History Film / Milk

16th Jan '16 4:21:01 PM tandra88
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->''"My name is Harvey Milk and I'm here to recruit you!"''
27th May '15 7:50:14 AM Aquila89
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'''''Milk''''' is a 2008 film, that was directed by Gus Van Sant and stars Creator/SeanPenn, Emile Hirsch, James Franco, and Creator/JoshBrolin.
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'''''Milk''''' is a 2008 film, that was directed by Gus Van Sant and stars Creator/SeanPenn, Emile Hirsch, James Franco, Creator/JamesFranco, and Creator/JoshBrolin.
20th May '15 4:19:01 PM nombretomado
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Milk was nominated for countless awards, and won 2 [[AcademyAward Oscars]] for original screenplay and lead actor, Penn's second win. It was also nominated for picture, director, and supporting actor (Brolin).
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Milk was nominated for countless awards, and won 2 [[AcademyAward [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Oscars]] for original screenplay and lead actor, Penn's second win. It was also nominated for picture, director, and supporting actor (Brolin).
18th Feb '15 5:23:09 PM LtFedora
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* DragQueen: None of the major characters, but they can be seen in the background of all the major protests. And of course, preforming in Harvey's larger-than-life [[spoiler: last]] birthday party.
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* DragQueen: None of the major characters, but they can be seen in the background of all the major protests. And of course, preforming performing in Harvey's larger-than-life [[spoiler: last]] birthday party.
29th Dec '14 10:56:55 AM Anata
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* DragQueen: None of the major characters, but they can be seen in the background of all the major protests.
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* DragQueen: None of the major characters, but they can be seen in the background of all the major protests. And of course, preforming in Harvey's larger-than-life [[spoiler: last]] birthday party.

* {{Gayborhood}}: Justified due to the setting, since it was Harvey's base of political support.
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* {{Gayborhood}}: Justified due to the setting, since it was Harvey's base of political support. After all, Castro is the original Gayborhood * GayConservative: According to Scott, Milk himself was originally one. A more played straight kind of example is David Goodstein.

* MayDecemberRomance: Harvey is in his early 40s, while at least one of his boyfriends appears to be in his early-to-mid 20s (who even starts their relationship by asserting he doesn't date guys over 40).
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* MayDecemberRomance: Harvey is in his early 40s, while at least one of his boyfriends appears to be in his early-to-mid 20s (who even starts their relationship by asserting he doesn't date guys over 40). It seems Jack is about Scott's age.

* TalkingDownTheSuicidal: Harvey talks Paul, a disabled gay kid, out of killing himself.
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* TalkingDownTheSuicidal: Harvey talks Paul, a disabled gay kid, out of killing himself.himself before his parent send him off to a CureYourGays institution.

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* TalkingDownTheSuicidal: Harvey talks Paul, ThoseTwoGuys: Plabich and Rivaldo - never get any screen time alone. [[WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue epilogue]] shows they became partners in a disabled gay kid, out of killing himself.political consulting firm. * TokenLesbian: Anne Kronenberg, the campaign manager. ** Also, a played down ButchLesbian. (It is [[AdaptationalAttractiveness Alison Pill]], after all).

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* TalkingDownTheSuicidal: Harvey talks Paul, TheTwink: Several examples - photographer Danny Nicoletta definitely qualifies, and Jack is more if a disabled gay kid, out of killing himself.BrokenBird example. Cleve is depicted as one in his first appearance.
15th Dec '14 1:49:02 PM creader
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* IronyAsSheIsCast: Anti-gay state senator John Briggs is played by openly gay actor Creator/DenisOHare
14th Sep '14 6:10:11 PM BadSplice
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http://static.[[quoteright:300:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/harvey-milk-sean-penn_2956.jpg jpg]] [[caption-width-right:300:"I'm Harvey Milk, and I'm here to recruit you!"]]

* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Maybe a smidge, but the photomontage at the end shows that they got the likenesses really close. And the performances are excellent across the board, so it's easy to forgive.
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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Maybe a smidge, but the photomontage photo montage at the end shows that they got the likenesses really close. And the performances are excellent across the board, so it's easy to forgive.forgive. * ArmoredClosetGay: Harvey's take on Dan.

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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Maybe a smidge, BittersweetEnding: Harvey is killed by Dan, but becomes a gay rights icon in the photomontage at the end shows that they got the likenesses really close. And the performances are excellent across the board, so it's easy to forgive.process.

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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: Maybe a smidge, but HowWeGotHere: The film is showing what happened leading up to the photomontage at the end shows that they got the likenesses really close. And the performances are excellent across the board, so it's easy to forgive.news of Harvey being killed.
6th Sep '14 4:40:36 AM nelec
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* IronyAsSheIsCast: Anti-gay state senator John Briggs is played by openly gay actor Denis O'Hare.
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* IronyAsSheIsCast: Anti-gay state senator John Briggs is played by openly gay actor Denis O'Hare.Creator/DenisOHare
17th Jan '14 7:39:08 AM dilbert719
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Corrected typo.
-->Moscone: You know who you sounded like just now? Boss Tweed. Or Mayor Daly.
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-->Moscone: You know who you sounded like just now? Boss Tweed. Or Mayor Daly.Daley.
12th Dec '13 7:09:36 PM hullflyer
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* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Judging by the scenes that weren't archive footage, there was exactly one (1) woman fighting for her rights alongside Milk. Even the crowd scenes had more dragqueens than women.
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* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Judging by the scenes that weren't archive footage, there was exactly one (1) woman fighting for her rights alongside Milk. Even the crowd scenes had more dragqueens drag queens than women.
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