Film & TV

Joshua Tree, 1951 Resurrects James Dean in South Beach Tonight

Of all of the hot-shot pop stars and the oh-too-handsome pretty boys who walk the red carpet at today's Hollywood premieres, none can hold a candle to the original Hollywood bad boy, James Dean.

In the fickle world of Hollywood, longevity is king, and Dean has had one of the most enduring careers that Tinseltown has ever known. It's nearly impossible to make it through a day without confronting an image of James Dean himself or the rebellious look he made popular. Though Dean's life came to an abrupt end at age 24, in his wake he left an indelible impression that is still vivid nearly six decades later.

Tonight, the Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival presents filmmaker Matthew Mishory's Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean as part of it's GLOW Film Series.

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Kareem Tabsch