Studio 54 ★★★★

Tyrnauer lovingly portrays the pair’s unlikely friendship and how they created a club where the LGBT community had a safe haven during the toxic 1970s. As interviewee (and regular Studio 54 attendee) Nile Rogers puts it: “Once you walked through those doors, you were free.” But behind the glitz and glamour, Tyrnauer makes it abundantly clear it was also a very ugly place, with Rubell only allowing people – who desperately queued in the cold – inside based on their attractiveness or social standing. Passing anecdotes reveal some patrons were even forced to exchange sexual favours for entry, with the venue striking a fine balance between being classless and classist.

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