FILM: Marvel tease a queer storyline in new trailer

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The New Mutants is rumoured to feature the second same-sex relationship in the Marvel Cinematic Universe BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Game Of Thrones star Maisie Williams is set to star in the upcoming superhero horror, The New Mutants, as a character called Wolfsbane. Described as a mutant “struggling to reconcile her religious beliefs with her power [….]

SCREEN: On *that* deleted lez/bi scene from Love Actually

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“There are roughly eight straight couples in Love Actually, six of which get a happy ending – why can’t the lesbians be happy too?” BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK. IMAGE YOUTUBE. I adore Love Actually, I do. I think it’s well-written, well-acted, heartbreaking and utterly delightful. And when I recently found out that the film [….]

SCREEN: ‘Tis the Season Of (Queer) Love… finally

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Wyonna Earp’s Dominique Provost-Chalkley to star in the Queermas film we’ve all been waiting for BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK. IMAGE LAUR ALLEN AND LILY RICHARDS Love Actually, New Years’ Eve, The Holiday. In all of these RomCom Christmas films, love is all around – if you’re straight. It won’t be long until streaming services [….]

April Kelley: “Bi-erasure is real”

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We meet the filmmaker carving out space for bisexual women and non-binary people’s stories BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE: STILL FROM TREACLE Filmmaker, actor and bi advocate April Kelley grew up in Hertford, England. “When I tell people that, they ask, ‘Whereabouts in Hertfordshire?’ Nah, Hertford itself.” Though Hertford (not Hertfordshire) might be Kelley’s hometown, it [….]

Scottish Queer International Film Festival announces 2019 programme

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SQIFF 2019 is set to be gloriously queer, you don’t wanna miss it 🏳️‍🌈 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF) have announced their full programme for 2019, showcasing a packed programme of the best in independent film, made for and by LGBTQI people.  They are truly celebrating their fifth birthday in [….]

Six queer films you may have missed on Netflix

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There’s some hidden gems you’ve probably scrolled past… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS While you’ve been bingeing Orange Is the New Black, you might have forgotten that Netflix have a pretty queer selection of films to offer too.  We’re sure you know about the classics, but there’s more to Netflix than just Blue Is the Warmest Colour [….]

Here are the LGBTQI films you can catch at this year’s Raindance Film Festival

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Raindance means Raindance BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Raindance Film Festival is the UK’s biggest independent film festival, and this year they have their very own Queer Strand especially dedicated to celebrating the stories of LGBTQI people.  Today, they announced the full programme of films that will be shown over the twelve days of Raindance, which is [….]