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What A Difference A Year Makes: Brett Ratner Gets Major GLAAD Honor

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Tower Heist" director Brett Ratner is set to receive a huge honor from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. According to ...

Brett Ratner May Direct MTV History Movie

Posted 05.16.2012 | Entertainment

If you had to pick someone to direct a movie depicting the messy, GTL-esque history of MTV, who would you go with? If you chose Brett Ratner, you win!...

Poll Position: Should Brett Ratner Resigned From The Oscars And Would You Have Watched If He Hadn't?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Since we've launched our new Poll Position series we've asked you to sound off on glitter bombing and closeted celebrities. This week, in honor of ...

Brett Ratner Teams With GLAAD For 'Coming Out' Video Campaign

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

As part of an effort to redeem himself after last year's infamous Q&A gaffe, "Tower Heist" director Brett Ratner has teamed up with the Gay and Lesbia...

Brett Ratner: More Skeletons In The Closet?

Vulture | Claude Brodesser | Posted 01.16.2012 | Entertainment

Before his brash comments made Brett Ratner persona non grata at the Oscars, he was just a simple Everyman director hoping his anti-capitalist-greed m...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

There were three big stories this week: the sex abuse scandal at Penn State, Mississippi voters' rejection of the so-called personhood amendment, and "the, uh, what's the third one there? Let's see... sorry. Oops." Wait, I just remembered the third one: Rick Perry's epic debate brain freeze! Over in Hollywood, the Academy Awards had more drama than a Best Picture winner, with show producer Brett Ratner self-immolating then resigning, first-time host Eddie Murphy following Ratner out the door, and Billy Crystal riding to the rescue. But it was Penn State -- with its unconscionable cover-up, legendary coach Joe Paterno's rapid fall from grace, and the deeply misguided student protests -- that held the spotlight. It was a harsh but vital reminder that our moral obligation to do the right thing goes well beyond our obligation to follow the letter of the law.

What Does An Oscar Producer Actually Do, Anyway?

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 01.10.2012 | Home

Brett Ratner's recent gaffe and subsequent resignation, followed closely by the exit of host Eddie Murphy, has thrown the entertainment industry into ...

PHOTOS: 10 LGBT Oscar Hosts Who Could Step In For Eddie Murphy

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The controversial exit of actor Eddie Murphy as host of the 84th Academy Awards has left much of Hollywood speculating over who will take his place. ...

Inspiration Over Perspiration: The Best Almodovar by Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

A tale of a scientist who exacts a most unusual form of revenge on the young man that victimized his daughter, The Skin I Live In is gorgeously shot, paced, and acted.

Eddie Murphy OUT As Oscar Host

Posted 01.09.2012 | Entertainment

Eddie Murphy is no longer hosting the 84th annual Academy Awards. Following the exit of his good friend and "Tower Heist" director Brett Ratner as ...

The Truth Behind Brett Ratner's Resignation

Vulture | Claude Brodesser | Posted 01.09.2012 | Entertainment

Late yesterday afternoon the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that Brett Ratner had withdrawn from his job producing this year's ...

Brett Ratner Resigns From Producing Oscars Due To Use Of Gay Slur

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Brett Ratner's use of a gay slur has not only cost him fans and support from the LGBT community, now he will no longer be producing the 84th Annual Ac...

Brett Ratner OUT As Oscar Producer After Gay Slur

Posted 01.08.2012 | Entertainment

Brett Ratner is out as producer of the 84th Academy Awards show. It's been a tumultuous several days for Ratner, who, amongst several offenses, use...

The Power Of The Re-Tweet: Did It Make Brett Ratner Apologize?

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.07.2012 | Los Angeles

Director Brett Ratner is doing a lot of apologizing. Last week in an interview for Attack Of The Show for G4, he said of actress Olivia Munn, "I ba...

Director Crudely Admits Sex With Olivia Munn, Addresses Disgusting Rumor

Posted 01.04.2012 | Entertainment

Let Brett Ratner get a few things straight: Olivia Munn is a liar, except when she's saying flattering things. The "Tower Heist" director and Oscar...