Find Me by Andr Aciman review an intriguing sequel to Call Me by Your Name

Chance encounters hint at great romance, and Oliver dreams of Elio, in a stylised yet frustratingly unrealistic novel of love In Richard Linklaters film Call Me By Your Name, Andr Acimans 2007 novel that became an Oscar-winning film, and it begins in the same way as Linklaters movie, but rather than the protagonists being a couple of twentysomethings, Samuel and Miranda have a greater disparity between their ages. The former, the father of the young pianist Elio from the earlier novel, is at least 30 years older than the latter. Its a brave conceit in 2019, when any suggestion of impropriety between an older man and a younger woman is generally given short shrift, but theres no touching or hand-holding …

Out of space: Star Wars Resistance has gay characters, Disney says

Producers confirm that Orka and Flix in the animated childrens series are first queer couple in the franchise The animated childrens series Star Wars Resistance may not be the most popular thread of the long-running franchise, but its the first in the universe to harbour two gay characters. Disney producers confirmed on Monday what fans had already surmised, that two characters in the series, Orka and Flix voiced by Jim Rash and Bobby Moynihan respectively were a queer couple. Executive producers Athena Portillo, Justin Ridge, and Brandon Auman spoke to the podcast the 2017 live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast. Disney has made moves to include more rounded queer characters in its films, with Tessa Thompsons Valkyrie slated to …