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‘Port Authority’ Trailer: Martin Scorsese Exec Produces This New York-Set Love Story

It’s pretty rare that the legendary Martin Scorsese puts his name on something that ends up being bad. In addition to his directing credits over the past few years, he’s executive produced things like Uncut Gems, The Souvenir, Pretend It’s a City, Shirley, and Happy as Lazzaro, and he’s done the same thing for Port […]

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Martin Scorsese-Produced Trans Drama ‘Port Authority’ Is Quietly Progressive — Cannes Review

Nearly 30 years after “The Crying Game” depicted a man’s revulsion at discovering his partner was trans, “Port Authority” sets the record straight. When Paul (Fionn Whitehead) learns that ballroom dancer Wye (Lenya Bloom) is a “femme girl” soon after their romance has blossomed, he doesn’t retch or try to flee. The pair engage in […]

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Cannes Film Review: ‘Port Authority’

Selling realness. That’s the essence of Harlem’s tight-knit drag ball scene, where dazzling kiki competitions — made popular in 1991’s landmark Lgbt documentary “Paris Is Burning,” and still raging strong all these years later via “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and Ryan Murphy’s “Pose” on TV — celebrate the art of passing as something other than whatever […]

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