Tag Archives: Gus Van Sant

ABC Greenlights LGBT Rights Miniseries

Deadline reports: ABC is reassembling the team of the 2008 movie Milk for another project about the gay rights movement, eight-hour miniseries When We Rise. Milk director Gus Van Sant has joined the mini, written/executive produced by Milk writer Dustin Lance Black and executive produced by the film’s producer Bruce Cohen. The project, which had been in development at ABC …

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Eight Oscar Nominations For Milk Including Best Picture, Director, Actor, Screenplay

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button lead the list of 2009 Oscar contenders with 13 nominations, but the big news for us here is Milk’s eight nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director – Gus Van Sant, Best Actor – Sean Pean, Best Supporting Actor – Josh Brolin, and Best Original Screenplay – Dustin Lance Black. BEST PICTURE: Frost/Nixon, Milk, The …

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HomoQuotable – Nancy Goldstein

“Bitch, I’ve seen queers more fired up when Bed Bath & Beyond runs out of sale items. Where’s the passion? “Was Van Sant afraid that audiences wouldn’t be sympathetic if 70s-era gay activists were people who suffered, swore, fought back, and fucked like they meant it? If the street kids actually looked like dirty, starving, broke-ass teen hustlers? “Gay history …

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