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Alan Turing Comes Out In New Clip From 'The Imitation Game': VIDEO

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The man who broke the Nazi's Enigma code and conceived the modern computer was also, as they used to say, a "homosexual."

In this new clip from The Imitation Game, mathematician/genius Alan Turing (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) reveals his true nature while at a nightclub, chatting with a friend (played by Downton Abbey's Allen Leech). The scene is notable for the fact that it's Turing's friend who actually outs him, uttering the "H" word as Turing stumbles trying to explain his feelings towards his dancing date (a spinning Keira Knightley). Homosexuality at that time was illegal in the UK and Turing was persecuted and eventually prosecuted for it, leading to his tragic suicide.

The Imitation Game opened to strong reviews and huge audiences in four theatres last weekend, grossing a stunning $120,000 per screen average. By comparison, The Kings Speech opened in a similar number of theatres in 2010 grossing $88,000 per screen. The Weinstein Company is positioning the Turing biopic for awards season, and there has been big buzz about Cumberbatch being nominated for his first Oscar. However, there's also been some criticism of the film's lack of sex scenes for his character and the fact that some liberties were taken regarding Turing's relationship with the woman being discussed in the clip, who is apparently portrayed more as a failed romance than a friend. You can watch the full scene, AFTER THE JUMP...

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A Look Back at Some of the Many Films that Have Shined a Light on the AIDS Crisis: VIDEO

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In honor of World AIDS Day, HBO has released a new video highlighting some of the many films over the past three decades that have raised awareness about HIV/AIDS and the countless lives impacted by the AIDS crisis.

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Relive Your Favorite Middle-Earth Moments in 'The Hobbit' Legacy Trailer: VIDEO

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With the sixth and (presumably) final trip to Middle-earth right around the corner, what better time than now to take a trip down memory lane and revisit some of the great characters and scenes from Peter Jackson's epic cinematic masterpiece - as well as some new shots from the upcoming The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies

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And for more Hobbit goodness, be sure and check the new Empire magazine images AFTER THE JUMP featuring Luke Evans, Orlando Bloom, Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Elijah Wood, Richard Armitage and other stars from the fantasy series.  

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Indian Police Detain 167 Transgender Women After Bangalore Pride Protest: VIDEO

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Indian police initiated a "crackdown" on public begging that resulted in the jailing of 167 hijras, which are transgender Indian women and also third gender identifiers, in a Hoysalas beggars colony located on the outskirts of Bangalore reports The Advocate and LGBT Indian news source Orinam. The crackdown began a day after Bangalore's Pride parade concluded. An anti-begging law enacted in 1975 under the Karnataka Prohibition of Beggary Act declares that detained beggars must go to a "relief center" for "rehabilitation" and stay there for a total of three years.

Fortunately, police later released all 167 hijras after they wrote guarantees saying that they will no longer ask strangers for money or food however, India's LGBT community believes the crackdown is a response directed toward the community after protests staged at Bangalore's Pride parade denounced the recriminalization of homosexuality that occurred in December 2013. Nearly 2,000 hijras and their supporters marched to the town hall on Wednesday to protest the actions of police after the crackdown sweep that occurred on Monday.

Orinam is calling for an inquiry, claiming that many of the hijras were not actively begging-many were going about their daily chores at the time they were taken into custody. Orinam also claims police barged into hijra homes, dragging them out onto the street. Critics of the anti-begging law claim that it makes looking poor a criminal act, leaving hijras susceptible to incarceration because they're often considered "untouchables," that do not have access to certain forms and levels of employment. Although all 167 of those detained were quickly released, many are fearful that hijra arrests will continue in the coming weeks.

The news come as nearly a thousand LGBT advocates and allies marched through New Delhi today, the first parade in the Indian capital since the Supreme Court recriminalized homosexuality.  

Film maker and photographer Luigi Storto released a trailer almost a year ago for his film "Naleena," about hijra life and the unique procedure a hijra undergoes to "renounce" one's gender. Watch the intriguing trailer, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton Have an Old Testament Face Off in 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' TV Spot: VIDEO

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As we prepare for another Hollywood-ified Bible lesson, don't be surprised if some right-wing loon criticizes the film for not blaming the environmental calamities on the gays like they did with Noah

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Exodus: Gods and Kings, starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, John Tuturro, Ben Kingsley, Sigourney Weaver, and Indira Varma, arrives in theaters December 12. 

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Joe Wright's Peter Pan Origins Story With Hugh Jackman and Garrett Hedlund Takes Flight: WATCH

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Released Tuesday, a trailer for Joe Wright's latest film extravaganza, Pan, takes you into a re-imagined origins story for the beloved character of children's literature:

Offering a new take on the origin of the classic characters created by J.M. Barrie, the action adventure follows the story of an orphan who is spirited away to the magical Neverland. There, he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny—to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan. 

Wright's previous films include the lush and lavish Pride and Prejudice, Atonement and Anna Karenina.

The film's A-list cast includes Hugh Jackman as Blackbeard, hunky Garrett Hedlund as a young James Hook, and the Girl with a Dragon Tattoo, Rooney Mara, as Tiger Lily. Newcomer Levi Miller takes on the eponymous role of Peter.

Greg Berlanti is producing alongside Sarah Schechter and Paul Webster.

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