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AIDS drama 'Normal Heart' recalls days of 'gay plague'
AIDS drama 'Normal Heart' recalls days of 'gay plague'

The Normal Heart HBO, $19.97; Blu-ray, $24.99 This year's Primetime Emmy ceremony — airing Monday — figures to prominently feature the star-studded HBO movie "The Normal Heart," which is up for nearly every major award in the miniseries/movie categories. Adapting Larry Kramer's Tony-winning play about the early days of the AIDS crisis in New York, director Ryan Murphy (creator of "Glee" and "American Horror Story") cast Mark Ruffalo as a writer who creates friction within his own community when he starts pushing for answers from the medical and political establishment abut the so-called gay plague. Matt Bomer, Taylor Kitsch, Jim Parsons...

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