏNOUZ this production was split between Brazil and Germany. Brought to the UK by distributor Peccadillo Pictures; know for their support of Gay/LGBT cinema. 263 more words

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MQFF: Blackbird (2014) review

One of the greatest obstacles a film like Blackbird is probably going to face is in the comparisons it will likely receive to another, much more successful film – … 540 more words

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MQFF: The 10 Year Plan (2014) review

It’s a plot device that has been used for centuries – put two characters together who have completely different outlooks, values, and modes of operating, and then let the drama unfold as a result of the friction that takes place between them. 625 more words

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MQFF: Jamie Marks is Dead (2014) review

A film like Jamie Marks is Dead (2014) is always going to stand out at a festival celebrating queer cinema. First of all, it’s a modern ghost story firmly rooted in the contemporary horror tradition (eerie sparse soundtrack, jumpy camera edits, bleak setting). 714 more words

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MQFF: Boys (Jongens) (2014) review

There is a great tradition in gay cinema of films focusing on first gay love as a sort of rights of passage, often with one or both of the protagonists struggling with the idea of suddenly becoming attracted to someone of the same sex. 584 more words

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MQFF: Drown (2015) review

Many gay audiences will probably remember Dean Francis’s short film, Boys Grammar, posted on Youtube in 2009 which has since had over a million views. 692 more words

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Blog takeover: 25th Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF)

This week I’m partnering up with the organisers of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) in celebration of queer cinema. Each day I will be posting a review of one of the films being showcased at the festival, which takes place in Melbourne on 19th – 30th March. 133 more words

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