Lisa Cholodenko May Make Our Day Less Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very…

"The Kids Are All Right" director Lisa Cholodenko is in negotiations to direct a live-action version of "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day." She's also developing a show for HBO. » 5/04/11 11:30am 5/04/11 11:30am

There Is No "Kathryn Bigelow Effect" This Year

The Directors Guild Of America nominees are all male this year. But that's just because female directors didn't make any good movies! Well, except for Winter's Bone. Or The Kids Or All Right.The Coen brothers were also ignored. » 1/11/11 6:45pm 1/11/11 6:45pm

Why Lesbians Might Object To The Kids Are All Right

"If some queer-radical types object to the film on political or ideological grounds, there's a sense in which they're right to do so," writes Salon's Andrew O'Hehir. "This movie definitely isn't aimed at them." Why would they object? » 7/08/10 1:40pm 7/08/10 1:40pm

Lesbian-Family Movie Pushes For Relatability

Lisa Cholodenko's new movie, The Kids Are All Right, stars Annette Bening and Julianne Moore as lesbian parents whose children seek their sperm donor. And they have to convince America that's "relatable"! » 6/25/10 5:20pm 6/25/10 5:20pm

Why We Are Ridiculously Excited For The Kids Are All Right

Anyone else miss Lisa Cholodenko, director of Laurel Canyon and High Art? It took seven years, but she's back with a (lesbian plus coming of age) comedy that was a giant success at Sundance. » 4/09/10 5:20pm 4/09/10 5:20pm

Hollywood's Gay Paradox: Ever On Screen, Ever In The Closet

Jim Carrey, Ewan MacGregor, Annette Bening, and Julianne Moore all play gay characters in upcoming movies. Progress or more straight actors opting for Oscar bait? And are gay actors themselves getting overlooked? » 3/12/10 3:00pm 3/12/10 3:00pm

The Kids Are Alright: Monogamy Optional In Many Gay Relationships

About half of gay male couples surveyed in a new study have open relationships — but because of the fight to legalize gay marriage, few are open about their openness. » 1/29/10 2:40pm 1/29/10 2:40pm