The film has also garnered some "straightwash" pushback — the accusation that the movie diluted its gay source material to make itself more palatable to straight audiences — as the conversation about this film falling into a Hollywood trend of preferring to cast straight actors in prominent LGB roles is slowly gaining momentum. This is a new manifestation of an old story — critically-lauded LGB-themed films of past few years like Moonlight and Carol also starred straight actors. To convince Hollywood executives and casting directors that LGB-themed films with LGB actors playing LGB roles can be critically and commercially successful across wide audiences, entertainment insiders and consumers alike can use their money, influence and social media platforms to support, promote, and elevate LGB-inclusive content, while using those same resources to push back against content they find exclusionary. What about giving me one for playing a straight man?
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One of its latest videos is a poetic look a modern day homophobia. The poem explores things many gay people will know if they show public displays of affection. Time For Love explores homophobia in modern society, and also the concept of normality.
That looks to continue with his latest film, Young Hunter, which follows in the footsteps of his other extremely watchable gay-themed films, such as Plan B , Absent , Hawaii and Taekwondo. Ezequiel turns from prey to hunter against his own will and begins a seduction work on Juan Ignacio. Take a look at the trailer below.