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'Behind the Candelabra': An unblinking look at Liberace and his young lover

'Behind the Candelabra': An unblinking look at Liberace and his young lover

Behind the Candelabra HBO, $19.97; Blu-ray, $24.99 One of the best movies Steven Soderbergh has made in years, the HBO telepic "Behind The Candelabra" stars Matt Damon as Scott Thorson, a dog-trainer who in the late '70s became the romantic partner of superstar pianist Liberace, played by Michael Douglas. A decade ago, a film like this would've focused on the oddity of two men behaving like an old married couple, letting jealousy and long-held resentments keep them from being as happy together as they could be. But Soderbergh and screenwriter Richard LaGravenese pay more attention to the class, fame and talent disparity between Thorson and Liberace, making the movie...

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