The Hot Sheet

BY Advocate.com Editors

December 10 2010 8:00 AM ET

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DVDs

JOAN RIVERS: A PIECE OF WORK X90 | ADVOCATE.COM

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work —  As is evident from the opening close-up of the 77-year-old comic's face without makeup, directors Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg were given unlimited access to the groundbreaking comedian. Their documentary offers fans a warts-and-all peek into her life, revealing an unexpectedly poignant figure.

EDIE & THEA A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT X300 | ADVOCATE.COM

Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement —  Last year's acclaimed documentary follows a feisty lesbian couple from their early years together in the '60s until they were finally allowed to marry in Toronto in 2007. Thea's death from MS, which left Edie with a massive debt in estate taxes, has made headlines and makes the heartfelt documentary resonate even more.

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