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The Anti-"Milk": Will "Behind the Candelabra" Get Tarnished as Homophobic?

  • By Anthony Kaufman
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  • May 21, 2013 9:48 AM
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Watch out, GLAAD. While filmmaker Steven Soderbergh's Liberace bio-pic "Behind the Candelabra" presents a complex, ambiguous portrait of the famous flamboyant performer, the gay establishment could end up chastising the film for its unflattering depiction of a kind of "predatory homosexuality," as Variety critic Peter Debruge described it in a review from its Cannes Film Festival premiere, calling the movie the "anti-'Milk.'"

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