Pose (Ryan Murphy does Paris is Burning)

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  1. Phoenix

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    This looks good
     
  2. ameraal

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    i think it looks overly glossy and sanitised and quite tone-deaf.
    ryan murphy is so hit and miss.
     
  3. Phoenix

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    Why tone deaf?
     
  4. Jark

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    It looks potentially quite fun but the tone of the trailer is all over the shop
     
  5. ameraal

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    from the trailer it looks like the people on the ballroom scene were something glamorous almost fancy. i don't see any of the grit or indeed "realness" of what paris is burning showed. the whole thing looks like a 00s fashion shoot recreating ball culture.
     
  6. KindaCool

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    Is this actually based on Paris Is Burning or anything? Or was Phoenix just making a connection?

    It looks commercial and dilute as fuck, but all social trends/movement eventually become that way. So while I probably won't watch it, at least it's carrying drag forward. I'd rather have what looks like a corny drag Step Up than nothing at all and drag just fading away into obscurity as another fad.
     
  7. Suedey

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    Worst.
     
  8. Dark Carnival

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    So is anyone watching this? I'm up to episode 6, it's a bit sappy in places but I'm loving it. Episode 6 is especially moving.
     
  9. Phoenix

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    I plan on watching it eventually, I just don't have the time. It's getting a good reception and has been renewed for season 2.
     
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    so does it do the misery of our brothers and sisters justice or is it all FAB AND GLAM DARLING as the trailer suggests?
     
  12. Dark Carnival

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    I'd say say it's both really. There's definitely glam but it also touches on the subjects of poverty, HIV, acceptance of gay and trans people, etc.
     

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