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Flagrant’s Top And Bottoms: 7 Best, 2 Worst LGBTQ Films Of 2017

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It’s been about a year since Moonlight won Best Picture at the Oscars, and the effects of that historical moment have been palpable. Openly queer characters have popped up everywhere from romantic comedies to Marvel superhero spectaculars, and mainstream films with explicit gay sex and full-frontal male nudity have only drawn PG ratings. Even Disney…

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Film Review: Outstanding ‘BPM’ Will Quicken Your Pulse

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By Evan Lambert If you’ve ever wanted to simultaneously have a boner and reflect on the importance of queer activism, then Beats Per Minute (BPM) is the movie for you. The critically-acclaimed French film, which won second place (“Grand Prix” if you’re classy) at the Cannes Film Festival in 2017, recently opened in limited release…

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Acclaimed ACT UP Drama ‘BPM’ Poster Silenced

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We are quite excited for the impending U.S. release of BPM:Beats Per Minute (original French language title: 120 Battements Par Minute), an award-winning 2017 Cannes standout about ACT UP’s fight for AIDS action and awareness in Paris in the 1990s. However, we couldn’t help but notice a glaring disparity between the original unit publicity photo…

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ACT-UP Drama ‘BPM’ France’s Official Oscar Entry

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A queer-themed Cannes winner is now making a bid for the Oscars. 120 Battements Par Minute — a.k.a. 120 Beats Per Minute, a.k.a. “that gay French film that you’re supposed to watch” —  has been chosen as France’s submission for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the next Academy Awards.   BPM was last…

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