‘Fantastic Beasts’ is (almost) fantastic

The great joy of revisiting the wizarding world of Harry Potter is spending time with its characters. Any chance to thumb through well-worn pages of the novels or tune into a Freeform (formerly ABC Family) marathon of the films feels less like experiencing a story and more like catching up
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Queer bait

Fake Out

Growing up, I collected queer-feeling art like trading cards. Musicians like Arca, Lou Reed and Sleater-Kinney are coded as distinctly queer performers. I’ve taken their work in deep, ingesting their explicit, vocal queerness with relish. They performed their queerness as icons and as artists in bold, daring and highly visible
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Love defies physics in ‘The Theory of Everything’

“The Theory of Everything,” directed by James Marsh and written by Anthony McCarten, is based on Jane Hawking’s autobiography “Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen.” Against the backdrop of her husband, theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking’s (Eddie Redmayne) academic endeavors, the film traces Jane (Felicity Jones) and Stephen’s relationship from
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