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Oscar-nominated filmmaker Whit Stillman to attend special preview screening of Love & Friendship in the IFI

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Whit Stillman to attend special preview screening of Love & Friendship in the IFI

The Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Whit Stillman will be jetting into Dublin next weekend to attend a special preview screening of his latest film Love & Friendship in the Irish Film Institute, where he will also take part in a post-screening Q&A. This screening will take place on Sunday 22nd May at 6pm, and tickets are […]

Stephen Fry To Present Oscar Wilde Award To Carrie Fisher In Los Angeles, Feb19th 2015.

Stephen Fry To Present Oscar Wilde Award To Carrie Fisher In Los Angeles, Feb19th 2015.

Stephen Fry, who has portrayed Oscar Wilde in film, will present Carrie Fisher with an award at the US-Ireland Alliance’s 10th Annual Oscar Wilde Awards, which will be held on 19 February at J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot in Santa Monica. Abrams will present to honoree Stephen Colbert, and Garrett Kelleher will present Colin Davidson with […]

Benedict Cumberbatch And Stephen Fry Among Supporters Of Request For LGBT Pardon

Benedict Cumberbatch And Stephen Fry Among Supporters Of Request For LGBT Pardon

An open letter, calling on the British Government to pardon 49,000 individuals, of which 15,000 are still living today, who were convicted of homosexual acts, has been signed by such luminaries as Stephen Fry and Benedict Cumberbatch, along with Alan Turing’s niece, Rachel Barnes, and the director of the Imitation Games, Morten Tyldum. The letter […]

Stephen Fry, Gay Byrne & Oscar Wilde, Separated at Birth?

Stephen Fry, Gay Byrne & Oscar Wilde, Separated at Birth?

Stephen says the “eximious” Gay Byrne is “an Irish institution so important he should have railings put round him”. Kathleen might have something to say about that! Stephen was in Dublin for the People of the Year awards at CityWest yesterday evening.

Russian Politician Slams Homosexuality, Stephen Fry and UK Government

Russian Politician Slams Homosexuality, Stephen Fry and UK Government

The Russian anti-gay controversies took a personal turn for the worst when Vitaly Milonov, one of the politicians responsible for introducing Russia’s ‘homosexual propaganda’ law, recently called Stephen Fry “sick” during an interview on British radio. Milonov was asked on BBC Radio 5 Live (which can be heard here) if he was “fighting a war against […]

Playing It Gay

Frances Winston feels that perhaps it’s time directors got their act together, and cast gay actors in gay roles Both Michael Douglas and Matt Damon are currently garnering huge praise for their performances in the Liberace biopic, Behind the Candelabra. The duo play the titular gay entertainer and his lover Scott Thorson, and the praise […]