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Run, Don't Walk, to 'Gloria' & 'Stranger by the Lake' in Theaters This Weekend

As Sundance starts to wrap up and Oscar voters continue filling out their ballots, it's a relatively light weekend in mainstream theaters, with Lionsgate's horribly reviewed "I, Frankenstein" opening Friday. But three must-see festival hits finally land at arthouses this weekend: France's "Stranger by the Lake," Chile's "Gloria" and US experimental doc "Visitors."
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • January 24, 2014 1:34 PM
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Why Alain Guiraudie's Sexy, Scary 'Stranger by the Lake' Is Essential Queer Cinema

Try as it may to find new and innovative ways to represent the gay experience, queer cinema has forgotten about sex. But in the brilliant and radical "Stranger by the Lake," about the dark politics of gay male cruising, Alain Guiraudie puts sex out in the light and right where we can see it.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • January 24, 2014 1:26 PM
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