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James Franco teams up with Gus Van Sant for art flick

Reeves and Phoenix in a still from the original 'My Own Private Idaho'

I definitely think James Franco has earned his toaster for being an honorary gay. Following his many gay onscreen portrayals Franco has teamed up with local queer film director Gus Van Sant for 2 art films in an exhibition called “Unfinished,” set to show at the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills this weekend through April 9th.

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Best gay movies of 2010

Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis lock lips in "Black Swan'

Film has always tended to push the boundaries of sexuality. We’re finally no longer living (completely) in the celluloid closet so there’s plenty to choose from without having to resort to claiming films like Claire of the Moon. The 90s were tough children…

5. Undertow (Contracorriente)

Heart-wrenching and real, this is the gay indie favorite around the world. Set […]

PLGFF closing weekend previews: ‘Role/Play’ and the ‘The Secret Diaries of Anne Lister’

'The Secret Diaries of Anne Lister'

If you missed the big Howl premiere last week, fear not. Howl begins a week run at Cinema 21 this Friday.That same day at 7 pm, executive producer, Gus Van Sant, will intro the film, show a short he made of Ginsberg and chat live with James Franco via Skype. As for the rest of the fest, it continues at the Hollywood Theater […]

Portland Lesbian and Gay Film Festival premieres with ‘Howl’

Aaron Tveit as Peter Orlovsky and James Franco as Allen Ginsberg in 'Howl'

Portland’s celebration of all things queer and filmic, well one of them (don’t you love this town?) is here once again to usher in the season of popcorn and snuggling. This year the Portland Lesbian and Gay Film Festival takes over Cinema 21, Living Room Theaters, and The Hollywood Theater starting with the Allen Ginsberg beat […]

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Sean Penn gets Golden Globes nod for role in ‘Milk’

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