Sean Penn has long mixed politics and show business, and Friday night, he urged President Obama to do the same.
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Around Asia, mentions of "gay" or "lesbian" were muted out of the Oscars broadcast. But the award for the most creative censorship method goes to China's CCTV for its work during Sean Penn's speech.
What we see in Milk are straw men erected and blown down, over and over again. Anita Bryant made foolish, how hard is that?
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.
I'm troubled that a vocal minority of activists in favor of gay marriage (some obviously from Hollywood) have chosen to vilify fellow citizens who believe in traditional marriage.
Recently, I sat down with the normally press-shy actor to talk about a number of subjects, including how he views his role as an advocate.
In keeping with the Academy's tradition of recognizing Indian contributions to the film industry, we pay tribute to Slumdog Millionaire by excluding it from our acting categories.
For me, seeing Milk was a transformative experience because it restored my belief that Hollywood can make quality pictures that have broad appeal.
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.
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