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Going Down in LA-LA Land (2011)

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A fresh face comes to Hollywood to act in movies but only the gay porn studios are eager to provide him with work.

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Himself
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Based on the novel by Andy Zeffer, "Going Down in LA-LA Land" is a riveting and uncensored look at Hollywood. It is a story that reveals how friendships sustain us and keep us going. It is a tale that reflects our celebrity-obsessed culture. It is a revealing look at some people's desire to be loved, adored, and adulated at any cost. Readers have grown to adore the flawed and imperfect, yet earnest and likable characters of Adam and Candy. Now movie audiences will have the same opportunity to follow their rocky ride through Hollywood, and all the laughs that go along with it. Written by Adam Bentley

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All he wanted was a little adulation

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The production was partly funded on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter. Surpassing its goal of $10.000 by raising $14.593 in 28 days. See more »

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Candy: He ate my flesh. It was awesome.
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Love in LaLaLand
Written by Carly Robyn Green/John-Mark Seltzer
Artist Carly Robyn Green
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The Gay Cinderella Story
2 July 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I liked the movie for being mostly light-hearted, but still posing some serious issues (coming out, entourage, drugs).

The film has its share of gay stereotypes, all in good fun. You have the fag hag, the gossipers at the bar, and the not-so-common hag-of-the-other- fag (more or less) which obviously starts on the wrong foot with the protagonist.

Still, the movie is not entirely predictable and the acting, while slightly over the top at times, makes it worthwhile.

It's not ground-breaking, yet not cheesy. A really good movie to watch at home on that day when you feel tired and need something to lift up your spirits.


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