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  • Brokeback to the Future (LOL)

    02/03/2006 3:24:33 PM PST · by Ultra Sonic 007 · 15 replies · 546+ views
    It's safe for children folks. Although I will say that if Hollywood goes with this idea, they are eternally screwed. Let's hope the next BTTF movie isn't like this. :O
  • "Mamas, Don't Let Your Sons Grow Up to be Gay Cowboys"

    01/31/2006 12:36:15 PM PST · by Jessica24 · 21 replies · 701+ views
    vanity
    I wrote this on my blog all the way back in November. “Mamas, Don’t Let Your Sons Grow Up to be Gay Cowboys” Discontented with the fact that Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, The Chronicles of Narnia, and King Kong will make approximately eleventy billion dollars at the box office this season, Hollywood liberals (redundant, I know) are gearing up for a fight over-- gay cowboys? Brokeback Mountain stars Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal as two cowboys who give in to their forbidden love for one another and must deal with the consequences. Yeah, I don't watch Lifetime...
  • ***CAPTION*** Mike DeWine & Lindsey Graham

    01/31/2006 10:20:48 AM PST · by Mayflower Sister · 19 replies · 950+ views
    Yahoo photos ^ | 01/31/2006 | Reuters photo
    U.S. Republican Senators Mike DeWine (L)(OH) and Lindsey Graham (SC) talk during a news conference, after the Senate vote confirming Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court, in the Capitol Building in Washington January 31
  • Brokeback Mountain leads Oscar nods

    01/31/2006 6:41:43 AM PST · by sassbox · 93 replies · 1,966+ views
    cnn.com ^ | 01/31/06 | cnn.com
    "Brokeback Mountain," the story of two male ranch hands who become romantically involved, led all films with eight nominations for the 78th annual Academy Awards. "Brokeback," based on a short story by E. Annie Proulx, picked up nods for best picture, best director (Ang Lee), best actor (Heath Ledger), best supporting actress (Michelle Williams) and best supporting actor (Jake Gyllenhaal). Its screenplay adaptation, by Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana, also received a nomination.
  • Love makes ‘Brokeback’ Oscar favorite

    01/30/2006 8:45:32 PM PST · by churchillbuff · 59 replies · 1,011+ views
    MSNBC ^ | Jan 29 06 | MSNBC
    when I finally saw “Brokeback” I found it nearly perfect. It’s more than a love story; it’s really about loneliness, which is a more universal emotion anyway. Some of us haven’t been in love; some of us don’t believe in love. Everyone’s been lonely. It’s ambiguous enough to argue about endlessly. Heath Ledger’s Ennis del Mar feels like the man in the film — in the one sex scene, he gives rather than receives — and he’s taciturn and bottled-up in the way of men. He talks with his fists, and sometimes he talks too much, but he’s gentle with...
  • Producers of Brokeback Mountain Buy Rights to James Bond Series- Humor PG-13

    01/30/2006 5:17:21 PM PST · by Rockitz · 10 replies · 421+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 29 January 2006 | Rockitz
    Hollywood (AP)- In an effort to destroy one of the last bastions of machismo in the cinema, the producers of Brokeback Mountain have obtained the rights to the James Bond series and are engaged in the long term development of a number of films based on prior releases of the popular series. Using the formula developed in Oscar-favorite Brokeback Mountain, the producers will introduce the James' Wand 007 collection with the working titles as follows: 1. Dr. Yes, yes, yes. (1962) 2. To Russia With Doug (1963) 3. Goldstinger (1964) 4. Thunderballs (1965) 5. You Only Came Twice (1967) 6....
  • DGA fetes Lee for 'Brokeback' (Director's Guild Award)

    01/29/2006 12:10:23 PM PST · by wagglebee · 18 replies · 583+ views
    Variety ^ | 1/28/06 | DAVE MCNARY
    Ang Lee has roped in the Directors Guild of America top feature film award for helming Focus Features’ cowboy romance “Brokeback Mountain.” It's the second DGA trophy for the Taiwanese native, who was honored five years ago for "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon." Lee won over George Clooney for Warner Independent's "Good Night, and Good Luck," Paul Haggis for Lionsgate's "Crash," Bennett Miller for United Artists/Sony Classics' "Capote" and Steven Spielberg for Universal's "Munich." The award, based on voting by the 12,800 DGA members, was presented by director Ron Howard. The victory wasn't a surprise, given recent support for "Brokeback" including...
  • Oscar Contenders Probe Social Issues

