Tag: Behind the Candelabra

More gays at the Emmys!

Last week, I pointed out some gay honorees and content at the Creative Arts portion of the 65th annual Emmy Awards, and last night, the big guns turned out … and once again, there was gay aplenty

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Gays at the creative arts Emmy Awards

Among the big winners were Project Runway’s Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn (co-winners for best reality show host) and Behind the Candelabra, the HBO film about Liberace, which won a staggering eight awards

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Emmy nominations are pretty damn gay

The Tony Awards are always gay, the Oscars less so (at least they are more closeted), but the Emmys? They’ve almost kept up with the Tonys in recent years. Consider: This year’s ceremony on Sept. 22 will be hosted by regular Tony Awards host Neil Patrick Harris — who plays straight on his TV show but is a camptastic song-and-dance man at heart.

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REVIEW: ‘Behind the Candelabra’

The conceit of the plot — ingenue is lured into the ravishing world of an older Hollywood celeb, only to be corrupted and tossed aside — is a direct send up of classics like Sunset Boulevard, but despite the familiar tropes, it’s forever fresh. This Candelabra shines a light on gay culture in a fascinating way.

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Liberace biopic ‘too gay’ for theaters

Steven Soderbergh — he of the Oscar for best director, he who turned a cheesy idea into Magic Mike, the Citizen Kane of male stripper movies — apparently doesn’t have the juice in Hollywood to make gay people seem commercial.

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