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The President’s Speech

Dubya get’s The King’s Speech treatment.

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Jane Russell Dies At Age 89

Jane Russell, voluptuous pin-up model and star of dozens of Westerns and musicals, has died at the age of 89. While her “scandalous” movies and photo shoots at times created controversies over censorship, in her later years Russell embraced far-right conservative Christian politics and openly accepted the label of “bigot.” Perhaps best known politically for her anti-feminism and battles against …

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Cut From Last Night’s Oscars Show

See? It could have been worse after all.

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Academy Award Winners

Best Picture – The King’s Speech.Best Leading Actor – Colin Firth, The King’s Speech.Best Leading Actress – Natalie Portman, Black Swan.Best Director– Tom Hooper, The King’s Speech.Best Supporting Actor – Christian Bale, The Fighter.Best Supporting Actress – Melissa Leo, The Fighter.Best Foreign Language Film – In A Better World.Best Animated Film – Toy Story 3.Best Song – Randy Newman, Toy …

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Oscars Open Thread

Go nuts, y’all.

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Open Thread Thursday

Oscar picks, let’s have ’em. Do you throw one of them there big fabulous gay Oscar watching parties?

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Tips For Predicting The Oscars

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Narnia Producer Dead Of Overdose

Perry Moore, 39, the openly gay executive producer of the wildly successful Chronicle Of Narnia movies, has been found dead in his Manhattan home of a suspected Oxycontin overdose. Moore was found unconscious in the bathroom at about 9:30 a.m. by his partner, Hunter Hill, inside the W. Houston St. home they shared, the sources said. “We’re in shock,” said …

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TRAILER: Private Romeo

Synopsis: When eight cadets are left behind at an isolated military high school, the greatest romantic drama ever written seeps out of the classroom and permeates their lives. Incorporating the original text of ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ YouTube videos, and lip-synced Indie rock music, Private Romeo takes us to a mysterious and tender place that only Shakespeare could have inspired. OK …

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TRAILER: Atlas Shrugged

Believe it or not, it’s going to be a trilogy. Not by coincidence, the release date is April 15th. Also uncoincidentally, the trailer has been released during CPAC.

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #68

1944’s Double Indemnity, starring Barbara Stanwyck.

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Meryl Streep As Margaret Thatcher

Publicity stills have been released for the upcoming Margaret Thatcher biopic starring Meryl Streep. Streep said, “The prospect of exploring the swathe cut through history by this remarkable woman is a daunting and exciting challenge. “I am trying to approach the role with as much zeal, fervour and attention to detail as the real Lady Thatcher possesses – I can …

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TRAILER: We Were Here

From a Sundance Film Festival synopsis: In the early 1970s, in the shadow of the Stonewall riots and the free-love movement, gay men and lesbians flocked to San Francisco to find acceptance. They formed a thriving, tight-knit community until the arrival of AIDS in the early 1980s drove them under siege. Director David Weissman (“The Cockettes” screened at the 2002 …

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Film Composer John Barry Dies At 77

Five-time Oscar winning film composer John Barry has died at the age of 77. Here’s a few of my favorites from his lengthy filmography.

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If Posters Told The Truth

More honest posters for all ten of this year’s Best Picture nominees are here. (Via – Boy Culture)

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #67

1953’s From Here To Eternity.

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2011 Oscar Nominations

The 2011 Academy Awards nominations were announced this morning. Best actor nominees include James Franco (”127 Hours”) , Jeff Bridges (”True Grit”), Colin Firth (”The King’s Speech”), Jesse Eisenberg (”The Social Network”), and Javier Bardem (”Biutiful”). Best actress nominees include Annette Bening (”The Kids Are All Right”), Michelle Williams (”Blue Valentine”), Nicole Kidman (”Rabbit Hole), Jennifer Lawrence (”Winter’s Bone”), and …

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GLAAD Announces 2011 Media Awards Noms, JMG Up For Outstanding Blog

GLAAD has announced the nominations for its 2011 Media Awards, which honor excellence in a broad range of LGBT-related media, including movies, television, theater, newspapers, magazines, and digital journalism. A first-time category this year is Outstanding Blog, for which this here website thingy is nominated! My co-nominees are Bilerico Project, Blabbeando, Pam’s House Blend, and Rod 2.0. All pals of …

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Quote Of The Day – Tony Perkins

“As in past years, the Golden Globes proved that studios are far less concerned about entertaining people than they with indoctrinating them. Last night’s awards were a celebration — not of America’s values, but of Hollywood’s. Projects like The Kids Are All Right, Black Swan, Glee, and others were rewarded for pushing the cultural envelope or advancing a liberal political …

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Sony Pictures Staffers – It Gets Better

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