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Nothing Is As It Seems

Even the most mundane TV and movie shots are now done with green screens.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #19

I love Black Narcissus!

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #18

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Matt Damon To Play Liberace’s Lover

Matt Damon has signed to play Liberace’s lover in the coming biopic starring Michael Douglas. It is quite a change for the Irish American macho star used to playing souped-up testosterone roles such as the cop in ‘The Departed’ and the Bourne Identity flicks. Douglas who will play the flamboyant Liberace is looking forward to having Damon as his gay …

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Faux, The Movie

Here’s the odd trailer for what promises to be an odd gay movie. The story is minimal; love lost, love regained, love destroyed. Our characters are Caleb and Rin. Caleb lives comfortably in his upper/middle class lifestyle as a columnist and blogger. Rin is a prominent student filmmaker in the gay community at his college. Their lives intertwine when Calebs …

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #17

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HBO Planning Anita Byrant Biopic

HBO is developing a biopic about the life of Anita Bryant, the infamous beauty queen and orange juice spokesperson who successfully spearheaded the 1977 campaign to overturn Miami-Dade county’s new gay rights law. “Sex and the City” creator Darren Star is on board to direct the film, which is being written by “Runaway” creator Chad Hodge. Star also is executive …

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2010 Oscar Nominations

This year there are ten Best Picture nominations rather than the traditional five. Avatar and The Hurt Locker lead the pack with nine noms each.Best Picture“Avatar”“The Blind Side”“District 9”“An Education”“The Hurt Locker”“Inglourious Basterds”“Precious”“A Serious Man”“Up”“Up in the Air”Best ActorJeff Bridges, “Crazy Heart”George Clooney, “Up in the Air”Colin Firth “A Single Man”Morgan Freeman, “Invictus”Jeremy Renner, “The Hurt Locker”Best ActressSandra Bullock, “The …

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The REAL Top Movies List

After Avatar became the highest grossing movie of all time earlier this week, many of you noted that because of inflation, gross revenue and ticket sales are two different measures of success. The Live Feed notes today that in terms of attendance, Avatar is actually the 26th most successful film of all time. Here’s the top 20, by tickets sold. …

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Early AIDS Activist And Poltergiest Actress Zelda Rubinstein Dies At Age 76

Zelda Rubinstein, the tiny actress known for her iconic role in Poltergeist and beloved by gays for early work in AIDS activism, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 76. Rubinstein, who also appeared as the mother figure in a high-profile mid-1980s public awareness campaign in Los Angeles aimed at stopping the spread of AIDS, died today of …

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HomoQuotable – Joan Jett

“It was initially kind of laughing, like that kind of smiling, going, ‘What are you doing? You can’t do this. Girls don’t play rock ‘n’ roll.’ And when they saw were really serious about it, the attitude kind of changed. Anything from really just insulting and dirty, nasty things. Calling us names, every name that you can call a woman. …

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Avatar Now Biggest Movie Ever

Via Mashable: It’s official, Avatar has passed Titanic in terms of worldwide ticket box office sales, surpassing $1.8 billion. If you’ve been keeping up, that means that in just a little more than two weeks, the film took in another $500 million dollars. We’ve written before about the effect social media has had on Avatar’s box office success, but even …

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Prop 8 Film Debuts At Sundance

Yesterday the documentary 8: The Mormon Proposition debuted at the Sundance film festival in Utah as two dozen anti-LDS protesters rallied outside the venue. The activists were there to show their support for the film and to protest the efforts of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to pass Proposition 8, the successful 2008 California ballot initiative that …

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2010 SAG Awards

MALE ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLEJeff Bridges, “Crazy Heart”FEMALE ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLESandra Bullock, “The Blind Side” MALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLEChristoph Waltz, “Inglourious Basterds” FEMALE ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLEMo’Nique, “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire” CAST IN A MOTION PICTURE“Inglourious Basterds”MALE ACTOR IN A TELEVISION MOVIE OR MINISERIESKevin Bacon, “Taking Chance” FEMALE ACTOR IN …

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100 Cheesiest Movie Quotes Of All Time

“It’s not a toomah.” Some of these aren’t all that terrible. Schwarzenegger does justifiably get the lion’s share of this clip, though.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #15

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2010 Golden Globes

The winners…..Best Motion Picture – Drama “Avatar”Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Sandra Bullock, “The Blind Side” Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama Jeff Bridges, “Crazy Heart” Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical “The Hangover” Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical Meryl …

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The Beat Goes On

Next month MTV releases Turn The Beat Around, which from the trailer seems to be a fairly standard installment of the “dancer with a dream” flicks we’ve seen so many times. But this one has a retro disco theme, complete with a Xanadu-esque “Let’s open a DISCO!” plot. The soundtrack includes a lot of disco covers and Donna Summer’s daughter …

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies

Film buffs should consider subscribing to Steve Hayes’ Tired Old Queen At The Movies channel on YouTube, where he provides historical and hilarious insight on Hollywood classics. This is his latest, Episode #14. Somebody get this guy a cable show. Hello, Bravo? Logo?

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Pocohontar

(Via – Boing Boing)

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