Tag Archive | Hollywood

Mini-Series Review: Hollywood (Netflix)

Mini-Series Review: Hollywood (Netflix)

Review By Frances Winston Starring: David Corenswet, Darren Criss, Laura Harrier, Joe Mantello, Dylan McDermott, Jake Picking, Jeremy Pope, Holland Taylor, Samara Weaving, Jim Parsons, Patti LuPone Streaming now on Netflix From the imagination of Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, this features a stellar cast, telling the story of moviemaking in Hollywood post WWII, when […]

LGBT+ creators of ‘Hollywood’ rewriting history

LGBT+ creators of ‘Hollywood’ rewriting history

As a young gay kid in small-town Illinois, actor and director, Joe Mantello, longed to see people like himself on the silver screen. “When you’re growing up and you don’t see yourself reflected back, it’s very, very hard sometimes to understand your place in society,” the Tony Award-winning director told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

‘Twilight’ star told to hide sexuality to win Hollywood roles

‘Twilight’ star told to hide sexuality to win Hollywood roles

‘Twilight’ star, Kristen Stewart, has revealed she was advised not to hold her girlfriend’s hand in public for fear it could harm her movie career. The 29-year-old, who had a high-profile relationship with her ‘Twilight’ co-star, Robert Pattinson, before revealing in 2015 that she had a female partner, said she was told she “might get […]

Teens, superheroes lead charge in LGBTQ Hollywood movie characters

Teens, superheroes lead charge in LGBTQ Hollywood movie characters

(Reuters) – Movies like Bohemian Rhapsody, Love, Simon, and Deadpool 2, helped increase the numbers of gay and bisexual characters in Hollywood movies last year. But a study by LGBTQ advocacy group, GLAAD, on Thursday, found that transgender characters were entirely absent from films released in 2018, for the second year in a row.

Are LGBT+ actors left on the cutting room floor in Hollywood?

Are LGBT+ actors left on the cutting room floor in Hollywood?

Gay and bisexual actors aren’t getting a fair shot at playing LGBT+ roles made famous by their straight counterparts, industry insiders said ahead of Sunday’s Oscars ceremony. This year’s awards have seen both praise for the number LGBT-inclusive films short-listed, and criticism over the number of heterosexual actors nominated for playing gay or bisexual characters.

Film Preview & Trailer: Trumbo

Film Preview & Trailer: Trumbo

The successful career of 1940s screenwriter, Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) comes to a crushing end when he and other Hollywood figures are blacklisted for their political beliefs. TRUMBO (directed by Jay Roach) tells the story of his fight against the U.S. government and studio bosses in a war over words and freedom, which entangled everyone […]

Jodie Foster Marries Partner Alexandra Hedison

Jodie Foster Marries Partner Alexandra Hedison

The Oscar-winning actress, Jodie Foster, is reported to have married her partner, photographer and actress Alexandra Hedison, last weekend. According to E!, the couple started dating last year, and a source close to the couple also remarked that they are “totally in love”. E! Online‘s Marc Malkin wrote the following for the major entertainment website: