Tag Archives: Queer Cinema

December 23

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

the nearest thing to cinematic art in years

December 10

The Coming Back Out Ball Movie (2018)

a montage of hurt souls joyfully sharing their story.

December 20

Call Me by Your Name (2017)

a visually rich and emotionally engaging universal love story

October 30

Tom of Finland (2017)

a well-made bio pic of an artist who redefined gay culture

September 07

God’s Own Country (2017)

a brave honest essay on sexual self-discovery

January 19

Moonlight (2016)

A tapestry of lyrical moments and finely wrought detail in a journey for self-identity

September 29

The Queen of Ireland (2015)

A nation’s rite of passage that celebrates diversity and the power of words

February 11

Holding the Man (2015)

Based on the 1995 memoir by revered gay rights activist Timothy Conigrave, the film version struggles to avoid soapy melodrama and corny humour.

January 22

The Danish Girl (2015)

Its like watching a newborn chick push its way through the shell of an egg: one faint crack becomes several and suddenly a new life form emerges, bewildered by the public gaze and nowhere to hide.

December 24

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

A brave challenge to Hollywood’s idea of sexuality