Ten Reasons to Watch The Oscars Tonight

Just a few of the reasons gay viewers should tune into tonight's 85th annual Oscar telecast.

BY Christopher Rudolph

February 22 2013 2:29 AM ET UPDATED: February 24 2013 1:29 PM ET

 
Paranorman's Out Director
 
This category belongs to Disney this year with their three films Wreck-It-Ralph, Brave, and Frankenweenie leading the race to gold, but Paranorman (the most awarded animated film in 2012) really deserves more than an honorable mention. Gay writer and co-director Chris Butler's brilliant stop motion animation tale of a boy who sees ghosts and fights bullies was a delightful John Carpenter meets John Hughes treat, and featured the first out gay lead character in mainstream American animated movie.
 
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