The Celluloid Closet

1996, Movie, R, 102 mins

The Celluloid Closet
A rare treat and a potential revelation for movie buffs of every persuasion. When Vito Russo's The Celluloid Closet was published in 1981, its comprehensive compendium of gay stereotypes and subterfuges in movie history -- delivered with ruefully biting wit -- was groundbreaking. In 1996 it's old hat. That quibble aside, this film has one glorious asset Russo's book lacked: clips, clips and more clips. DRACULA'S DAUGHTER seducing a dewy young model. Jane Russell trying to vamp a gym full of curiously aloof bodybuilders in GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES. Laurence Olivier putting the moves on hunky slave boy Tony Curtis in SPARTACUS. Harry Hamlin and Michael Ontkean...
Released: 1996 Rated: R Length: 102 mins

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