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tick, tick…. Boom : Andrew Garfield sings his way to an Academy Award

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  Very occasionally a movie comes along that is actually better than its advance hype.  tick tick Boom is definitely one of them.   The directing debut of Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) from a script by Steven Levenson (Dear Evan Hansen),  this biopic musical is a love letter to the late Jonathan Larson and Broadway itself.   Larson … Continue reading



Queerguru’s Andrew Hebden goes to the court of “King Richard”

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The question on everybody’s lips has to be whether Will Smith is going to dad bod his way to an Oscar with this story of the ego behind the father and coach to Venus and Serena Williams (Sanniya Sidney and Demi Singleton).    Perfectly timed for the awards season Queerguru was there to assess whether … Continue reading



A Royal Secret : the real-life story of when the King of Sweden fell in love with a man

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  You may have to keep pinching yourself that this very intriguing TV mini-series is based on a true story as there are times when it simply belies belief.  It’s the stuff of fairy tales when a King falls in love with a commoner although it’s usually with a member of the opposite sex, unlike … Continue reading



Will we still Love Lucy after watching Aaron Sorkin’s Biopic?

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  Academy Award-winning writer/director Aaron Sorkin well known for his time for West Wing (of the White House) has now moved in to the Ricardos house.  The home of Lucille Ball and her husband Desi Arnaz. His highly anticipated new movie Being The Ricardos  is about a  time when not everyone loved Lucy.  They are … Continue reading



Enfant Terrible : the story of queer German auteur Rainer Werner Fassbinder

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Enfant Terrible is a perfect name for this unsettling biopic about the queer German auteur Rainer Werner Fassbinder.  Filmmaker Oskar Roehler spares no punches in telling the tale of this outrageous egomaniac who treated everybody in his life so vilely and in a manner that could not be justified by the fact that his films … Continue reading



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