Tag Archives: Sigourney Weaver

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On Prayers For Bobby

Last night I watched Prayers For Bobby and while the movie stayed true to the schlocky Lifetime formula of crisis-dissent-tragedy-redemption, overall I thought the film was OK, but only for its primary intended audience – the bible-clutching housewives of middle America. Which is fine, of course. Gay folks probably did a bit of eye-rolling for some parts of the movie, ...

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Prayers For Bobby

On January 24th, Lifetime will air Prayers For Bobby, the true story of Bobby Griffith, the teenage gay boy who committed suicide because of his mother’s religious intolerance. The movie is based on Leroy Aaron’s best-selling 1998 book Prayers for Bobby: A Mother’s Coming to Terms with the Suicide of Her Gay Son.Via Queerty, here’s a clip:

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Get Away From The Ads, You Bitch!

Argh! I hate the current vogue for reshooting famous scenes from movies with the original actors reciting advertising copy. I must therefore register my extremely anguished reaction to the new DirectTV spot that uses Signourney Weaver’s iconic Caterpillar fight scene from Aliens, my favorite sci-fi movie. No, no, NO! Stop that right now, Signourney! What are we gonna do now, ...

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