Doctor Who ‘Face The Raven’ Review

Doctor Who ‘Face The Raven’ Review

We’ve known Jenna Coleman’s departure from Doctor Who was coming, the news broke several weeks ago, but most people (and myself included) would have thought that her end would come in the closing story of the series, not with two episodes left to go. The shock of Coleman’s sudden departure this episode is what made […]

The Flash ‘Enter Zoom’ Review

The Flash ‘Enter Zoom’ Review

Wow, what an episode. After weeks of build up and tease, after seeing a blurry Zoom beat Jay Garrick in a fight, after hearing the creepy voice of Tony Todd say scary stuff we finally get to see Zoom in action against Barry, and it doesn’t disappoint at all. The first part of the episode […]

Arrow ‘Lost Souls’ Review

Arrow ‘Lost Souls’ Review

Last week we learnt that Ray Palmer, the superhero known as The Atom, was not in fact killed in an explosion at the end of season three as believed (despite the fact that we were told that he was alive months ago with the reveal trailer for Legends of Tomorrow). That’s what a lot of […]

Essential Opinion: Tangerine

Originally published on Gay-Themed-Films 11/02/15

Essential Opinion: Tangerine

The most remarkable thing about Tangerine isn’t the fact that the two lead characters are transgender –although that in itself is a casting win; but what impressed me most was that the entire movie was filmed on a couple of tricked out iPhones. Adapted from a script by the director Sean Baker and Chris Bergoch, […]

Review: Mad Max Fury Road is a Chick Flick According to MRAs

30 years in the making, mastermind George Miller has released another film in the Mad Max series called Fury Road. Avoiding cliches like ‘high-octane adventure,’ ‘piston pounding action,’ and ‘fuel injected testosterone thrill ride,’ Mad Max did not disappoint and was well worth the wait.

Review: Mad Max Fury Road is a Chick Flick According to MRAs

Originally Published on CNNi 05/12/15 A reboot of Mad Max: The Road Warrior, the movie starts out with a small narrative of what has brought on the post-apocalyptic nightmare that civilization has wrought. Back is the MFP V8 interceptor that was destroyed during Road Warrior, but its appearance is short lived as once again, the […]

Essential Opinion: Ma Vie En Rose [My Life in Pink]

Originally published on Gay Essentials 11/2/15

Essential Opinion: Ma Vie En Rose [My Life in Pink]

In December of 2013, after devastating decades of gender dysphoria, shame and a bout in reparative therapy, I found myself sitting in my gender therapist’s office for the very first time since my thirties. I walked out of our session – only an hour long – with a diagnosis of Gender Dysphoria and a recommendation. […]

Essential Opinion: TransIndia: A Documentary about the Trans Community in India

This incredibly powerful film is set in Ahmedabad, India, and the documentary focuses on the Hijra community and how they are outcasts in a society that once valued them as Mother Goddesses

Essential Opinion: TransIndia: A Documentary about the Trans Community in India

TransIndia, a documentary about the transgender community, known as Hijras, Kinnar and Masiba, in India is currently playing the festival circuit to rave reviews and has recently won the Award of Merit at the Best Shorts Competition. This incredibly powerful film is set in Ahmedabad, India, and the documentary focuses on the Hijra community and […]

Essential Opinion: Boy Meets Girl

Essential Opinion: Boy Meets Girl

Trans rom-com, Boy Meets Girl, swept the film out awards in 2014 and hit the big screen earlier in 2015. This fun, quirky and poignant film has been labeled the Pretty in Pink of Trans movies as it stars Michelle Hendley, a Trans woman playing a trans woman who has fallen in love with her […]