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First Look: Trailer, Poster For Almodovar’s Reunion With Banderas, Cruz

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Fans of filmmaker Pedro Almodovar and superstars Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas rejoice! The latest, much-anticipated cinematic collabo between the trio will be unspooling soon, in Spain at least. The trailer and poster for Dolor y Gloria aka Pain & Glory, have finally arrived. The official synopsis describes the film concerning, “first loves, second loves,…

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‘Top Chef Master’ James Oseland’s Memoir Details Punk Coming Of Age

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Jimmy Neurosis: A Memoir About “Being Young and Gay During the 1970s Punk Revolution in America” is James Oseland’s raw, riveting coming-of-age memoir about his tumultuous teen years between 1977 and 1980. Long before he was an award-winning food writer and editor and a judge on Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, Oseland was an awkward, bullied, gay…

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Flagrant Flashback: Mr Showmanship Shares His Sticky Buns In ‘Liberace Cooks’

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What can one do to quell ever-frequent presidential assassination fantasies? One cozy, escapist idea is to dive headfirst into the vintage book Liberace Cooks!: Hundreds of Delicious Recipes For You from His Seven Dining Rooms as told to food critic Carol Truax. Gratitude to Carol, though Wikipedia states she joined the spirit world before co-author…

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Pull Up To The Bumper: Dolph Lundgren On “Exhausting” Grace Jones Orgies

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Currently back on screen in the smash hit Creed II, action star Dolph Lundgren recently reminisced on his torrid relationship with the iconic diva Grace Jones. In 1983, Lundgren had been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to MIT and was on track to be a chemical engineer. He got sidetracked when Grace spotted him across a…

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R.I.P. Gay Rights Activist, Filmmaker Pat Rocco

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A largely-unsung giant of the LGBTQ rights movement, Pat Rocco was truly a Renaissance man. A singer on a popular TV series, a self-taught filmmaker, a gay rights pioneer and a homeless advocate, Rocco died November 8. He was 84. He was born in 1934 in New York, and as a child, sang to entertain…

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Bjork 1990 Film Debut ‘The Juniper Tree’ Getting Theatrical Release

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Ten years before she stunned audiences and critics alike with her Cannes award-winning performance in Dancer in the Dark, Bjork made her film debut in The Juniper Tree. Bjorkophiles rejoice! The film is finally getting a proper theatrical release. A stark, stunning tale of witchcraft adapted from a Brothers Grimm story, Tree has been given…

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Russell Crowe Packs It On To Portray Disgraced Fox News Honcho

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Almost unrecognizable inside fatty suit prosthetics, gained weight or a combo platter of the two, Russell Crowe was photographed earlier this week on a film set, where he’s portraying disgraced Fox News overlord/Jabba the Hutt doppelganger Roger Ailes. Adapted from Gabriel Sherman’s unauthorized Ailes bio, “The Loudest Voice in the Room,” the Showtime limited series…

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‘Desert Island Downloads’ With Singer, Songwriter, Superstar DJ ShyBoy

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If you live in Los Angeles or have visited in the past few years, chances are you’ve attended one of ShyBoy’s DJ gigs at Bootie or his incredibly popular events with bf Mark Nubar at the Faultline (“MaDonna Summer” being the most epic). ShyBoy’s also an incredibly prolific singer/songwriter. Voted LA Weekly Best Solo Artist,…

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‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ Film Review: Melissa McCarthy’s Art Of The Steal

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By Evan Lambert Far before Lee Israel, the real-life figure at the heart of Can You Ever Forgive Me?, ever commits forgery, the movie itself has already lied to us. In the first twenty minutes, Israel, a profile writer for celebrities, makes drunk plans to meet up with a new friend whom she barely knows…

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Watch Closely Now: Does Streisand ‘A Star Is Born’ Deserve Second Look?

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By Joe Ferrelli As the Lady Gaga/Bradley Cooper take on the rising star/falling star showbiz tale opens around the world, Flagrant looks back at the Barbra Streisand/Kris Kristofferson (Google him, children) juggernaut that rocked the box office, Billboard charts and awards shows in 1976-77. If you count “What Price Hollywood?” (1932), the Streisand/Kristofferson version of…

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