‘Boys In The Band’ Original Film Continues To Resonate


By Joe Ferrelli (Editor’s Note: The trailer for producer Ryan Murphy’s adaptation of Mart Crowley’s seminal play The Boys in the Band debuted today. Flagrant contributor Joe Ferrelli looks back at the incredible influence the original 1970 film had on his queer coming-of-age. Murphy’s remake debuts September 30 on Netflix.) More than any other film…

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Say ‘Anything’: New Trailer Features Matt Bomer As Trans Sex Worker

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A new trailer just dropped for Matt Bomer’s latest starring vehicle Anything, an indie romance-drama opening May 11 that earned “respectable” reviews when it debuted at the 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival. And to answer your first question: No, this isn’t a prequel to Say Anything. Some of you will recall the controversy that arose when…

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Celebs Pay It Forward By Buying Out Screenings For Love, Simon

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With strong reviews from both critics (a 73 rating on aggregator Metacritic) and audiences (a very rare A+ rating on Cinemascore, which measures movie appeal from actual theatergoers), it’s safe to call the queer-themed rom-dram Love, Simon a hit. Still, there are some LGBTQ folks and our allies that want to make sure this Greg…

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Quinto, Bomer, Parsons Joining ‘Boys In The Band’ Broadway Revival

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“Show me a happy homosexual and I’ll show you a gay corpse.” That’s an immortal line from Mart Crowley’s seminal 1968 play The Boys in the Band — and a chilly reminder of the way things were prior to queer liberation. In 1968, Crowley’s story of a group of angry queer men at a dinner…

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