Eric Kohn. The buzz around its more-salacious moments — an erotic encounter between Chalamet and a peach chief among them — belies a lush, poetic romance that never plays like a provocation. The exchange followed him on these early days of the Oscar campaign trail. Hammer air of confidence fades to a sheepish grin when asked about the digital showdown.
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The film has also garnered some "straightwash" pushback — the accusation that the movie diluted its gay source material to make itself more palatable to straight audiences — as the conversation about this film falling into a Hollywood trend of preferring to cast straight actors in prominent LGB roles is slowly gaining momentum. This is a new manifestation of an old story — critically-lauded LGB-themed films of past few years like Moonlight and Carol also starred straight actors. To convince Hollywood executives and casting directors that LGB-themed films with LGB actors playing LGB roles can be critically and commercially successful across wide audiences, entertainment insiders and consumers alike can use their money, influence and social media platforms to support, promote, and elevate LGB-inclusive content, while using those same resources to push back against content they find exclusionary. What about giving me one for playing a straight man? One need not look far to see that Hollywood often fails to provide both representation of, and employment to, members of marginalized communities. Movements like OscarsSoWhite, and continued pushback against cisgender actors playing trans roles, have been increasingly covered in media the past few years.
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New Hollywood , sometimes referred to as the American New Wave or the Hollywood Renaissance , refers to a movement in American film history from the mids to the early s, when a new generation of young filmmakers came to prominence in the United States. They influenced the types of film produced, their production and marketing, and the way major studios approached film-making. In New Hollywood films, the film director , rather than the studio, took on a key authorial role. The definition of New Hollywood varies, depending on the author, with some defining it as a movement and others as a period.
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