Saturday, September 20, 2014

Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist



2008 American Feature

Cast: Michael Cera, Kat Dennings, Aaron Yoo, Rafi Gavron, Ari Graynor, Alexis Dziena, Jonathan B. Wright, Zachary Booth and Jay Baruchel
Director: Peter Sollett
Writer: Lorene Scafaria , based on the novel by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

Synopsis:
On an eventful night in New York City, teens Nick O'Leary and Norah Silverberg meet and set out to find their favorite band's secret show.

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Buy/Rent:
  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available
  • Book: Available



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Awards:
  • GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Film - Wide Release.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Rachel Cohn and David Levithan's bestseller Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist was first published in 2006. The authors, who make a cameo appearance in the film during the diner scene, each wrote alternating chapters of the novel, with Cohn writing from Norah's perspective and Levithan from Nick's.
  • The title character's names are a reference to Nick and Nora Charles, the characters in the Thin Man series of films based on Dashiell Hammett's book.
  • Potential Directors: Chris and Paul Weitz.
  • Nick is the "straight bass player" in the "all gay" band The Jerk Offs. 

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Dallas Buyers Club



2013 American Feature

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Denis O'Hare, Steve Zahn, Michael O'Neill, Dallas Roberts, Bradford Cox and Griffin Dunne
Director: Jean-Marc Vallée
Writer: Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack

Synopsis:
In 1985 Texas, Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 93% / Audience: 91%
  • Metacritic - Critics: 84% / Audience: 8.3%
  • OMG rating: 7/10
  • Movie Dearest rating: A-

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available



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Awards:
  • Academy Awards for Best Actor (McConaughey), Supporting Actor (Leto) and Makeup and Hairstyling; also nominated for Best Picture, Original Screenplay and Film Editing.
  • Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards for Best Actor (McConaughey) and Supporting Actor (Leto); also nominated for Best Picture.
  • Casting Society of America Award for Outstanding Achievement in Casting: Feature Film - Studio or Independent Drama.
  • Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Dorian Award for Film Performance of the Year (McConaughey); also nominated for Film of the Year, Film Performance of the Year (Leto) and LGBT-Themed Film of the Year.
  • GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Film - Wide Release.
  • Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor - Drama (McConaughey) and Supporting Actor (Leto).
  • Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Award for Best Period and/or Character Makeup.
  • Independent Spirit Awards for Best Actor (McConaughey) and Supporting Actor (Leto).
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor (Leto). 
  • Movie Dearest Award for Men of the Year (McConaughey & Leto).
  • New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor (Leto).
  • Producers Guild of America Award nomination for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures.
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role (McConaughey) and Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role (Leto); also nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
  • Writers Guild of America Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Based on the life of Ron Woodroof, who, unlike as depicted in the film, was either gay or bisexual and did not use homophobic slurs according to people who knew him.
  • The characters of Dr. Eve Sax (played by Jennifer Garner) and Rayon (Jared Leto) were fictitious.
  • Potential Directors: Marc Forster, Craig Gillespie and Dennis Hopper.
  • Casting Call: Gael García Bernal, Ryan Gosling, Woody Harrelson, Brad Pitt and Hilary Swank.
  • Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto reportedly lost 47 and 30 pounds, respectively, in preparation for their roles as AIDS patients in this film.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

What Makes a Family



2001 American Television Movie

Cast: Brooke Shields, Cherry Jones, Anne Meara, Al Waxman and Whoopi Goldberg
Director: Maggie Greenwald
Writer: Robert L. Freedman

Synopsis:
A lesbian couple have a baby via artificial insemination, but when the birth mother dies, her partner must fight to regain custody of the child from the dead woman's parents.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: % / Audience: 56%

Buy/Rent:
  • VHS: Available



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Awards:
  • GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Television Movie.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Based on a true story, What Makes a Family originally aired on Lifetime Television.
  • In addition to co-starring, Whoopi Goldberg also served as executive producer of the film with Barbra Streisand, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

On the Road



2012 France/American/British/Brazilian/Canadian Feature

Cast: Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams, Tom Sturridge, Alice Braga, Elisabeth Moss, Danny Morgan, Kirsten Dunst and Viggo Mortensen
Director: Walter Salles
Writer: Jose Rivera, based on the novel by Jack Kerouac

