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Stonewall: Selma for Gays It’s Not!

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The Stonewall riots were to the gay rights movement what Selma was to the civil rights movement –the catalytic moment when young, hopeless young gays shrugged off the blend in to fit in approach that gotten them nowhere and cried out, ‘Enough!’

Give the importance of the riots, and considering who made the film, Stonewall is depressingly shallow and muddled. Even worse, the bonus features – that could have been highly instructive for anyone new to the story – are little more than self-congratulatory ephemera.

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