The camera reveals so much more of the choreography and power of Matthew Bourne’s re-worked version of Swan Lake. One small change… turn Odette, the swan princess, into a man and the sexual and gender dynamics of the original are turned on their head. It’s been the longest running ballet in the West End and on Broadway, now in glorious 3D. Continue reading
You’re driving your manager mad! You’re soon to be famous, but the contract explicitly tells you not to admit that you’re queer. Very funny.
Josh turns 18 and finds out he’s super human and positive. Continue reading
The London-Jamaican dancehall scene and the fast-talking rappers drive this intelligent drama about hate and forgiveness. Continue reading
JJ, a black butch, and her BFF Seb, a sassy white gayboy, cruise, fall in and out of love.. A fab London rom-com for the boys, for the girls and everyone in between, set to a great music track… Continue reading
This is the real Cabaret, a lush period drama with a smile factor as big as its production values, with Matt Smith (Dr Who) as Isherwood. Continue reading
Glenn Close, dressed and acting as a man, in an Oscar nominated role and with a great supporting cast. Life is fairly simple until Albert decides to take a wife. Continue reading
Wild, irreverent and funny… the Irish lads cruise clubs and men, but they’re stalked by The Grim Reaper and a succession of crazy characters drop dead. It’s the London movie Guy Ritchie should have made, audacious and bold. Continue reading
Love, sex or commitment? It’s complicated
What could have been a wordless one night stand turns chatty and challenging… Weekend has a gentleness that helps get across Haigh’s idea that we’re all looking for something honest, whatever that may be and wherever we may look for it.
Meet Dale, a male prostitute on the verge of turning 30. Dale loves sex. He loves strange sex. He loves strangers. He loves strange sex with strangers. In this unsentimental Brit production, we follow Dale and his sexploits from Sunday … Continue reading
He’s a sweet, responsible gay boy, but one moment of recklessness and he’s fucked, both ways. A sexy, cautionary tale by the Jack O’ Dowd and Christian Martin.
If 2009′s Brit gang fliek Shank left you impressed but in need of a stiff triple, then here’s more, only with ice and some mix; writers Flaxstone & Martin’s appealing street edginess without the traumatising klap. This time the duo … Continue reading
Despite the presence of soft-focus EM Forster stalwarts Rupert Graves and James Wilby be warned – touchy-feely this is not. Rather it’s a gritty look at what’s changed – and hasn’t – for gay people post marriage and post equal … Continue reading
John Hurt returns to the rôle of real-life camp icon Quentin Crisp in the follow-up to the smash-hit The Naked Civil Servant. This time Crisp – ‘one of the stately homos of England’ – has decamped to New York, having … Continue reading
-Zp4z-z is the code in Anne Lister’s early 19th Century diaries for the name of the woman she passionately loves. Secret Diaries is based on the actual diary’s revelation of Lister’s day-to-day life as a genteel Yorkshirewoman, known as “Gentleman … Continue reading
Commissioned as part of Stonewall’s Education For All initiative aimed at rooting out prejudice and bullying in schools, the comedy drama Fit follows a group of final year school kids as they explore issues of coming out, racism, homophobia and … Continue reading
So, you’ve spent many alternately fun and frustrating years finding Mr Right, as opposed to Mr. Right-Now, but once you’ve found him, is he really the right man for you … ? A hom-rom-com, Mr Right is a flirtatious glimpse … Continue reading
Working class Cal runs with a disaffected mob of heavy-drinking, drug-dependent hoodies, hiding the fact that he’s gay. Trouble erupts when he rescues a French boy his gang has beaten up. This explicit, shocking, largely hand-held film has already picked up a clutch of international awards and breathes new life into British alternative cinema. Continue reading