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Writing Wrongs: When Aiming for the Real Thing Isn’t Enough

Writing Wrongs: When Aiming for the Real Thing Isn’t Enough

By Bella Levaggi

March 24, 2014

This month, I was ready to write a short column heaping the entirety of my secret rainbow glitter stash upon Ellen Page, who used a Valentine’s Day speech for the Human Rights Campaign as a platform to publicly come out as gay. I was going to make a lot of points about the importance of celebrity visibility...

“Dallas Buyers Club” Shines

“Dallas Buyers Club” Shines

By James Finn

December 13, 2013

“Dallas Buyers’Club,” the brilliant new film from director Jean-Marc Vallee, is the story of Ron Woodruff, a rodeo cowboy living with AIDS in Dallas in the 1980s. The movie follows Woodruff (Matthew McConaughey) from the point of his diagnosis as he becomes accustomed to living with AIDS and attempts...