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Movies: Chilling Trailer Released for M Night Shyamalan’s New LGBTQ+ Horror Film

Knock at the Cabin

The second trailer for the upcoming apocalyptic psychological horror film Knock at the Cabin gives fans full plot details for the first time. Adapted from the acclaimed 2018 horror novel The Cabin at the End of the World by horror master M Night Shyamalan, the film depicts a family of three – two dads and their daughter – who are confronted by a group of strangers demanding that they must sacrifice one family member to avert the apocalypse. Starring Jonathon Groff and Ben Aldridge as Andrew and Eric, a gay couple vacationing with their adorable daughter Wen (Kristen Cui), the … Read more

Movies: 2022’s Biggest LGBTQ+ Moments


2022 was filled with LGBTQ+ film moments which sparked discourse and delight in equal measure. Although there have been some blows to LGBTQ+ representation on the big screen, there have also been huge wins and moments that have put a smile on our faces. So get ready as we go through the highs and lows of queer cinema this year in all its glory. The year’s best film was a queer multiverse epic. Everything Everywhere All At Once was the best film of 2022. Starring Michelle Yeoh in what should become an Oscar-winning performance, it told the story of a … Read more

Clive Barker Wants to do a Trans Remake of “The Mummy”

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The initial remake of Universal Pictures’ 1932 film The Mummy could have had a transgender lead character if gay horror writer and director Clive Barker had got his way. Barker, best known for being the brilliant writer behind Hellraiser and Candyman, has revealed that he and filmmaker Mick Garris pitched the idea of Universal way back in 1989, but the idea was rejected outright. Speaking together on Garris’ podcast Post Mortem, the pair reminisced about their desire to incorporate a trans lead into their initial remake, suggesting that the idea could still happen today. Full Story from Pink News

Movies: Why Did Disney’s First Film With an LGBTQ+ Lead Flop?

Strange World

Disney’s first film with an openly gay protagonist has bombed at US box office leaving fans accusing the filmmaker of under-marketing. Strange World follows Ethan Clade (Jaboukie Young-White) and Search Clade (Jake Gyllenhaal), as a family of explorers set out on a mission to save the planet from an ecological crisis. It came to cinemas on 2 November, and after suffering disappointing previews, grossing at $800,000, it only gained $4.2 million on Wednesday – a poor result for the $180 million film. Despite the abysmal box office figures, it has received standard mixed critical reviews and positive fan reaction across … Read more

Movies: New Animated Disney Film “Strange World” Has Gay Lead Character

Strange World

Disney’s new film Strange World includes the studio’s first gay lead character – but doesn’t make a big deal of it. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal as Searcher Clade, Gabrielle Union as his wife, Meridian, and Jaboukie Young-White as their son, Ethan, Strange World features a romantic relationship between two teenage boys as they’re caught up on an adventure around a mysterious planet called Avalonia. Ethan, a happy-go-lucky kid with a thirst for life, ends up developing feelings for Diazo, a fellow youth he meets while the Clade clan gets busy saving the world. Full Story from Pink News

Movies: Scooby Doo’s “Velma” Actor Celebrates Character’s Coming Out


Velma actor Linda Cardellini has joined celebrations for the Scooby Doo character, after the spectacled detective was officially confirmed as a lesbian in a new animated movie. Many rejoiced when the longstanding theory was made canon in Trick or Treat Scooby Doo in which Velma falls for criminal mastermind Coco Diablo. Cardellini told Entertainment Weekly: “Velma has been around since 1969; I just went trick or treating with my daughter and there were a lot of Velmas out there, so I love that she still has this place in culture that is sort of always active for decades. Full Story … Read more

Movies: Wakanda Forever’s Blink-And-You-Miss-It Queer Romance

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever‘s promised LGBTQ+ representation is reportedly lacking, with a queer kiss described as a “blink-and-you-miss-it” moment. Early reviews of the Black Panther sequel have noted that despite actor Michaela Coel claiming the fact her character Aneka is queer “sold me on the role”, it doesn’t translate to the screen. Depictions of Aneka’s sexuality and relationship with Ayo (Florence Kasumba) are limited to a single kiss on the forehead. Grace Randolph, who runs a YouTube channel called Beyond the Trailer, commented on the film’s queer representation, complimenting Coel’s performance but voicing disappointment at the depiction of Aneka’s sexuality. … Read more

Trans Marvel Actor Slams LGBTQ+ Rep in the MCU

Zach Barack

Spider-Man: Far From Home star Zach Barack said the state of queer and trans representation isn’t “good enough” in Marvel’s films and TV shows. Barack, who was the first openly trans actor to appear in a Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film, said the superhero studios efforts to champion LGBTQ+ representation are falling short in an interview with Digital Spy. “It’s not good enough,” Barack said. “It’s… I mean, on some fundamental level, even seeing Batgirl shelved, which is not Marvel, it all boils down to what we value – which is not femininity.” He continued: “That’s where hating trans people, … Read more

Film: New Wizard of Oz to be Unapologetically Queer

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Kenya Barris’ remake of The Wizard of Oz will be unapologetically queer, he has promised. The Black-ish writer said his cinematic trip to the Emerald City will feature representation from the LGBTQ+ and various other communities in an effort to bring the message of the original film into the 21st century. “The original was an allegory and a reflection of the way the world was at the time with things like the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl,” Barris said in a new interview with Variety magazine. “Now we’re going to turn a mirror on where we’re at right now … Read more

Film: Batgirl Movie Shelved, Along With DC Film’s First Trans Character

Batgirl Film

DC Films has unexpectedly cancelled its Batgirl film, despite it having already been filmed. The film – which was to introduce DC Films’ first transgender character, played by Ivory Aquino – was due to be released on HBO Max. But it was confirmed on Tuesday (2 August) that the film won’t see the light of day. According to The New York Post, which broke the story, early test screenings didn’t bode well for the film, with a source saying: “They think an unspeakable Batgirl is going to be irredeemable.” Full Story from Pink News