Posts tagged "stonewall"

“Stonewall” Completely Flops At The Box Office

In an astounding demonstration that not all PR is in fact good PR, “Stonewall,” the Roland Emmerich-directed movie about the 1969 riots of the same name, crashed and burned at the box office this weekend after months of criticism.
As soon as the trailer for the film debuted in August, the LGBT community started objecting

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 28, 2015

“Stonewall” Was Made For Homophobes And Bullies, Not For Us

So, everyone hates “Stonewall,” unsurprisingly. Rich Juzwiak tore the film a new one pretty spectacularly, but I think the most spot-on critique comes from Richard Lawson over at Vanity Fair. He points out that Danny, the movie’s fictional, white, pretty, cis-masculine protagonist, rejects the advances of Hispanic and gender-fluid Ray/Ramona in

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 23, 2015

Historic 1969 Stonewall Gay Bar Riots To Be Made Into A Film

The historic Stonewall Riot, which took place at the Stonewall Inn in New York City on June 28, 1969, is being made into a big screen film starring easy-on-the-eyes actor Jeremy Irvine (“War Horse,” “Great Expectations”). The film will follow the police raid on the West Village bar, which was a gathering place for gay, lesbia…

Jessica Wakeman / April 11, 2014