Take a look ahead at all the major movie releases coming to theaters and streaming this season. See the list. MCU fans, here are some streaming picks to watch while you wait for the next episode of " The Falcon and the Winter Solider. Watch the video. The son of a Baptist preacher unwillingly participates in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents. This adaptation takes a lot of liberties with the story from the book, which is certainly common enough and can lead to a more entertaining film.
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A n open, generous performance from Lucas Hedges carries this earnestly intended movie from writer-director Joel Edgerton , who has adapted the memoir by Garrard Conley about his painful experiences in a Christian anti-gay conversion camp for teenagers in Arkansas. Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe play the deeply upset Christian parents of year-old Jared Hedges and Edgerton himself plays the unspeakable camp director, Victor Sykes. This is a movie without the comedy and lightness that Desiree Akhavan brought to her own recent movie on the subject, The Miseducation of Cameron Post , about a young woman. The contrast may have something to do with gender difference. Jared is an only child adored by his dad, a lay preacher with a car dealership, and his sweet-natured, traditional mom. But he is concealing his sexual identity from them.
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He eventually became an international star with projects like L. A role in the stage musical Blood Brothers in led to Crowe's first feature film, Blood Oath , released in the U. His other early films included The Crossing , which marked his first leading role, and The Efficiency Expert , released in the U. His next and equally iconoclastic role was as a gay plumber living with his widowed father in The Sum of Us That same year, he played SID 6.