Congratulations to Matthew McConaughey for winning the best actor Oscar for Dallas Buyers Club! The film and his fine performance highlight a simple, fundamental moral principle that is being lost in America: It’s your life.
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Ron and Rayon from Dallas Buyers Club.
Dallas buyers club - Jean-Marc Vallée (2013) by Yido
Russia's biggest television station last night cancelled its live broadcast of the Oscars ceremony due to the current international crisis in Ukraine.
State-run Channel One said it would broadcast a recorded version of the show in the early hours of Tuesday morning instead. A spokesman said: “Due to a large number of news reports on the situation around the autonomous republic of Crimea and Ukraine and due to the viewers’ increased interest in news, Channel One considers the live broadcasting of the Oscar ceremony for five hours to be inappropriate, especially in the early morning hours, when the maximum amount of news broadcasting is done.”
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So this week, I watched DBC again: I remain convinced that it is not only a good film in general, but also one that is “good for the community” in ways both obvious and subtle. In fact, I think DBC is so good on queer issues that I’m beginning to suspect that it’s the assumptions and motives of the detractors that are problematic.