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RUSSIA: Notorious Anti-LGBT Lawmaker May Ban Disney’s Beauty And The Beast As “Gay Propaganda”

From the Hollywood Reporter: Russia is considering banning Disney’s Beauty and the Beast from screening in the country, BBC News reported. The film, which features a gay character (LeFou) played by Josh Gad, may breach a Russian law prohibiting homosexual propaganda directed toward minors. Director Bill Condon previously revealed to Attitude that the live-action adaptation has a “a nice, exclusively ...

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #145

Clip recap: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh and Angela Lansbury in an Oscar nominated role, bring one of the greatest political thrillers to the screen in John Frankenheimer’s legendary “The Manchurian Candidate” (1962). The suspense builds to a chilling climax as a group of soldiers, rescued from the Communists, gradually realize that something has been done to their brains ...

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Alabama Drive-In Owners On Gay-Inclusive Disney Movie: If Jesus Can’t Sit With Us, We Won’t Show It

Huntsville’s CBS affiliate reports: The owners of the Henagar Drive-in Theatre in DeKalb County say they are taking a stand in regard to a new Disney film. They have taken to social media to make the announcement. The post to the theatre’s Facebook page points out the drive-in has new owners as of December, and those new owners have changed ...

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Live-Action Beauty And The Beast Remake To Feature Disney’s First-Ever “Exclusively Gay Moment” [VIDEO]

Paging you-know-who! Playbill reports: When the live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast hits screens March 17, it will make history as the first Disney film to include an “exclusively gay moment,” according to the film’s director, Bill Condon. Condon revealed the landmark news in an exclusive interview with Attitude Magazine. The subplot involves the relationship between LeFou (played by ...

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TRAILER: A Very Sordid Wedding

Via press release: Award-winning writer/director Del Shores (“Blues For Willadean,” “Southern Baptist Sissies,” “Queer A Folk”) releases his latest film, A Very Sordid Wedding, the outrageously funny sequel to his play, movie and TV series Sordid Lives. The film brings back an all-star ensemble cast of characters, rooted in the Southern Baptist world of Winters, Texas, in the weeks following ...

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Oscars Memoriam Reel Showed Living Woman

Man, they had a bad night. Variety reports: Leading Australian producer, Jan Chapman was “devastated” by another mistake in the Oscars telecast. In addition to the best picture gaffe, during the show’s In Memoriam segment, a photo of a living woman was mistakenly used. Janet Patterson, an Australian costume designer and four-time Oscar nominee (“The Piano,” “Portrait of a Lady,” ...

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SHOCKER: Gay Drama Moonlight Wins Best Picture After Presenters Announce Wrong Winner [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: Paging Steve Harvey. “La La Land” was mistakenly announced as the Best Picture at the Oscars Sunday night instead of “Moonlight,” the rightful winner. In one of the most controversial categories of the night, Warren Beatty announced the Emma Stone-helmed flick as the Best Picture. The cast crowded onto the stage for their acceptance ...

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Actor Bill Paxton Dies At Age 61

People Magazine reports: Emmy-winning actor Bill Paxton died due to complications from surgery, PEOPLE confirms. “It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery,” a family representative said in a statement. “A loving husband and father, Bill began his career in Hollywood working on films in the art department ...

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TRAILER: Alien: Covenant Features Gay Couple

What Culture reports: After it made its debut alongside FX’s Legion, the brand new Alien: Covenant prologue has been released, introducing the crew of the Covenant spaceship and establishing a tone very much in keeping with the original Alien. You can already see the dynamics at play in the short clip: James Franco’s captain is the dependable straight-laced guy, Katherine ...

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TRAILER: Beauty And The Beast

TIME recaps: The forthcoming live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast is already one of the most talked-about movies of 2017, and rightfully so: the sweeping film, which stars Emma Watson as Belle, appears to do justice to the original movie’s twinkling score and magical story. We’ve only had glimpses of it so far, but that changed on Monday night, ...

