This Sunday, the beloved Annette Bening is among the nominees for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 83rd Academy Awards. She will be recognized for her role in The Kids Are All Right as Nic, the lush, lesbian matriarch of a family in crisis, dealing with infidelity incited by an interloper threatening the…
This morning, the Golden Globe nominations foretold good things for The King's Speech, The Social Network, and Black Swan, and more. But the probability of someone winning for a scene involving oral sex on a woman is very, very high.
Let's call him "the seductive sperm donor," and maybe even declare him our new romantic hero. The subject of two movies and a new novel, this sexy beast of a character is anything but anonymous.
"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?
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.
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?