Joan Collins may not want to Turn Back Time

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Back in the 1970’s Joan Collins was having a rough time, as her career was really languishing in the  doldrums. She had yet to receive THE phone call from Aaron Spelling giving her the part of Alexis Carrington in Dynasty, and so had started the decade doing schlocky low budget horror movies, and then ended … Continue reading



Asking About Akron with Brian O’Donnell

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One of the interesting facts about queer cinema is that it provides a perfect platform for so many different gay men and women from all walks of life to tell their stories to add to the rich tapestry of how our community is still evolving. It enables us to mold our own history and also … Continue reading




The Case Against 8 re-visited

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It has just been announced that there will be a feature film version of the 2014 stunning HBO documentary ‘The Case Against 8’  the in-depth account of the fight to overturn California’s ban against same-sex marriage.  The new movie still in the early planning stages will be written and directed by Marielle Heller whose directorial debut last … Continue reading



A Double Dose of Hockney

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David Hockney, O.M. C.H. R.A. who is possibly the greatest living English artist and is considered a ‘national treasure,’ will be celebrating his 80th birthday next year.  To mark the occasion London’s Tate Gallery will be mounting the largest ever retrospective of  Hockney’s work.  This exceptional show will gather together an extensive selection of his most … Continue reading



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