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Bollywood’s First Gay Kiss

Bollywood may see its first gay love scene, if the film gets past censors. An upcoming Bollywood film will feature what is thought to be the industry’s first gay love scene. I Am Omar, one of four short stories which make up the film I Am, focuses on male sex workers and homophobic police officers. In one scene, actors Rahul …

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Today In Viral Videos

The fakery tipoff is on the side of the bus. (Via – Gothamist)

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Hollywood Vs. New York City

Four decades of the cinematic destruction of New York City, stirringly set to George Gershwin.

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Shocking Report Shows That Buttery Food And Soda Is Fattening

According to the Center for Science in the Nanny State, everybody should stop eating movie popcorn immediately. CBS reports on a study by the Center for Science and Public Interest that analyzed nutritional makeup of movie popcorn; the results are eye-opening. Consuming a medium size popcorn and soda is the equivalent of eating three Quarter Pounders from McDonald’s, along with …

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AIDS Denialists Release Film Of Lies

AIDS denialists, who claim that HIV either doesn’t exist or doesn’t cause AIDS, have released a film titled House Of Numbers. Already, doctors interviewed for the movie has issued a statement denouncing its “junk science.” A film about HIV and what causes AIDS has been attacked for being misleading and even dangerous. According to producer and director Brent Leung, House …

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HomoQuotable – Lee Daniels

“Precious is really not a black story. I told it originally for a black audience, and I’m a black, gay filmmaker. So I told it with a gay sensibility, and I gave a black sensibility to it, because I’m African-American. But I think it’s a universal story, and it goes beyond sex and/or culture to be universal. “I met this …

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Cruise + Travolta: Scientology Stars To Remake Homoerotic Cowboy Classic

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, the classic 1969 western often cited for its homoerotic undertones, is going to be remade by the two Hollywood stars most frequently rumored to be gay. Add Scientology into the mix and you get….huh? Tom Cruise will reportedly team up with pal John Travolta in a remake of the 1960s western Butch Cassidy and …

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The Butch Factor

A documentary examining masculinity and gay men titled The Butch Factor is scheduled to be released on DVD in December after having toured gay film festivals in recent months. One review from the film’s site: The 87-minute feature explores gay men’s complicated relationship with masculinity. The core segments of the film, and the freshest material here, are profiles of several …

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Swiss Arrest Roman Polanski

Thirty years after he fled the United States to avoid prison for having sex with a 13 year-old girl, yesterday Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski was arrested entering Switzerland. The Academy Award-winning director pleaded guilty in 1977 to a single count of having unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, acknowledging he had sex with a 13-year-old girl, but fled the United …

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The 21st Century Horror Films Cliche’

(Tipped by JMG reader Matt)

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Patrick Swayze Dead Of Pancreatic Cancer

Actor Patrick Swayze died at age 57 today after a two year battle with pancreatic cancer. His publicist, Annett Wolf, told The Associated Press in Los Angeles that Mr. Swayze died with family at his side. Mr. Swayze’s cancer was diagnosed in January 2008. Six months after that, he had already outlived his prognosis and was filmed at an airport, …

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Michael Douglas IS Liberace

I’m still not feeling it.

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80’s Flashback

Paula Sheppard, Me And My Rhythm Box, 1983. From Liquid Sky, one of my favorite bad movies ever, in which microscopic aliens land in the East Village to harvest the chemicals in human brains created at the moment of orgasm, which kills the human. The acting is spectacularly bad, especially from Anna Carlisle, who plays the male and female leads. …

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Men In Film

Here’s a very Godley & Creme-ish morphing of the faces of male actors of the last 80 or so years. I was surprised that I could name almost every single one. (Via – Slog)

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NYC: Calling All Extra Bears

The producers of a film to be called Bear City has issued a casting call for extras for scenes to be filmed over three nights at the NYC Eagle. CASTING BACKGROUND BEARS & CUBS!!! Casting call for indie feature “BearCity,” a gay romantic comedy set in New York’s gay “Bear” scene. Being developed/produced in association with TLA Releasing (Another Gay …

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Director John Hughes Dead At 59

The king of teen comedies, director John Hughes, died today of a heart attack while taking a walk in Manhattan The 59-year-old was taking a morning walk in New York when he went into cardiac arrest, according to Michelle Bega. He was in Manhattan visiting his family. Hughes was famous for his countless hit movies in the 1980s including “Sixteen …

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Julia Child, Homophobe

Tomorrow the movie Julie & Julia opens, starring Meryl Streep as famed chef Julia Child. The premise of the flick seems cute enough, but I thought I’d remind folks about the real Julia Child, whose casual homophobia was so famous, she was sued in 1992 for blocking a gay chef from an executive position with the American Institute for Wine …

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Friendly Voices – Brad Pitt

“I have love in my life, a soul mate–absolutely. When someone asked me why Angie and I don’t get married, I replied, ‘Maybe we’ll get married when it’s legal for everyone else.’ I stand by that, although I took a lot of flak for saying it–hate mail from religious groups. I believe everyone should have the same rights. They say …

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BiQuotable – Gerard Butler

“I talk about my sexuality, but it’s always glossed over. People seem to shy away from the issue. Whenever it is discussed, its distended and exaggerated. Gerard Butler is gay. No I’m not. I don’t know myself what I am so it can be bewildering to see that being plugged. I have been in relationships with women. And men. That …

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Friendly Voices – Daniel Radcliffe

“I just loathe homophobia. It’s just disgusting and animal and stupid and it’s just thick people who can’t get their heads around it and are just scared. I grew up around gay people entirely. I was the only child in my class who had any experience of homosexuality or anything like that.” – Daniel Radcliffe, speaking to Attitude Magazine.

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