Synopsis:
Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 43% / Audience: 34%
  • Metacritic - Critics: 56% / Audience: 6.2%
  • Movie Dearest rating: C+

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available
  • Book: Available



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Notes/Trivia:
  • Jack Kerouac's seminal novel On the Road, first published in 1957, is considered a defining work of the postwar Beat and Counterculture generations.
  • Characters in On the Road are based on Jack Kerouac himself and his fellow Beat Generation artists Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs.
  • A film adaptation of On the Road had been proposed in 1957 when Jack Kerouac wrote a one-page letter to Marlon Brando, suggesting that he play Dean Moriarty while Kerouac would portray Sal Paradise. Brando never responded to the letter. Later, both Warner Bros. and Paramount Pictures tried to obtain the film rights to the book, which eventually went to Francis Ford Coppola in 1979. It took Coppola (serving as executive producer) several screenplays and multiple attempts before the film finally went into production in 2010.
  • Possible Directors: Francis Ford Coppola, Joel Schumacher and Gus Van Sant.
  • Casting Call: Billy Crudup, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell, James Franco, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ethan Hawke, Lindsay Lohan and Brad Pitt.
  • In preparation for the film, director Walter Salles made the documentary Searching for On the Road, in which he took the same road trip as in the novel and talked to Beat poets who knew Kerouac.
  • Final film of actor Michael Sarrazin.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A Special Day



1977 Italian/Canadian Feature
Alternate Title: Una giornata particolare

Cast: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, John Vernon, Françoise Berd, Patrizia Basso, Tiziano De Persio, Maurizio Di Paolantonio, Antonio Garibaldi, Vittorio Guerrieri and Alessandra Mussolini
Director: Ettore Scola
Writer: Maurizio Costanzo, Ruggero Maccari and Ettore Scola

Synopsis:
Italy, 1938: With her fascist husband gone to witness Mussolini's first meeting with Hitler, world-weary housewife Antonietta befriends her despondent gay neighbor Gabriele.

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  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available



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Awards:
  • Academy Award nominations for Best Actor (Mastroianni) and Foreign Language Film.
  • César Award for Best Foreign Film.
  • David di Donatello Awards for Best Actress (Loren) and Director (Scola).
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film; also nominated for Motion Picture Actor - Drama (Mastroianni).
  • Venice Film Festival Award for Best Film Restored (2014).

Notes/Trivia:
  • Twelfth of fourteen feature films Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni starred in together.
  • A Special Day was released on DVD and Blu-ray as part of The Criterion Collection in 2015.

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Hairspray



1988 American Feature

Cast: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine, Debbie Harry, Ricki Lake, Jerry Stiller, Colleen Fitzpatrick, Michael St. Gerard, Leslie Ann Powers, Clayton Prince, Mink Stole and Shawn Thompson
Writer/Director: John Waters

Synopsis:
A "pleasantly plump" teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about racial integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 97% / Audience: 80%
  • Metacritic - Critics: 77% / Audience: 6.6%
  • OMG rating: 9/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available



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Awards:
  • Independent Spirit Award nominations for Best Feature, Director, Female Lead (Lake), Supporting Male (Divine), Supporting Female (Harry) and Screenplay.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Original Title: White Lipstick.
  • Casting Call: Christine Jorgensen and Mamie Van Doren.
  • Cameo appearances include Ric Ocasek and Pia Zadora as the beatniks, Buddy Deane (the "real" Corny Collins), and John Waters himself as the creepy Dr. Fredrickson.
  • John Waters' first PG-rated film.
  • In addition to Edna Turnblad, Divine also played Arvin Hodgepile, the racist television station owner. Three weeks after Hairspray was released, Divine died in his sleep at age 42.
  • In 2002, Hairspray was adapted into a Broadway musical, with a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan and songs by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Directed by Jack O'Brien and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell, the hit show won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical and acting awards for all three Turnblads: Harvey Fierstein, Marissa Jaret Winokur and Dick Latessa.
  • Coming full circle, the stage musical itself was made as a movie, released in 2007.
  • NBC will air a live television adaptation of the stage musical in 2016.

