Gay love stories on film: ''Wilde''
THE STORY Legendary playwright Oscar Wilde (Stephen Fry, right) and his unstable younger lover Lord Alfred Douglas (Jude Law, left) struggle to keep their love alive and Alfred's father at bay in late-19th-century London.
WHY IT'S MEMORABLE Law's Alfred can be a petulant brat, but the characters' longing to shout about the love that dare not speak its name is palpable, particularly during a barely disguised date where ordering lobster and fois gras becomes an act of social defiance.
WHAT EW SAID ''Well over six feet tall, ungainly yet self-possessed, with a sad, fleshy face and a keen intellect of his own, the gifted screenwriter-comedian-novelist and actor [Fry]...brings dignity and delicacy to the part.'' C+ (Read the review)