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A Royal Secret : the real-life story of when the King of Sweden fell in love with a man

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  You may have to keep pinching yourself that this very intriguing TV mini-series is based on a true story as there are times when it simply belies belief.  It’s the stuff of fairy tales when a King falls in love with a commoner although it’s usually with a member of the opposite sex, unlike … Continue reading



Battle of The Sexes

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  Filmmaking duo  Jonathan Dayton and  Valerie Faris who helmed the Oscar winning ‘Little Miss Sunshine‘ are back behind the cameras for another real-crowd pleaser of a movie that tackles the age old problem of parity between men and women.  In this story, very much steeped in real life, the tale is not so much about the enormous … Continue reading



Bitter Years : the life of Italian Gay Liberationist Mario Mieli

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  Celebrated Italian queer theater and film director Andrea Adriatico’s latest movie is a biopic of Mario Mieli who was a leading figure in the Italian gay movement of the 1970s.  Mieli may be little known outside of Italy but his fascinating colorful life that abruptly ended when he was just 30 years old, makes … Continue reading



Capote

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This is the story of how the celebrated and somewhat notorious writer Truman Capote was fascinated and became obsessed by the brutal murder of a whole family in a deserted Kansas Farmhouse that became his most successful book ever, the sensational ‘In Cold Blood’. This is THE role that the brilliant Philip Seymour Hoffman was born … Continue reading




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