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MOVIE REVIEW: The Queer Anxiety of Whiplash

The film Whiplash by Damien Chazelle, is based loosely on his experiences in the Princeton High School Studio Band. The film’s protagonist is Andrew, played by Miles Teller, a gifted young drummer at a fictional music conservatory in New York. His mentor and nemesis is his Studio Band conductor, Terence Fletcher, played by JK Simmons, who won the Best […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “The Imitation Game”

Last night “The Imitation Game” won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay. Here I will evaluate it on the merits and consider it from a queer perspective. If you haven’t seen it, be aware, many spoilers lie ahead. ***                       I saw “The Imitation Game” in one […]

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