Articles tagged milk

23 Feb 2009 // 2:46 AM

HOLLYWOOD - “Milk” screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, who gave a politically tinged acceptance speech on stage, continued his political bent backstage, calling on President Obama

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19 Feb 2009 // 4:31 AM

This year’s Supporting Actor?

When it comes to the best supporting actor Oscar, the winning hand could be held by The Joker. That, of course, is the late Heath

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The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.

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Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008

Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.

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‘Milk’s Legacy More Timely Now Than Ever

Harvey Milk was more than a politician. He was more than a grass roots illustration of San Francisco’s struggling gay rights movement and underrepresented

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11 Dec 2008 // 7:01 AM

(Michael Allen Jones/Sacramento Bee/MCT) SAN FRANCISCO – James Franco tries to live by advice he received from the sage one, Seth Rogen. “He has

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Sean Penn hopes film on America’s first openly gay politician will help modern-day movement

SAN FRANCISCO - It has been 30 years since San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man to hold such a

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Activist and former Harvey Milk confidant Cleve Jones is pleased with Gus Van Sant’s film. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/MCT) If you weren’t

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In a solemn ceremony punctuated by bits of humor, about 500 gathered Friday evening on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall to remember Mayor

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26 Nov 2008 // 7:30 AM

‘Milk’ exposes paradox for screen’s leading men

Gus Van Sant’s “Milk” isn’t just a mainstream-minded Oscar candidate; it’s also a rallying cry. With Sean Penn starring as Harvey Milk,

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26 Nov 2008 // 3:30 AM


Milk urges optimism and action, even as it also recalls the loss of its charismatic subject.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.

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//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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