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Reverend’s Review: Judy, Judy, Judy  »  Movie Dearest
When the 2012 Broadway sensation End of the Rainbow made its Los Angeles premiere the following year, I was far from enamored of its no-holds-barred portrayal of musical great Judy Garland a few months prior to her sudden death from a drug overdose in 1969 at the age of 47. Despite a galvanizing, Tony-nominated performance by Tracie Bennett as Garland, Peter Quilter’s play struck me as demeaning and borderline-sensationalistic. It also seems to, strangely, credit Garland's gay fans for simultaneously keeping her career alive while hastening her decline. You can read my review of the LA production ...
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Posted:  2/26 5:00am
GALECA's Top 10 Movies That Costar Oscar  »  Movie Dearest
The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, comprised of over 120 film and TV journalists and/or critics nationwide, has revealed its choices for the most interesting movies that involve the Academy Awards in their storylines. GALECA's Top 10 Movies That Costar Oscar, ranked from 1 to 10 below, marks the first in an occasional series of "GALECA Top Ten" lists that mean to entertain and enlighten as well as offer an LGBTQ perspective on film and TV history.And the winners are...1. The Oscar (1966): Poor sociopath Frank Fane (Stephen Boyd) wants that Best Actor trophy ...
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Posted:  2/22 5:00pm