Ellen Page

Is Season 2 of The Umbrella Academy on Netflix worth watching?

August 3, 2020

There’s something weird, wacky and wonderful about a series that doesn’t pull its punches. The Umbrella Academy introduced us to a misfit family of people adopted and brought together for their special powers to try and stop the end of the world. Season 2 which has just landed on Netflix has us following the Hargreeves […]

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Film Review: Flatliners (USA, 2017) shows very little signs of life

October 1, 2017

When a film isn’t pre-screened for media or has its review embargo lifted on the same day of release, you know that the studio isn’t confident in the quality of their product. And this is what happened with the latest remake (although, in recent reports, it is claimed to be a sequel) of Flatliners. At […]

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DVD Review: Freeheld (USA, 2015)

April 2, 2016

If Laurel Hester (Julianne Moore) was never diagnosed with terminal cancer, she may never have come out. With 20 years of service for the New Jersey State Police, being a woman was hard enough.  Now, she wants to make sure her pension goes to her spouse, Stacie Andree (Ellen Page), so she can stay in […]

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Interview: Peter Sollett talks Freeheld , Vinyl and Steve Carrell

April 1, 2016

Peter Sollett is the acclaimed director of Raising Victor Vargas (2002) and Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008). With the upcoming DVD release of his latest film, Freeheld (2015), he talked to the Iris’ Joseph Doumit about returning to romance, LGBT rights, and how the truth set him free. How did you get involved with […]

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Ellen Page & Ian Daniel to appear at SXSW’s final keynote

March 3, 2016

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival announced its last Conference Keynote featuring Academy Award-nominated actress and activist Ellen Page and Ian Daniel, co-creators of the new documentary series Gaycation. Page’s body of work toggles between independents and tentpoles and she is now increasingly stepping behind the camera as a producer. Page and Daniel will […]

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Get your first look at Freeheld, starring Oscar winner Julianne Moore and Ellen Page

July 27, 2015

Directed by Peter Sollett and starring the incredible ensemble that is Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Steve Carell, Josh Charles and Michael Shannon, the gay rights drama Freeheld – out in November – is one of the early Oscar buzz films for 2015. And today, a just released trailer let’s us in on what we’re in […]

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