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‘Femme’ Review: George MacKay and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett Lift Under-Powered Queer Revenge Noir

Transphobia and homophobia, both overt and internalized, ripple through the relationship dynamics of Sam H. Freeman and Ng Choon Ping’s feature debut.

Berlin Hidden Gem: Drag Queen Revenge Thriller ‘Femme’ and the Birth of “Queer Noir”

Certain descriptive words can help lift a film above the mass of titles fighting for attention at festivals. The simple “drama” may be the most popular tag of them all, but compare that to something like “LGBT drag queen revenge thriller” and it’s not difficult to predict which movie is going to be the hotter […]

Lea Seydoux, George MacKay Teaming for Sci-Fi Romance ‘The Beast’

Léa Seydoux, the current Queen of Cannes with starring roles in David Cronenberg’s hotly anticipated Crimes of the Future and Mia Hansen-Love’s One Fine Morning, is set to lead upcoming time-skipping sci-fi romance The Beast alongside 1917’s George MacKay. From writer/director Bertrand Bonello, who directed 2016’s Nocturma and also had a supporting role in last year’s […]

Cannes: George MacKay, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett to Star in Drag Queen Revenge Thriller ‘Femme’

1917 star George MacKay and Candyman actor Nathan Stewart-Jarrett have signed on to star in Femme, a London-set revenge thriller that Anton will produce and sell internationally. Sam H. Freeman and Ng Choon Ping will direct Femme based on their 2021 BAFTA-nominated short film of the same name. Stewart-Jarrett plays Jules, whose life and career […]

‘Munich — The Edge of War’: Film Review

George MacKay and Jeremy Irons star in Netflix's historical drama about British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's desperate attempts to negotiate with Adolf Hitler to avoid war.

‘Wolf’: Film Review

George MacKay, Lily-Rose Depp and Paddy Considine star in Nathalie Biancheri's drama about a man who thinks he's a wolf and the doctor using extreme methods to cure him.

Tilda Swinton, George Mackay and Stephen Graham Join Neon Musical ‘The End’

The End, an upcoming musical from Neon, has found its cast. Tilda Swinton, George MacKay and Stephen Graham will star in the project from director Joshua Oppenheimer. The musical centers on the last family of humans on Earth. Neon will distribute the project in North America, with a 2022 production start date expected. Swinton, who […]