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"When Art, Sexuality and Religion Collide, What is the Role of a Film Festival?" asks AJ Schnack, noting, "a sense of the inevitable and the regrettable arriving together at once." [ATWT]
Gurus Oscar Picks
The annual Guru's o' Gold make Oscar predictions weekly. [MCN]
"Bejing" Launches Maiden
Alan Zhang's "Waiting In Bejing" kicks off his new company, Red Maiden Entertainment. [HR]
"Why are there no openly gay leading men in Hollywood?" wonders [NYT]