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‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ Review: A Glitzy Baby Drag Queen Musical for the Fans

Everybody’s talking about Jamie, and with good reason. For one thing, he’s gorgeous. For another, he’s totally magnetic. The third reason, which ostensibly gives the movie its title, is that 16-year-old Jamie wants to be a drag queen. “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie,” a glitzy movie musical based on the West End hit, gives only a […]

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Harley Quinn Smith and Andrew Rannells Talk About LGBTQ+ Pride

Los Angeles Confidential magazine celebrated its fourth “Portraits of Pride” edition with a swanky soiree held at the newly-opened Pendry West Hollywood hotel on Tuesday night. Presented by Effen Vodka and Hornitos Tequila, the event also honored cover star Andrew Rannells for his decade-long career in entertainment.Ahead of the event, Rannells explained what Pride means […]

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‘Nomadland’ Wins Best Picture at Latino Entertainment Film Awards

Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” swept the Latino Entertainment Film Awards on Sunday, taking home four awards, including best picture, director, cinematography and editing.The awards, which are voted on and presented by the Latino Entertainment Journalists Association, also honored Oscar-nominated actor Rosie Perez with the Rita Moreno Lifetime Achievement Award and the Latino Activism Award. In a […]

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Golden Globes Predictions: Best Supporting Actress (Film) – Can Nicole Kidman’s “Zazz” Her Way to the HFPA?

Variety’s Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars from Film Awards Editor Clayton Davis. Following Academy Awards history, buzz, news, reviews and sources, the Oscar predictions are updated regularly with the current year’s contenders in all categories. Variety’s Awards Circuit Prediction schedule consists of four phases, running all year long: […]

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Why Are Critics Outraged Over James Corden? Debating Ryan Murphy’s ‘Prom’ Casting

When the review embargo for Ryan Murphy’s Netflix musical “The Prom” broke on December 1, outrage over James Corden’s performance as Barry Glickman erupted almost instantly. “The Late Late Show” host was slammed as the most “insulting” thing about “The Prom” due to a performance that critics called “offensive,” “the worst gay-face,” and “horrifically bad.” […]

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New Movies to Watch This Week: Double Meryl in ‘The Prom’ and ‘Let Them All Talk’

Normally, this would be the time of year when audiences could choose between big, glossy popcorn movies and the prestigious art films out for Oscar glory. But of course, Covid-19 has upended the release schedule and extended the awards season a few months longer into 2021.But before you despair, just think how fortunate you are […]

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The Prom review – is Ryan Murphy’s musical the first film of the Biden era?

Taste the treacle as Nicole Kidman’s Broadway liberals rebuke a rural high school – and learn a few things about themselvesLike High School Musical on some sort of absinthe/Xanax cocktail, The Prom is an outrageous work of steroidal show tune madness, directed by the dark master himself, Ryan “Glee” Murphy, who is to jazz-hands musical […]

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‘The Prom’ Review: Ryan Murphy Turns a Message Musical About Tolerance Into a Fizzy and Elating Showbiz High

Among the shiny, bouncy, madly infectious musical numbers that are a big part of what make Ryan Murphy’s “The Prom” such an old-fashioned newfangled blast, one of the show-stopping highlights is “Love Thy Neighbor,” which Trent (Andrew Rannells), a struggling Broadway drama queen who has landed on the distant planet known as small-town Indiana, sings […]

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