Book to Screen and the Golden Globes

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By now, we’ve all heard about the going-ons at the 75th Golden Globes earlier this week. It was a night of protests, both silent and very, very vocal. It was a platform for women to call out the men of Hollywood… and yes, in typical award show fashion, there was plenty of bad humor.

Call Me By Your Name by André AcimanBut I want to take a moment to talk not about the celebrities wearing black, but instead about a gorgeous queer book that became a gorgeous queer movie… a movie that was nominated for Best Motion Picture – Drama.

That book (and movie) is, of course, Call Me By Your Name, written by André Aciman and adapted to screen by James Ivory and Luca Guadagnino.

Rita wrote a glowing review of the book this past summer, where she called it, “heartbreaking” and “beautifully written”. You can check out her full review of the book here.

But I want to take a minute to talk about this movie, and how amazing it is to see this queer story nominated for one of the biggest awards in Hollywood.

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