Aug 01, 2012 03:03 EDT
The Locarno Film Festival is perhaps the world's most discreet, but also among the most glamorous, held in a small Swiss town every summer on the shores of Lake Maggiore.
Jul 19, 2012 20:00 EDT
Stephen Ira, the son of actors Warren Beatty and Annette Bening, has released a video in which he discusses transitioning. Stephen Ira, the son of actors Warren Beatty and Annette Bening, has released a video in which he discusses transitioning. In the video, the 20-year-old Ira answered questions submitted via the website WeHappyTrans. ?My name is Stephen,? he started. ?I identify as a trans man, a faggy queen, a homosexual, a queer, a nerd fighter, a writer, an artist and guy who needs a haircut.? When asked who has been most supportive of his decision to transition, Ira answered: ?My friends, my peers who I'm lucky to have had relationships with since high school, which is when I came out.? Ira also said he admires writer Truman Capote's style. ?My style icons by the way include Truman Capote with like the long nelly scarves and also any male-identified person who wears thigh-highs or garters ? the world belongs to you,? he said. Ira's trans roles models, he said, include the late a
Oct 14, 2011 20:00 EDT
The Oscar-nominated lesbian moms film 'The Kids Are All Right' is coming to cabler HBO as a series. ?The Oscar-nominated lesbian moms film The Kids Are All Right ? which starred Annette Bening, Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo ? is coming to cabler Home Box Office (HBO) as a series. According to Nikki Finke's Deadline.com, an hour-long weekly drama based on the film is being developed by the premier cable network. Lisa Cholodenko, who directed the movie and, along with Stuart Blumberg, co-wrote the film based loosely on her own experience, is on board to write the pilot. ?I'm told that it will continue the adventures of the five main characters,? the site wrote. In The Kids Are All Right, the family dynamics of long-term lesbian couple Nic (played by Annette Bening) and Jules (Julianne Moore) is altered in unexpected ways when their teenage children, Laser (Josh Hutcherson) and Joni (Mia Wasikowska), seek out Paul (Mark Ruffalo, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Shutter Island), th
May 15, 2011 01:08 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The lesbian family drama "The Kids Are All Right," about a couple whose lives are disrupted when their children seek out their sperm donor dad, won GLAAD's outstanding film award on Saturday.
Apr 05, 2011 20:00 EDT
America's first drag queen superstar RuPaul says Annette Bening was robbed of her Oscar. America's first drag queen superstar RuPaul says Annette Bening was robbed of her Oscar. Bening's performance as a lesbian mother trying to keep her family together in The Kids Are All Right lost the Best Actress Oscar to Natalie Portman's portrayal of a lesbian ballerina in Director Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan. RuPaul's outrageous reality show RuPaul's Drag Race, which airs on all-gay cabler Logo, searches for America's next superstar drag queen. In an interview with New York Magazine, RuPaul said he believes his show is too risky for Emmy consideration. ?As you well know, it's about politics, I understood that!? RuPaul said. ?Actually, at breakfast this morning, I was talking about how Annette Bening must be so angry right now. She was fucking robbed!? ?Oh, she knows, she understands it. But at some point, you have to say to yourself, 'Fuck these bitches!' It's ridiculous.? ?That's what it is.
Feb 28, 2011 10:50 EST
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "True Grit" was left in the dust at the Oscars on Sunday, failing to win a single prize despite receiving 10 nominations.
Feb 28, 2011 06:52 EST
Royal drama "The King's Speech" was crowned with Oscars gold on Sunday, taking three of the top Academy Award prizes, including best actor for Colin Firth.
Feb 28, 2011 01:51 EST
From Penelope Cruz's stunning red to Gwyneth Paltrow in subdued silver, all eyes were on the fashion choices as Hollywood's A-listers hit the Oscars red carpet.
Feb 28, 2011 01:09 EST
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Natalie Portman won the Oscar as best actress on Sunday for her role as an unhinged ballerina in the thriller "Black Swan," denying Annette Bening the golden statuette for the fourth time in her career.
Feb 28, 2011 01:05 EST
21:58 PST: What the commentators will be talking about: Was the show-all, tell-all nature of this year's Oscars too much, with all its live streaming and online interactivity? Did it reduce what little element of surprise was left? What mystery is left when you can get an App to watch blurry footage of the after parties?
Feb 27, 2011 23:20 EST
2011 PST: Hathaway and Franco are back, still in the same clothes. They welcome Jeff Bridges, last year's best actor Oscar winner and a nominee this year, who introduces the best actress nominees: Annette Bening for The Kids Are All Right, Nicole Kidman for Rabbit Hole, Jennifer Lawrence for Winter's Bone, Natalie Portman for Black Swan and Michelle Williams for Blue Valentine. Bridges addresses each actress in the audience personally and praises their work. Then he announces the winner - and it's Natalie Portman!
Feb 27, 2011 19:39 EST
Hollywood's brightest stars finally hit the red carpet Sunday for the climax of its annual awards season, with British royal drama "The King's Speech" hoping to be crowned with Oscars glory.
Feb 27, 2011 19:19 EST
Hollywood held its breath Sunday ahead of the Academy Awards, the climax of its annual prizes season, with British royal drama "The King's Speech" the frontrunner to be crowned with Oscars glory.
Feb 26, 2011 19:00 EST
Gay-themed movies were among the winners at Saturday night's Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California. Gay-themed movies were among the winners at Saturday night's Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California. Director Darren Aronofsky's much heralded thriller Black Swan was the big winner, taking home the best picture prize. Oscar-nominated Aronofsky also won the prize for directing. The film's leading lady, Natalie Portman, won the best actress prize for her portrayal of a lesbian ballerina. The writers behind the lesbian moms flick The Kids Are All Right, Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg, won for best screenplay. Oscar co-host James Franco took home the best actor prize for his role in 127 Hours. The Kids Are All Right and Black Swan are also among the ten films nominated for the Oscar best picture, and Portman will compete against Annette Bening, who stars as a lesbian mother trying to hold her family together in The Kids Are All Right, in the best actress
Feb 25, 2011 18:14 EST
Winning an Oscar will taste even sweeter for some films up for Hollywood's highest honors Sunday -- many less commercial movies struggle to get financed, and will savor success all the more intensely.
Feb 23, 2011 21:29 EST
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Who will take home Oscar statuettes on Sunday. Based on behind-the-scenes info, The Hollywood Reporter picks the winners in the key races.
Feb 23, 2011 02:38 EST
Fashion fans are in a frenzy as Hollywood counts down to the Oscars, with designers and jewelers vying to provide the gorgeous gowns and fabulous gems on the red carpet next Sunday night.
Feb 16, 2011 17:22 EST
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Having marched through Hollywood's major guild awards with hardly a misstep, royal film "The King's Speech" has in past weeks been a frontrunner to sweep through the Oscars, but that may be about to change.
Feb 13, 2011 05:05 EST
With the Oscars just two weeks away, Colin Firth will be hoping to sweep the board at the BAFTAs in London on Sunday where his role as the stammering monarch in "The King's Speech" is up for 14 awards.
Feb 12, 2011 19:31 EST
LONDON (Reuters Life!) - "The King's Speech," in which Colin Firth plays stammering King George VI, is the bookmakers' favorite to be crowned best film at Britain's top movie accolades the BAFTA awards on Sunday.