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Airport 1975



1974 American Feature

Cast: Charlton Heston, Karen Black, George Kennedy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Susan Clark, Helen Reddy, Linda Blair, Dana Andrews, Roy Thinnes, Sid Caesar, Myrna Loy and Gloria Swanson
Director: Jack Smight
Writer: Don Ingalls, based on the novel Airport by Arthur Hailey

Synopsis:
A Boeing 747 in flight collides with a small plane in the skies over Salt Lake City. Somehow the control tower must get a pilot aboard so the jet can land.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 5.4/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 31% / Audience: 40%
  • OMG rating: 7/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available
  • Book: Available



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Awards:
  • Golden Globe Award nomination for Most Promising Newcomer - Female (Reddy).

Notes/Trivia:
  • The first sequel to the 1970 blockbuster hit Airport, which kick-started the disaster movie craze of the 1970s. Two more sequels followed, Airport '77 and The Concorde... Airport '79. George Kennedy, as Columbia Air Line's Vice President of Operations Joe Patroni, appeared in all four films.
  • Gloria Swanson, who played herself in this, her final screen appearance, wrote all her own dialogue. Her first film in 22 years, it reunited Swanson with her Sunset Boulevard co-star Nancy Olsen. Greta Garbo had been approached to play the "aging movie star" role, but flat out refused. 
  • Joan Crawford was approached to play the role of the matronly alcoholic. However, she refused and the character was played by Myrna Loy.
  • Derided by critics upon its release, Airport 1975 was nonetheless a massive commercial success. With a budget of $3 million, the film made over $47 million at the box office, making it the sixth highest-grossing film of 1974.
  • Parodied on The Carol Burnett Show, in a sketch titled "Disaster '75", as well as the 1980 hit comedy Airplane!.
  • Included in the 1978 book The Fifty Worst Films of All Time. Also listed in Golden Raspberry Award founder John Wilson's book The Official Razzie Movie Guide as one of "The 100 Most Enjoyably Bad Movies Ever Made". Along with its fellow sequels Airport '77 and The Concorde... Airport '79, this film was inducted into the Razzie Awards' "Hall of Shame" in 1983.

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Saturday, September 13, 2014

Women in Revolt



1971 American Feature
Alternate Title: Andy Warhol's Women in Revolt

Cast: Candy Darling, Jackie Curtis, Holly Woodlawn, Jonathan Kramer, Michael Sklar, Maurice Braddell, Johnny Kemper, Marty Kove and Penny Arcade
Writer/Director: Paul Morrissey

Synopsis:
Three women — aloof heiress Candy, virginal intellectual Jackie and man-hating nymphomaniac Holly — join the militant feminist group P.I.G. (Politically Involved Girls).

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  • DVD: Available



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Notes/Trivia:
  • The last movie Andy Warhol himself filmed scenes for. During the filming, Jackie Curtis insisted that Warhol be behind the camera, otherwise she would not complete the film.

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Iron Ladies 2



2003 Thai Feature
Alternate Title: Satree lek 2

Cast: Kokkorn Benjathikoon, Giorgio Maiocchi, Chaicharn Nimpulsawasdi, Jesdaporn Pholdee, Sahaphap Tor and Shiriohana Hongsopon
Writer/Director: Yongyoot Thongkongtoon

Synopsis:
The Iron Ladies, a champion volleyball team consisting mostly of gay men, transvestites and transsexuals, face troubles caused by their newfound success and fame.

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  • DVD: Available



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Notes/Trivia:
  • Iron Ladies 2 is part sequel, part prequel as it flashes back to the how the players first met and became a team.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The Advocate's Top 175 Essential Films of All Time for LGBT Viewers




Everyone agrees a set of movies exists that are must-sees for any LGBT viewer. We just don't agree on which ones.


Dare ask a gay man for his list, and he's likely to rattle off a few that come to mind quickly and then make amendments to it for the rest of your adult lives. Women don't start with the same list. Some movies are incredibly impactful on depictions of trans people or those living with HIV, or mark major firsts in film. Some are too campy to ignore (at least not if you want to keep up at brunch). The bottom line is there are legions of reasons why a movie could be considered "essential" to the LGBT community.

