Tag Archives: Gay

Best of 2016: Holding the Man

Based on Tim Coniway’s 1993 memoir Holding the Man, this long-awaited Australian romantic drama doesn’t disappoint, and is in fact better than anyone could reasonably expect. In 1976, schoolboys Tim (Ryan Corr) and John (Craig Stott) discover a mutual attraction, and in no time they become a full-blown couple. Cut to the 1980s and, in […]

Holding the Man – New Release Review

Here’s the one romance you should see this month.. Based on Tim Coniway’s 1993 memoir Holding the Man, this long-awaited Australian romantic drama doesn’t disappoint, and is in fact better than anyone could reasonably expect. In 1976, schoolboys Tim (Ryan Corr) and John (Craig Stott) discover a mutual attraction, and in no time they become […]

Futuro Beach – Review

Viewers may be put off by the slow pace but they would be missing a compelling depiction of loneliness and displacement… Futuro Beach begins with an arresting opening; two motorcyclists roar their way towards a beach, disembark and run into the powerful looking waves.We cut to them thrashing around in the water, disappearing beneath the surface and struggling to keep air […]

Exclusive Interview: Monika Treut Talks Of Girls and Horses

Today we are very pleased to welcome Monika Treut to the site in order to spend a few minutes talking about her latest work Of Girls and Horses. If you haven’t yet read our review of the film then just head here. For those of you who are still here then read on for our chat […]

Boys on Film 13 – Trick or Treat Review

Boys on Film 13 – Trick or Treat brings a real range of films which, at their best, are transcendental and touching… Many different topics are touched on here and the range of approaches may surprise those who bring preconceived notions of what ‘gay’ short films are about. Some characters here are straight and are full of misconceptions about what it […]

Appropriate Behavior – Review (Spoiler Free)

Appropriate Behavior is one of the funniest and freshest comedies we’ve seen in years… Desiree Akhavan writes, directs and stars in this New York comedy about an Iranian bisexual woman who is trying to come out to her parents whilst recovering from a recent split with her long term girlfriend. New Yorker stories about the quest for self-acceptance […]

Exclusive Interview: Desiree Akhavan talks Appropriate Behaviour…

Today we are very pleased to welcome actress, director and writer Desiree Akhavan to the site in order to talk about her huge success Appropriate Behaviour. For those of you who don’t know the story focuses on Shirin as she ‘struggles to become an ideal Persian daughter, a politically correct bisexual, and a hip young woman […]