Drag queen dreams come to life in 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie'

  • Jamie (Max Harwood) knows exactly who he wants to be in "Everybody's Talking About Jamie."

    Jamie (Max Harwood) knows exactly who he wants to be in "Everybody's Talking About Jamie." Courtesy of Amazon Studios

 
 
Posted9/17/2021 7:00 AM

"Everybody's Talking About Jamie," a predictable and glossy "Billy Elliot"-like musical of British working-class aspiration that's nevertheless a joy, is the kind of movie that might have once been made about the trials of coming out as a young gay man. But Jamie, and Max Harwood's winning performance as the title character, belong to a different, more modern era.

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