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Milk (movie)

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  • Highbrow films (such as 'Frost/Nixon') wait and see

    Highbrow films (such as 'Frost/Nixon') wait and see
    “I’ve Loved You So Long” is the kind of acclaimed foreign-language movie that should do solid business in unprovincial locations such as New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Nashville and St. Louis. Ten weeks after Sony Pictures Classics first...
  • Supporting players

    Supporting players
    SUPPORTING ACTOR JOSH BROLIN "Milk" The son of actor James Brolin receives his first Oscar nomination for his role as conservative San Francisco Supervisor Dan White, who assassinated gay Supervisor Harvey Milk and the city's mayor, George Moscone, in...
  • Sean Penn's major awards

    He's often called the greatest actor of his generation, yet Sean Penn has only one Oscar. His performance as Harvey Milk in "Milk" marks his fifth nomination -- all for leading performances -- so, if the early award shows are any indicator, this could...
  • Original screenplay: Dustin Lance Black, 'Milk'

    Original screenplay: Dustin Lance Black, 'Milk'
    Dustin Lance Black "Milk" In accepting his award, "Milk" screenwriter Black dutifully dispatched with the thank-yous and then -- in keeping with the spirit of the film about gay rights activist Harvey Milk -- got personal and political. Black recalled...
  • Actor: Sean Penn outdoes himself to earn the Oscar

    Actor: Sean Penn outdoes himself to earn the Oscar
    With Sean Penn, there is forever the sense that he has demons of his own to beat back before he can slip underneath the skin of whatever character is awaiting dissection on the table in front of him. The knives are always at the ready, the guns loaded,...
  • 'Slumdog,' Winslet and Penn: No surprises at the Kodak

    'Slumdog,' Winslet and Penn: No surprises at the Kodak
    Wolverine did a song-and-dance. A Swarovski crystal curtain shimmered. Veteran Oscar winners such as Sophia Loren, Anthony Hopkins and Eva Marie Saint were on hand to dole out awards. Producers tried to shake up the 81st Academy Awards in a bid to...
  • 'Slumdog' strikes it rich with 8 Oscar wins

    'Slumdog' strikes it rich with 8 Oscar wins
    "Slumdog Millionaire" -- a love story that combines artistic ambition with broad commercial appeal -- won a leading eight Oscars on Sunday night, including the best picture trophy. While the film's triumphs at the 81st annual Academy Awards marked an...
  • Oscar Watcher's Notebook: The zeitgeist edge

    Oscar Watcher's Notebook: The zeitgeist edge
    Who doesn't want to be relevant? It's a step toward contentment, a way to stay charged and, in this season, a key to predicting the Oscars. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Oscar voting: The Oscar Watcher's Notebook in the Nov. 11 edition of The...
  • Critic's Notebook: Annette Bening takes the ordinary to Oscar-worthy heights

    Critic's Notebook: Annette Bening takes the ordinary to Oscar-worthy heights
    There is a very particular art to playing the ordinary. Few actors do it well — Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney always come to mind. Of those, most fail to get their due come Oscar night — thoughts of Giamatti and Linney rise again. The...
  • Cleve Jones sells Palm Springs home

    Cleve Jones sells Palm Springs home
    AIDS activist and gay rights leader Cleve Jones has sold his Palm Springs home for $380,000. The 1935 cottage-style home, in the Warm Sands area, has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Including a one-bedroom guesthouse, the property has 1,956 square feet...
  • Harvey Milk's nephew hails gay marriage decisions

    Harvey Milk's nephew hails gay marriage decisions
    Stuart Milk, the nephew of Harvey Milk and a gay rights activist, said the Supreme Court's Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act decisions are huge victories. "This was the crowning touch on what has been an awe-inspiring 12 months," he said. Milk...