queer cinema Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

Orientation opposites: should straight actors be allowed to play gay?

6th January 2022

Margaret Hartness explains why sexual orientation should not stunt screen talent. In 2015, at a press conference for his film Legend, Tom Hardy quietly shut down a reporter who asked about his sexuality with one simple question: “Why?”. Why was it anyone’s business? The reporter had no answer to give. Or, if he did, his ...