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Outrage (2014) You'd expect a documentary about closeted gay politicians who hide their sexuality behind virulently antigay voting records to be a diatribe. But Kirby Dick's furious,… R PT95M Documentary
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Outrage (2014)

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Outrage | CLOSETED POLITICS: Barney Frank in ''Outrage''
CLOSETED POLITICS: Barney Frank in ''Outrage''
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Rated: R; Length: 95 Minutes; Genre: Documentary

You'd expect a documentary about closeted gay politicians who hide their sexuality behind virulently antigay voting records to be a diatribe. But Kirby Dick's furious, deft, revealing film is 
humane enough to separate the sinner from the sin. The movie excoriates the hypocrisy of 
self-hating gay lawmakers (several of whom it outs), yet it also explores the burden of the public closet. The interviews in Outrage weave a history of the gay 
underground of American power, with the former New Jersey governor James McGreevey striking a high note of confessional eloquence. A–

Originally posted May 05, 2009 Published in issue #1047 May 15, 2009 Order article reprints