I Didn’t Say Gays Aren’t Necessary (Beauty and the Beast Review Addendum)

LeFou in Disney's Beauty and the Beast (2017)

In order of importance, maintaining the delightful, fresh beauty of the original should have been the top priority. Bathing secondary characters in gay should have been a, “Hey, we’ve got a super tight script here. Now let’s see where we can insert some extra character development to make it that much stronger,” decision.

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Review: Hacksaw Ridge

OscarTalk Hacksaw Ridge Review

Did you hear about the conscientious objector who served in the U.S. military during World War II? He worked as a medic and refused to carry a weapon or to kill enemy combatants. In spite of the fact that he was ridiculed by his platoon and almost court-martialed for failure to follow orders during training, he ended up being one of the most courageous war heroes in U.S. history.

No. That wasn’t a spoiler. That was what happened in the preview for Hacksaw Ridge, this year’s Oscar-season WWII battlefield feature.

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