We've ventured into the tricky territory of ranking which are most essential. To accomplish this feat, everyone on staff was asked for a top 10, then we asked readers for theirs, and finally began the arguing — always politely. Television movies aren't included (sorry, The Laramie Project, An Early Frost and Gia). Television series aren't included either (apologies to Tales of the City, Ab Fab, and Angels in America). The result is potentially a guide for anyone who wants to examine our roots through film.

Oh, and we reserve the right to amend it for the rest of our lives. — The Editors

Published June 23, 2014 on Advocate.com.

  1. Brokeback Mountain
  2. Milk
  3. Paris is Burning
  4. Cabaret
  5. The Boys in the Band
  6. Philadelphia
  7. Bound
  8. Desert Hearts
  9. Boys Don't Cry
  10. Parting Glances
  11. Making Love
  12. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
  13. But I'm a Cheerleader
  14. Maurice
  15. Gods and Monsters
  16. Beautiful Thing
  17. Longtime Companion
  18. All About Eve
  19. The Celluloid Closet
  20. Weekend
  21. My Beautiful Laundrette
  22. The Times of Harvey Milk
  23. The Wizard of Oz
  24. Auntie Mame
  25. Torch Song Trilogy
  26. Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  27. Latter Days
  28. Trick
  29. Shelter
  30. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  31. Capote
  32. The Women
  33. The Wedding Banquet
  34. My Own Private Idaho
  35. Big Eden
  36. Strangers on a Train
  37. Transamerica
  38. Another Country
  39. Victor/Victoria
  40. Get Real
  41. Love! Valour! Compassion!
  42. The Hours
  43. Pink Flamingos
  44. Thelma & Louise
  45. A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge
  46. High Art
  47. Blue is the Warmest Color
  48. Shortbus
  49. The Birdcage
  50. A Single Man
  51. Prick Up Your Ears
  52. Ma Vie en Rose
  53. Mysterious Skin
  54. Cruising
  55. Fried Green Tomatoes
  56. Valley of the Dolls
  57. C.R.A.Z.Y.
  58. Hairspray
  59. When Night is Falling
  60. The Last of Sheila
  61. Better Than Chocolate
  62. Jeffrey
  63. La Cage aux Folles
  64. Rope
  65. The Children's Hour
  66. To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
  67. Beginners
  68. Velvet Goldmine
  69. Rent
  70. The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy
  71. Bent
  72. The Talented Mr. Ripley
  73. Dallas Buyers Club
  74. Showgirls
  75. Some Like It Hot
  76. Were the World Mine
  77. Far from Heaven
  78. Querelle
  79. The Crying Game
  80. In & Out
  81. Tongues Untied
  82. Philomena
  83. Mommie Dearest
  84. X2: X-Men United
  85. Six Degrees of Separation
  86. Edge of Seventeen
  87. Go Fish
  88. Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss
  89. Party Monster
  90. Heathers
  91. It's My Party
  92. Sunday Bloody Sunday
  93. Lilies
  94. Heavenly Creatures
  95. Sunset Boulevard
  96. Victim
  97. How to Survive a Plague
  98. The Color Purple
  99. Best in Show
  100. Mean Girls
  101. Fame
  102. The Rules of Attraction
  103. Concussion
  104. Stonewall
  105. Happy Together
  106. We Were Here
  107. Pariah
  108. Different for Girls
  109. Tick Tock Lullaby
  110. Monster
  111. Law of Desire
  112. Kissing Jessica Stein
  113. Stranger Inside
  114. Mambo Italiano
  115. Yossi & Jagger
  116. Poison
  117. Rebecca
  118. The Hunger
  119. The Ritz
  120. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
  121. Grey Gardens
  122. Clueless
  123. Personal Best
  124. Rebel Without a Cause
  125. Steel Magnolias
  126. The Opposite of Sex
  127. Orlando
  128. Valentine Road
  129. A Streetcar Named Desire
  130. Gilda
  131. Imagine Me & You
  132. Kiss of the Spider Woman
  133. Priest
  134. The Living End
  135. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  136. The Sum of Us
  137. The Watermelon Woman
  138. Aimée & Jaguar
  139. Fire
  140. Bridegroom
  141. Death in Venice
  142. All About My Mother
  143. Yentl
  144. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
  145. Howl
  146. The Kids Are All Right
  147. Wigstock: The Movie
  148. De-Lovely
  149. Dog Day Afternoon
  150. Edward II
  151. Mildred Pierce
  152. Suddenly, Last Summer
  153. Southern Comfort
  154. The Incredibly True Adventure of 2 Girls in Love
  155. Sordid Lives
  156. A Home at the End of the World
  157. HellBent
  158. Carrington
  159. Scorpio Rising
  160. Mulholland Drive
  161. Lonesome Cowboys
  162. Love is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon
  163. The Killing of Sister George
  164. Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean
  165. ParaNorman
  166. Mädchen in Uniform
  167. Silkwood
  168. Show Me Love
  169. The World According to Garp
  170. I Shot Andy Warhol
  171. Lianna
  172. Red Without Blue
  173. Henry & June
  174. The Fox
  175. Claire of the Moon
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