    01/28/2006 12:40:01 PM PST · by LouAvul · 10 replies · 376+ views
    yahoo ^ | 1-28-06
    LOS ANGELES - Western fans can rejoice once more. A tale of cowboys on the range is back in the saddle as lead contender for the upcoming Academy Awards nominations. Of course, "Brokeback Mountain" is not your father's Western, not John Wayne riding through all those John Ford epics, not even Clint Eastwood striding with anti-hero bloodlust in "Unforgiven." Set in more contemporary times, "Brokeback Mountain" is the story of two men who have a romantic fling as young sheepherders, then find their summer of love blossoming into a lifelong passion they conceal from their wives. As the film gradually...
  • 'Brokeback' Goes Mainstream

    01/27/2006 11:45:30 AM PST · by Daralundy · 83 replies · 1,527+ views
    CBS News ^ | January 27, 2006
    When "Brokeback Mountain" opened last month, it was universally praised by critics, though the public seemed to think of it as "the gay cowboy movie." But that label seems to be falling by the wayside as the film piles on awards and heads for the top of the box office, according to The Early Show entertainment contributor and People magazine Editor at Large Jess Cagle. He says "Brokeback" was considered a major financial risk, but has raked in close to $45 million dollars so far, more than triple its modest budget. And what's most surprising, Cagle observes, is who's driving...
  • No ‘Brokeback Mountain’ for overseas troops

    01/21/2006 6:21:27 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 54 replies · 1,652+ views
    Stars and Stripes ^ | January 22, 2006 | Nancy Montgomery
    Officials: Film’s absence due to timing, not subject matter “Brokeback Mountain,” the movie about a gay cowboy love affair that recently won four Golden Globe awards and is expected to be in the Oscar hunt, will not play in any U.S. military theaters in Europe. And not because it’s a gay cowboy love story. The movie, which has received almost universally glowing reviews and was the nation’s top grossing film per theater last week, suffers from the same problem that kept many of last year’s Academy Award winners — “The Aviator” and “Sideways” among them — out of AAFES theaters:...
  • Hollywood's Propaganda Binge

    01/18/2006 5:11:41 AM PST · by Quilla · 54 replies · 1,890+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | January 18, 2006 | Cinnamon Stillwell
     The Golden Globe Awards, Hollywood’s latest orgy of self-congratulation, demonstrated how utterly out of touch with mainstream America Hollywood has become. Far from the days when Hollywood celebrated traditional values, moral fiber and American heroes, modern films celebrate deviancy, moral relativism, and America’s enemies.  This year’s nominees and winners for the Golden Globes were a case in point.Felicity Huffman of Desperate Housewives fame took on yet another brush with degeneracy by playing the part of a man about to undergo a sex change in the not-so-subtly titled, Transamerica.  It seems all an actor has to do these days is to gain...
  • Are you there, God? It's us, the Steelers

    01/18/2006 7:55:47 AM PST · by serendepitylives · 12 replies · 416+ views
    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | 1/18/2006 | Eric Heyl
    Are you there, God? It's us, the Steelers By Eric Heyl TRIBUNE-REVIEW Wednesday, January 18, 2006 As overtaxed as God has been lately, something was bound to slip His mind. That's not a bad thing for Steelers fans. The black and gold wouldn't be playing for the AFC Championship in Denver this Sunday were it not for the Supreme Being's uncharacteristic forgetfulness. Don't take it from me. Take it from the folks who are more familiar with His crazy, frantic, forced-to-TiVo "Lost" schedule of late -- or at least those who claim to be. According to them, God has been...
  • Ledger left hanging (Brokeback Mountain Dummy-spit!)

    01/17/2006 5:03:12 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 30 replies · 1,661+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 18 January 2006 | Nick Papps
    DID Heath Ledger have a dummy spit after missing out on the best actor gong at yesterday's Golden Globes? That was the question everyone was asking after he and his girlfriend Michelle Williams failed to appear at the traditional post-award press conference. Both had received nominations for their outstanding performances in the gay cowboy movie Brokeback Mountain. A Globes organiser was heard by The Daily Telegraph asking one of the movie's producers why Ledger did not show up with the rest of the Brokeback team after it won best movie. "He lost out to Philip Seymour Hoffman," the producer said....
  • Hollywood Sinks to New, All-Time Moral Low to 'Homosexualize' America

    01/17/2006 4:17:31 AM PST · by bulldozer · 62 replies · 2,826+ views
    Christian Communication Network ^ | 01/17/06 | Amanda Sova
    Stephen Bennett, Host of Straight Talk Radio, a national daily half-hour conservative talk show, said this time Hollywood has gone way too far. "Hollywood has sunk to an all-time moral low. I guess 2006 will be known as 'The Year of the Homosexual' in Hollywood. With 'Brokeback Mountain,' 'TransAmerica' and 'Capote' winning several major 'gender-bender' Golden Globes - Hollywood is no doubt 'out' on a mission to 'homosexualize' America," said Stephen. Bennett, a former homosexual of 11 years along with his wife and co-host Irene, led the charge in sounding the alarm nationally on "Brokeback Mountain" upon its release this...
  • Homosexual on the range: rodeo where gay cowboys can ride high

