Queer Action Films

Queer Action Films

When you think of what defines an Action film, certain images or scenes come to mind. Car chases, gun fights, battle scenes, and more. In fact, in order to claim the “Action” genre tag from IMDb, a film must contain “numerous scenes where action is spectacular and usually destructive. Often includes non-stop motion, high energy physical stunts, chases, battles, and destructive crises (floods, explosions, natural disasters, fires, etc.)” Oh, and there has to be more…

Trans Films For Transgender Awareness Week

Trans Films For Transgender Awareness Week

Historically in mainstream media, trans folks are added purely for comedy. However, it’s usually at the expense of being trans so it’s not actually funny and rather demeaning. Or, like others in the queer community, trans persons are used as the “victims” – especially in crime dramas where the cliche storyline is the trans person was killed after their john realised “she” is actually a “he”. Perhaps worse, they films aren’t actually trans films, just…