BearCity 2: The Proposal



2012 American Feature

Cast: Joe Conti, Gerald McCullouch, Brian Keane, Stephen Guarino, Gregory Gunter, Jason Stuart, Richard Riehle and Kathy Najimy
Writer/Director: Douglas Langway

Synopsis:
Following the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York, Roger proposes to his boyfriend Tyler, and the gang embarks on a road trip to Provincetown, Massachusetts for Bear Week.

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  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available



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Monday, September 1, 2014

Fame



1980 American Feature

Cast: Irene Cara, Lee Curreri, Laura Dean, Paul McCrane, Barry Miller, Gene Anthony Ray, Maureen Teefy, Debbie Allen, Albert Hague and Anne Meara
Director: Alan Parker
Writer: Christopher Gore

Synopsis:
A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend the New York High School of Performing Arts.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 6/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 80% / Audience: 69%
  • OMG rating: 6/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available



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Awards:
  • Academy Awards for Best Original Score and Original Song ("Fame"); also nominated for Original Screenplay, Film Editing, Sound and Original Song ("Out Here On My Own").
  • BAFTA Award for Best Sound; also nominated for Best Direction, Film Music and Editing.
  • Golden Globe Awards for Best Original Song ("Fame"); also nominated for Best Motion Picture - Musical/Comedy, Actress - Musical/Comedy (Cara) and Original Score.
  • Writers Guild of America Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay - Drama.

Notes/Trivia:
  • The original screenplay was titled Hot Lunch until part-way through filming when director Alan Parker saw that a pornographic film showing on 42nd Street had the same title.
  • Casting Call: Tom Cruise, Emilio Estevez, Madonna, Michelle Pfeiffer and Patrick Swayze.
  • Fame is the first movie to have two songs nominated for the Best Original Song Academy Award.
  • A television series based on the film premiered on NBC in 1982; it moved to syndication the following year. Debbie Allen, Lee Curreri, Albert Hague and Gene Anthony Ray reprised their roles for the series, which won nine Emmy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards during its six seasons. A 1997 spin-off titled Fame L.A. aired in syndication for one season. Fame returned to NBC in the summer of 2003 as a reality competition series, à la American Idol.
  • Fame - The Musical, a stage musical adaptation created by the film's producer David De Silva, had its world premiere in 1988 in Miami, Florida. It was titled Fame on 42nd Street for its 2003-2004 Off-Broadway run. The story is significantly different from the film and, aside from the title song, it features a completely new score.
  • In 2004, "Fame" was ranked #51 on the American Film Institute's "100 Years, 100 Songs" list.
  • In 2006, Fame was ranked #92 on the American Film Institute's "100 Years, 100 Cheers" list.
  • A remake of Fame, starring Charles S. Dutton, Kelsey Grammer, Megan Mullally, Bebe Neuwirth and Debbie Allen (this time as the school's principal) was released in 2009 to generally negative reviews and poor box office returns.

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