    01/16/2006 7:02:01 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 31 replies · 1,114+ views
    Times Online ^ | January 14, 2006 | Chris Ayres
    Homosexual on the range: rodeo where gay cowboys can ride high From Chris Ayres in Phoenix, Arizona THE gate opens, and the beast — head down and nostrils flared with anger — bolts out into the arena. Clinging to its horns is a young man in leather chaps and a cowboy shirt. “Pull him over! Roll! Roll!” yells a hoarse female voice from somewhere above. But the beast, a castrated ox, or steer, is winning this particular duel. The cowboy’s face is a study of determination thwarted by mortal terror. “C’mon, you’re bigger than him!” shouts the voice (not strictly...
  • Movie Review: Brokeback Mountain (SPOILERS)

    01/16/2006 7:28:11 AM PST · by mcvey · 209 replies · 5,883+ views
    Ang Lee’s BrokeBack Mountain is a movie that, on one hand, follows fairly conventional and well-trodden ground to a legitimate conclusion (well, not quite a legitimate conclusion, see below) and, on the other hand, indulges in a series of contrived plot devices to turn (or at least attempt to turn) a rather pedestrian effort into something beyond its all-too-conventional story line. The plot is simple. In a relatively short period of time, two people, away from home, indulge in a summer romance of forbidden love. After that summer, they return to their homes and marry people who would, in the...
  • 'Brokeback' breach for repressed men; Film's message -- this could be you

    01/15/2006 8:20:02 PM PST · by TFFKAMM · 110 replies · 3,238+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 1/15/06 | Rod Hagen
    West Hollywood -- I am a gift. A prize. After years of difficult repression, men with a secret seek me out as a reward for their good behavior. I make a living having sex with these closeted married men. I'm an "escort," to use the euphemism, which gives me a unique perspective on a potential, and particular, cultural fallout as "Brokeback Mountain" widens out not just to Britain but to every remaining crumb in America's breadbasket. Much has been made about the "turning point" effect Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee's Oscar-jockeying film could force upon Hollywood. The movie is based...
  • Beating that queasiness: Straight, liberal and gun-shy about 'Brokeback'

    01/15/2006 11:00:14 AM PST · by TFFKAMM · 178 replies · 3,875+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 1/15/06 | Dru Sefton
    It's true, the movie "Brokeback Mountain" does provoke what one researcher calls "a very strong ick factor" in some straight men. What is it in this story of two cowboy pals in 1960s Wyoming who find themselves in lifelong love -- yet go on to marry women -- that elicits this response from heterosexual males? The answers are as complex as the plot. A psychologist who coined the word "homophobic" said the revulsion is precisely that. A scientist who discovered genetic links to sexuality said he simply does not understand the response. The author of "The Sexual Brain" said there...
  • Message to IMDb users: freerepublic.com members are posting here

    01/14/2006 6:21:54 PM PST · by lowbridge · 64 replies · 1,123+ views
    IMDB ^ | Jan 14 2006 | arthurs-1
    Message to IMDb users: freerepublic.com members are posting here by - arthurs-1 4 minutes ago (Sat Jan 14 2006 18:06:19 ) Ignore this User | Report Abuse -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Folks, there's a right-wing website popular with right-wing troglodytes called freerepublic.com. These troggies are bizarre conspiracy theorists who spend their time whining about what other people do in their private lives, especially gays. A lot of the "freepers", as they call themselves, are actually closet bisexual or gay men who have grown to loathe themselves for the fact that they haven't been honest with their own lives. Just be aware.that they are...
  • DFU SONG: Wolverton Mountain (front runner for the Oscar -- Brokenbutt Mountain)

    01/14/2006 12:53:53 PM PST · by doug from upland · 15 replies · 968+ views
    DFU SONGS | 1-2006 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN -- a MIDI is embedded on the site; scroll down for Wolverton Mountain, click, and it will open in your player They say don't go on Brokenbutt Mountain We must warn you if you're straight You'll see Heath Ledger and a momma's boy sissy What they are doing, will make you regurgitate Heath says his lips are sweeter than honey Friends, Brokenbutt Mountain will make you ill It may just surprise you...up on that mountain What they've learned to do with a rope If you get stuck...up on Brokenbutt Mountain Let's hope your missus learns...