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Southern Movie 19: “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil”

Though the subject is more passé since the legalization of same-sex marriage, mainstream acknowledgment of homosexuals, bisexuals, and drag queens was not common in the late 1990s. And that was what made this month’s Southern Movie shocking in its day. Directed by Clint Eastwood, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil is based on the book of the same name by John Berendt and set in then-present day Savannah, Georgia. The film follows the story of Jim Williams (Kevin Spacey), an exceptionally wealthy, closeted gay man who kills his unseemly lover, Billy… Read more Southern Movie 19: “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil”