Category: LGBT+

Call Me By Your Name

Director: Luca Guadagnino Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar, Esther Garrel, Victoire Du Bois Words – Christian Abbott Set during the Summer of 1983, “somewhere in Northern Italy”, the summer heat radiates through the frame, you can’t help but want to… Continue Reading “Call Me By Your Name”

Moonlight

2017 Director: Barry Jenkins Starring: Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders, Alex R. Hibbert, Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali, Janelle Monae, Andre Holland, Jharrel Jerome, Jaden Piner Words: Josh Senior You’d like to hope that Moonlight is remembered for the genius piece of film-making that it is,… Continue Reading “Moonlight”

The Danish Girl

2015/ UK, Germany, USA Director: Tom Hooper Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard Words: R. Topham A much anticipated biopic about the life of Lili Elbe, an early twentieth century transgender woman and one of the first to attempt gender reassignment surgery, The Danish Girl… Continue Reading “The Danish Girl”

Carol

2015/ USA Director: Todd Haynes Starring: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara Words: R. Topham I saw ‘starring Cate Blanchett’ and was sold immediately. But labelling Carol Aird the ‘role of her career’ seemed somewhat of a grand statement following her unbelievable performance as the lead… Continue Reading “Carol”