Cicada

Cicada – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. “You’re back on the dick,” a friend of Ben’s shrewdly observes minutes into their coffee date. She’s...
Great Freedom

Great Freedom – LFF 2021 Review

Time and time again, across history and across societies, homophobia and its violence has always been upheld by the law. In Sebastian Meise’s Great Freedom, the law is Paragraph 175, a subsection of...
End of the Century

End of the Century – Review

End of the Century is defined by ruptures: in sound, in time, in mode. The first 10 minutes or so are dialogue-free as we follow Ocho (Juan Barberini) through Barcelona, the camera unobtrusively panning with...
Boy Erased

Boy Erased – Review

In Deep Impact/Armageddon tradition, Joel Edgerton’s sophomore directing effort is the second film about young people subjected to gay conversion therapy released in a matter of months. As such, Boy Erased...