At 8:30 a.m., this year's Oscar nominations will be announced, also known as national Gah! What Were Those Idiot Voters Thinking Day. We can't wait, so in the meantime, we give you this:
Chloe Sevigny played the love interest of Brandon Teena in the powerful Boys Don't Cry, so she's no stranger to projects about gender outlaws. This time around, in DirecTV's Hit & Miss, she's a pre-operative hit man, and the shock value starts from the first frame; she is shown nude, complete with ... More >>
In Albert Nobbs, Glenn Close (above) convincingly plays a woman who dresses like a man in order to nab some employment in 19th-century Ireland. But it's the kind of stunt that can also nab you awards consideration.
When Boys Don't Cry was released in '99, talented director Kimberly Peirce was an out lesbian who chatted with me about the absurdity of the Hollywood closet, though she later felt she may have gone too far with her remarks. Well, nine years later, she seems even more half hearted on that topic. Sun ... More >>
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