Sly Precursors to Gay Liberation: "Born to Be Bad" on Notebook
Born to Be Bad is the bitchier, far less-well-behaved sister of All about Eve , which just so happened to come out the same year. Christabel Cain Joan Fontaine has to be the most passive-aggressive Social Climber a popular role for women in 30s and 40s cinema to ever grace the screen.
The first time I saw this film I couldn't understand why it wasn't more famous.
It might resemble Born to Be Bad , a noirish melodrama about a woman unrepentantly destroying the lives of others for her own financial and sexual gratification.
BBC - Future - ‘I am gay – but I wasn’t born this way’
Not Just Movies: Born to Be Bad (Nicholas Ray, )
5 Reasons LGBT People Should Stop Saying We Were 'Born This Way'
Is sexuality purely the result of our biology? Brandon Ambrosino argues that simplistic explanations have ignored the fluid, shape-shifting nature of our desires.