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Gus Van Sant Milk Movie

An Oscar Speech That Saved Lives

Michelle Haimoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michelle Haimoff

There was only one part of the Oscars everyone took seriously: Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black's truly remarkable acceptance speech for Best Original Screenplay.

History Repeating and Why it Matters that Milk Win an Oscar

Steven Stamstad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steven Stamstad

Milk understood the power of grassroots organizing, the power of the media and the power of his own charisma to raise awareness, shape public opinion and create action.

Milk, The Biopic and The Lesson

Josh Bolotsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Josh Bolotsky

Milk manages to balance the needs of two very different films in its running time. It is, first of all, a superb biopic, as well as a meditation on the responsibility activists have to the people.

Milk and Orange Juice: My Anita Bryant Experience, Part 1

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There she was, on the screen, in Milk. Anita Bryant, speaking out about "the homosexual agenda." Back in 1977, she was hugely controversial.

Milk: Hope On The Screen And In The Streets

Tanene Allison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tanene Allison

The movie is based on a certain, now almost eerie, fluidness of time, while at the same time being about a distinctly specific time -- merging lines between now and then or here and there.

The Legacy of Harvey Milk

Kip Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kip Williams

Last night was the world premiere of Milk at the Castro Theatre! For those who don't know, that's the new Gus Van Sant film about Harvey Milk, starring Sean Penn in the title role.