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Lovelace (2013) vs. The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)

August 8, 2013 Arthur Tiersky 5

Did you know that some of the top sex symbols of our time started out as ordinary, innocent girls with perfectly wholesome upbringings?

You did?

Oh, well, did you know 1940s and ’50s fashions were really smokin’, and ’70s fashions were utterly hideous?

Yeah, of course you did.

Okay, but did you know how good Gretchen Mol and Amanda Seyfried look naked?

Aha! Now I’ve got your attent— […]

Milk (2008) -vs- Philadelphia (1993)

December 15, 2008 Sherry Coben 7

The Smackdown As Proposition 8 protesters take to California streets, Gus Van Sant’s Milk reminds us that we’ve been here before. Thirty years ago, the religious right-backed Proposition 6 was defeated by the first wave […]