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Episode something or other.... [cue link theme]

Racked Titanic's necklace almost bankrupted a whole company!
My New Plaid Pants geeking out over Ms. Laura Dern who spoke to NYC at the Film Society of Lincoln Center recently
Deadline an interview with the great production designer Santo Loquasto on Wonder Wheel 
Out Ryan Murphy's Boys in the Band Broadway Revival has cast a bunch of its players already and it's basically all the famous gays: Charlie Carver, Matt Bomer, Andrew Rannells, Zachary Quinto some of whom at least have stage experience.
The Muse talks to Glenn Close who has some interesting things to say about gossip, Harvey Weinstein, and being an older actor in Hollywood

Indie Wire on the multi-pronged creative casting efforts for The Florida Project
Vanity Fair interviews Joe Wright of Darkest Hour, Atonement, Pride & Prejudice fame
Variety the Roseanne reunion sitcom will start airing March 27th. Wheeee
• Mubi on the Berlinale lineup or February 2018
/ Film If you only think of Disney/Fox merger in terms of superheroes, you'll probably be overjoyed
Vox remembering what might be 2017's signature movie scene "No Man's Land" in Wonder Woman
Broadway World the cast of Cats posing with adoptable felines. Awww
Variety that young JRR Tolkien biopic starring Nicholas Hoult has wrapped. Biopics aren't always Oscar favorites anymore but we shall see. 
Film School Rejects looked at new releases of old movies on dvd: Election, China Moon and more
Deadline TV/film producer Martin Ransohoff has died. Among his credits The Sandpiper, The Cincinatti Kid, The Beverly Hilbillies and Jagged Edge

Star Wars Time Again
The Verge thinks Rogue One is about net neutrality
/Film 10 the greatest female characters in the Star Wars universe (wait, there are ten?)
Vanity Fair the plea for LGBT characters in the Star Wars movies and why they've been ignored

Exit Video
James Corden's Crosswalk the Musical welcomes The Greatest Showman's Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron

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Reader Comments (3)

I get why Star Wars has underrepresented the LGBTQ community. It's all comes to the fear of SW films underperforming in places like China if they included gay characters.

But I think it is possible for them to include gay characters without making a huge fuzz over it. Look at Willow from Buffy. She may be a lesbian but she isn't strictly defined by her sexuality.

December 15, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterMatt St.Clair

It would be nice if "Star Wars ' had a major gay character but I guess that is what fan fiction. Zac Effron in a sailor suit was a good idea

December 16, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterJaragon

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January 1, 2018 | Unregistered Commenterjack daniel

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