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Frameline 40: 5 Films You Must Watch

Frameline 40 is about to kick off and here are five movies that well represent this year’s festival. From coming of age stories, great docs, emerging sexualities and comedy-dramas there is something for everyone at this year’s fest. Here are five great choices. Closet Monster Like a gay Donnie Darko with a Disney sidekick and an Xavier Dolan sensibility, Oscar (played ...

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REVIEW: ‘Joy’ (★★★½)

  There’s something truly fantastic about the opening scene of Joy. It’s a black and white television soap opera starring none other than All My Children’s Susan Lucci. Stiff acting, Bob Mackie-type gowns and Dynasty hair, elaborate names like Bartholomew, Clarinda and Danica pepper this sequence and although we don’t know what it means in context it sets us up ...

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Full-Length ‘Joy’ Trailer – “Money, Crime, Betrayal”

After a rousing first test screening and a secret one last night of a drastically different cut (and with dismal results), the full-length trailer for the highly anticipated Christmas release ” is here. Once again employing a 1960s era song (the first trailer used a choral version of “You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” this new one features The Ronettes’ ...

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The first trailer for ‘Joy’ Starts the Oscar Race Off with a Bang

The long anticipated first trailer for David O. Russell’s Joy is here and it’s surprising in that it looks to have depth and scope beyond its story and concept. When it was first revealed his follow-up to his triple punch of Oscar winning and nominated hits The Fighter, Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle was going to be the story ...

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