Hot Sheet: Efron, Gaga, Basquiat

BY Advocate.com Editors

July 30 2010 5:55 PM ET

Movies

ZAC EFRON CHARLIE ST. CLOUD X390 (PUB) | ADVOCATE.COM

Charlie St. Cloud Zac Efron attempts the transition from teen idol to movie star with his starring role in Charlie St. Cloud, the story of a college student’s relationship with his dead brother. Reviews have been mixed to poor, with critics saying Efron has a way to go before he can start carrying the weight of a movie. But with most of the film taking place on the water, look for the actor to spend a fair amount of time flaunting his most famous assets.

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT THE RADIANT CHILD X390 | ADVOCATE.COM

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child — Director and friend Tamra Davis centers her documentary on the life of artist Basquiat on a rare interview with him from more than 20 years ago, spliced together with interviews from those who knew him best. From his rise to “rock-star status” in the early ’80s to his friendship with Andy Warhol to his sudden death from a heroin overdose in 1988, Davis goes inside the mind of this tragic talent. Click here for showtimes around the country.

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