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #144 [VIDEO]

Clip recap: Bette Davis and Miriam Hopkins have a field day as two friends who support, love and battle each other over work, men, marriage and through World War II in Vincent Sherman’s “Old Acquaintance” (1943). Taken from the Broadway hit, the film was hampered by the continual in-fighting between its two stars who couldn’t stand one another. This antagonism ...

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TRAILER: Baywatch

Collider reports: A surprise new NSFW trailer for Paramount Pictures’ Baywatch hit the net today. While there’s plenty of eye candy on display, the only reason this international trailer is NSFW and not straight-up red-band is that there are a few F bombs dropped, reminding us that this is, indeed, an R-rated comedy. But this new cut teases a film ...

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TEASER: The Handmaid’s Tale

One of my all-time favorite books. Cosmo recaps: Our first look at Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian classic The Handmaid’s Tale is finally here! Hooray! And also: SHIT THIS IS DEPRESSING. The show stars Mad Men’s phenomenal Elisabeth Moss as Offred, a “handmaid” in Gilead, a horrifying future place where fertile young woman are forced into sexual slavery ...

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Cher To Star In Lifetime Movie About Flint Water Crisis

From the Hollywood Reporter: Cher is headed for Lifetime. The iconic singer-actress has been tapped to star in Flint, a TV movie based on the Flint, Mich., water crisis, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Craig Zadan, Neil Meron and Katie Couric will executive produce, alongside Cher. Bruce Beresford will direct the movie from Sony Pictures Television. Barbara Stepansky will pen ...

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TRAILER: Bright Lights

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. Tomorrow night on HBO. The Guardian reviews: Their differences extended down to their dogs. Dwight, a perfectly poof-y white Coton de Tulear, stays with the elegant and eternally camera-ready Debbie. But good luck keeping your eyes off Gary, the dark, panting bulldog with his slobbery tongue drooping out of the side his mouth. Gary was ...

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Star Wars: Episode VIII Will Still Feature Carrie Fisher

Variety reports: Carrie Fisher’s death Tuesday at the age of 60 has left her involvement in a number of film and television projects unresolved. Chief among them is her ongoing role in the Star Wars franchise. The eighth film in the series, in which Fisher appears as Leia Organa, wrapped shooting in July and is now in post-production. Sources tell ...

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TRAILER: Alien: Covenant

Variety recaps: Ridley Scott’s trademark disturbing monsters dominate Fox’s first trailer for “Alien: Covenant” — including one bursting out of a body and another slithering into a shower while a couple makes love. Fox released the trailer late Saturday night as an apparent Christmas present to “Alien” fans. “Alien Covenant” is the sixth film in the franchise. Michael Fassbender, Noomi ...

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TRAILER: Blade Runner 2049

Via Hypable: The Blade Runner sequel has been 30 years in the making, but now Harrison Ford is back as Rick Deckard, joined by Ryan Gosling, Robin Wright and Jared Leto! When Ridley Scott’s sci-fi epic Blade Runner about a man who hunted down android, humanoid replicas came out in 1982, it became an instant classic. The trailer shows Ryan ...

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TRAILER: Spider-Man: Homecoming

Via Rolling Stone: In the first trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming, the web-slinging superhero makes his first appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The clip also gives a first look at the movie’s winged villain, Vulture, played by Michael Keaton. Homecoming brings Peter Parker back to high school. The early Spidey suit he wears features web wings, a design only seen ...

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TRAILER: The Mummy

Via Yahoo Movies: Poor old London landmarks. They’ve only just recovered from ‘London Has Fallen’. The first full trailer for forthcoming monster movie reboot ‘The Mummy’ has arrived, and it manages to squeeze in an ancient sarcophagus, reanimation, a terrifying plane crash, Tom Cruise’s death AND resurrection, emergency parachuting, and full-scale metropolitan destruction, all in just under two-and-a-half minutes. Oh, ...

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