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If You Like “300,” Are You Gay? The Issue of Homoeroticism in Heroic Films

Dude, does this mean I’m gay? If this is the case, I’m going to need a new wardrobe and start listening to techno. While there are only 5 comments, I am sure since this just made it to the front page that there will be more comments.

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It’s no surprise that the most serious and ambitious surf movies convey a traditional and heroic ethos. And it’s probably no surprise that they sometimes share a peculiar fate with other films that offer idealized portraits of heroic masculinity, such as this year’s 300
—the tendency to have clueless film critics misread them as “homoerotic.”

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June 29, 2007 - Posted by | Social Bookmarking

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