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Once Risky, 'Danish Girl' Movie Catches Transgender Zeitgeist

"Risky" was a word British director Tom Hooper heard a lot when he was trying to get "The Danish Girl" made seven years ago. Yet when the movie about a pioneering 1920s transgender woman arrives in U.S. movie theaters this week, it catches a shift in the cultural zeitgeist that is expected to help take the film and its stars all the way to the Oscars. "I saw it as a small passion project. A labor of love," said Hooper, whose "The King's...

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