Jack King

Film

The 7 best Extremely Online movies

The very modern nuances of influencer culture, social media and revenge porn are unpacked here.
Jack King
6.15.21
Culture

Why art teaches us more about AIDS than school ever will

As the first show centred on the spread of HIV/AIDS in Britain hits TV, we unpack why culture has done the heavy lifting on queer education.
Jack King
1.21.21
Culture

2020 was the year of the political fancam

What does it mean when a medium usually reserved for K-pop idols is reappropriated for the people running the world?
Jack King
12.21.20
Culture

The Resident Evil movies were a camp cultural reset

This hetero-friendly video game adaptation is an unlikely entry into the camp cinema canon. Watch closely and you’ll see why.
Jack King
4.16.20
Culture

The psychology behind obsessively watching pandemic movies

With streaming figures for 'Contagion' and Netflix's 'Pandemic' going through the roof, we asked experts to unpack the reasons why we're flocking to films that mirror our own potential fate.
Jack King
3.27.20
Culture

This brutal documentary exposes Chechnya’s queer genocide

Its director David France is exposing the biggest organised culling of LGBT+ people since the days of 1940s fascism.
Jack King
3.4.20
Culture

How gay rights activists disrupted this exploitative 70s queer film

Cruising, the controversial Al Pacino film about New York's leather scene, is 40 years old this week. But, thanks to an incensed group of queer people, it was almost never made.
Jack King
2.7.20
Culture

This cult 80s queer film was the first to capture the AIDS crisis

"Buddies" star David Schachter recalls the making of the New York-set movie, and its groundbreaking message.
Jack King
11.29.19