“If you’re a straight guy play­ing a gay role, you get re­warded for that. If you’re a gay man and you want to play a straight role, you don’t get cast

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - Cover Story -

ro­mance from the point of view of a guy strug­gling with his sex­ual ori­en­ta­tion. The New York Times de­clared it “the first Hol­ly­wood movie to un­mask the ho­mo­erotic strain in Amer­i­can cul­ture”, while Rolling Stone said it was “an eye-opener”.

Sud­denly every­one was looking for the next Broke­back. An adap­ta­tion of Pa­tri­cia Nell War­ren’s novel The Front Run­ner, a long­time a pet project of Paul New­man in which an Olympic coach falls for his star

Ru­pert Everett, GBF: My Best Friend’s Wed­ding

Star cross’d cow­boys: Broke­back Moun­tain

Po­lit­i­cal cap­i­tal: Milk

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