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Everybody’s Talkin’: Oscar Winner ‘Midnight Cowboy’ Gets Deluxe Criterion Release

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Almost 50 years before Moonlight shocked Hollywood with its Best Picture Oscar win, another gay-themed film shook Tinseltown by winning the 1969 Best Picture. The big surprise that year was the Oscar was bestowed upon Midnight Cowboy, an X-rated film, a rating usually consigned to porn films. But Midnight Cowboy winning Best Picture was no…

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Comedy Classic ‘Tootsie’ Rolling Towards Broadway

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The trend of “film-to-musical adaptations” for marketable entertainment concepts continues with Sydney Pollack’s 1982 film Tootsie getting repackaged as a stage musical. Composer/lyricist David Yazbek, now basking in the Tony buzz surrounding The Band’s Visit, is the brains behind the Tootsie theatrical endeavor. The original comedy is about New York unemployed actor Michael Dorsey finding…

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Ten Movies You Can’t Miss In October

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October is finally here and that means one thing. No, not the opportunity to dress in a thong and feathery angel’s wings for Halloween…although, that makes two things we love about the month. The other one is officially the beginning of Oscar-bait movie season. You know, movies made for adults. Here are 10 movies we’re…

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