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Was Pedro Almodóvar's Take On 'Brokeback Mountain' Too Hot For Hollywood?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.06.2016 | Queer Voices

“Brokeback Mountain” broke boundaries in terms of Hollywood’s portrayal of queer lives on the big screen when it was released in 2005. But it mi...

Is the Bromance Over Between Joe Scarborough and Trump?

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.12.2016 | Politics
Lev Raphael

Could it be possible that Joe Scarborough and Donald Trump have finally broken up? Morning Joe has done more than any other TV show to legitimize Don...

Jake Gyllenhaal Opens Up About Heath Ledger's Death

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 04.07.2016 | Entertainment

In a recent discussion for People's "The Jess Cagle Interview," Jake Gyllenhaal opens up about how he dealt with Heath Ledger's death in 2008. The tw...

A Big Fat Greek World With Laughs

James Peron | Posted 03.28.2016 | Entertainment
James Peron

I read the reviews of My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 and many were downright brutal. But, I've learned not to trust the critics and their often bitter -- sometimes jaded -- view of life and films. I've also learned critics will misstate the facts about films they dislike.

A Tale of Two Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal and Dev Patel in Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.19.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I may sound like I'm gushing when I write that meeting the wise, striking Dev Patel and listening to a talk with the handsome, funny Jake Gyllenhaal were the highlights of this year's Dubai International Film Festival for me. And make no mistake, I am.

The Behind-The-Scenes Story Of 'Brokeback Mountain,’ 10 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 12.11.2015 | Entertainment

In the middle of a fall night in 1997, Diana Ossana stumbled upon a short fictional story by Annie Proulx in The New Yorker. The story, "Brokeback Mou...

You've Never Seen 'Brokeback Mountain' Like This Before

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In honor of its 10th anniversary, "Brokeback Mountain" gets a hilarious redux, with two senior citizen men portraying the gay cowboy couple. The clip...

'Crash' Director Agrees His Film Shouldn't Have Won The Oscar

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.11.2015 | Entertainment

Remember scratching your head when Paul Haggis' "Crash" won Oscars for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay in 2006? Sadly, us too. The 200...

The Surprising Reason Execs Didn't Want Heath Ledger In 'Brokeback Mountain'

The Huffington Post | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Upon its 10th anniversary, we’ve seen a slew of stories, interviews and articles commemorating the iconic film "Brokeback Mountain," which starred J...

What Happened After I Watched Brokeback Mountain With My Straight Father

Michael Lambert | Posted 08.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Lambert

Fast forward to that smoky, lazy evening, and my father was about to watch his first gay movie with his very gay son. We had circled the issue like branches floating by on creek water. Now, apparently, was our time to dive in.

Heath Ledger Was Really, Really Serious About Gay Rights In 'Brokeback Mountain'

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment

When "Brokeback Mountain" premiered a decade ago, gay marriage was only legal in Massachusetts. But as gay icons continued to seep into the public eye...

Jake Gyllenhaal Offers Beautiful Quote About Marriage Equality, 10 Years After 'Brokeback Mountain'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Ten years after playing a gay man on screen in "Brokeback Mountain," actor Jake Gyllenhaal commented this week on the state of rights for the lesbian,...

Tears, Tears and More Tears: On Crying at the Movies

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.02.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Crying at movies seems to happen more frequently of late. A side effect of aging? Perhaps that's just the way it works. I am not embarrassed by the fact that I have this tendency more often of late. Not that I don't take grief about it from my grown sons.

Brokeback Palm Springs: It's Hot Rodeo and Country Fair Time!

Nicholas Snow | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nicholas Snow

I've used the headline "Brokeback Palm Springs" because the LGBT rodeo circuit has been defying stereotypes for decades, which will be evidenced in this week's 2015 Palm Springs Hot Rodeo and Country Fair, taking place April 30th - May 3rd in Palm Springs and Banning.

Movie Review: 'Interstellar' or Star Bores?

Brandon Judell | Posted 01.04.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

Just when we thought we could wait no longer, director Christopher Nolan has supplied the world with another prolonged, at times nearly bewildering sci-fi adventure that will bear repeated viewings by viewers who are unemployed and have little else to do.

Why Jake Gyllenhaal Believes 'Brokeback Mountain' Now 'Lives In Its Own Space'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Jake Gyllenhaal earned raves and an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of a ranch hand engaged in a clandestine same-sex affair in "Brokeback Mountain...

Is This The Real-Life 'Brokeback Mountain'?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Two Australian men are being tauted as a real-life version of the iconic cowboy couple seen in 2005's "Brokeback Mountain." Australia's SBS Networ...

Here's What It's Like To Kiss A Celebrity

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.04.2014 | Entertainment

One of the many things "Friends" taught us is that any healthy relationship should have a list: the official record of the celebrities that each perso...

Chris Mason Johnson's Test: A Tale of Two Challenges

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 04.26.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Chris Mason Johnson's sultry and perfectly human Test enjoyed its European premiere recently at this year's Berlinale. The film is a survivor's tale, told through the POV of a gay character, but so multidimensional that be it man, woman, straight or gay, everyone can relate to its themes.

Gatekeepers Beware, the Closet Doors Are Open

Sean Savoy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Sean Savoy

In America we celebrate many liberties, among them the freedom to publish. The logical consequence of the right to produce books is the freedom to read. Now, this may be a "chicken or egg" dilemma, but whichever way you look at it, one action should naturally follow the other.

Top 5 Quotations From My Book A Return to Brokeback Mountain

Nicholas Snow | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nicholas Snow

On Nov. 29, 2005, I was on the red carpet for the historic premiere of Brokeback Mountain. Everyone in attendance that night became a part of history, helping launch a profound, heart-wrenching portrayal of the costs of the living in the closet.

The 25 All-Time Greatest Movie Love Stories

Vanity Fair | Posted 10.23.2013 | Entertainment
Vanity Fair

Whether judged by hankies used, sighs heaved, or pulses quickened, a truly fine romantic movie can burn its way into generations of hearts.

Author Platform: Use the News to Boost Your Book & Platform

Jennifer S. Wilkov | Posted 08.12.2013 | Books
Jennifer S. Wilkov

Using the news can help boost the visibility of your book, your platform and you! Themes run through your platform and book, whether it is fiction or...

Hollywood's Depiction of Gay Characters: What We Can Do Better

Amy Pascal | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amy Pascal

Not every gay character needs to be defined by his or her sexuality. Can't being gay just be one stitch in the fabric of someone's life? In movies, can't we depict men and women who just so happen to be gay -- perhaps a lawyer or soldier or business executive or scientist or engineer?

Academy Awards: Voting Snobs and Oscar Snubs

David Aronchick | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment
David Aronchick

Look at the history of the award for Best Picture. It is littered with bad choices that get more and more glaring over time as the titles that lost rise in popularity and prominence over those that won.