Gus Van Sant

Gus Van Sant, initially approached to direct the film, said a long list of A-listers turned down roles in the movie.
Even in progressive films, realistic representation of people in recovery Is missing.
As a film, Author: The JT LeRoy Story provides a unique window into this San Francisco based writer, punk rocker, con artist.
Gus Van Sant is boarding ABC's gay rights movement miniseries "When We Rise" as an exec producer and director, Variety has
Last weekend I had the opportunity to screen Doug Aitken's "Station to Station" at the Nuart in Santa Monica. Aiken attended the screening with fellow art world luminaries who were impressed by the film.
Yes, these contemporary films may be brilliant and present a diverse range of multi-layered gay characters, but they often focus on the monogamous, family-oriented love stories we typically see in mainstream heterosexual narratives. The queercore, rebellious spirit of New Queer Cinema films has slowly become overshadowed by the "ideal" of domesticity and conformity.
Kelly spent over a year working on the script, traveling to meet Glatze and some of his former friends, most notably three
Joseph Baken is a Hollywood wünderkind whose hilarious Hollywoodland YouTube videos have gone viral. Baken's ascent has been rapid, having already worked with everyone from Gus Van Sant to James Franco. I spoke with Baken just as he released the second of his Hollywoodland videos.
The news of Robin Williams' death has conjured a bounty of memories regarding the beloved actor's life. One of his crowning
For 2014, the Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) trailer features some of Cape Cod's most prominent avian residents
Without women's stories, we see only half of our world. Without women filmmakers showing us what it really means to be a woman within what has long been a patriarchal society, we cannot appreciate the many struggles women have experienced, nor the sweetness of the victories won.
No stranger to tackling gay themes onscreen, James Franco is set to play "ex-gay" in a new movie. As The New York Times reported
Joyce Maynard admits that her favorite scene in Jason Reitman's film of her novel Labor Day is one that wasn't in the book.
Who Phoenix would play in the film is up in the air at the moment. Speculation indicates that power-hungry business magnate
12. David Cronenberg ("Videodrome") Noticeably missing from the list are any female directors. Sofia Coppola, Catherine Hardwicke
The Canyons offers insight into an all-too-familiar world of boredom and desperation, relationships and compromises, closeness and the abyss that separates us from our lovers. Although I wanted to dislike it, to be "cool" like my fellow critics, I ended up falling in love with the film.
Most critics are being terribly unkind to The Canyons. The beautifully melancholy opening credits, chronicling the decaying movie theaters around America, are what cinema is made of.
There's a trend in actor-turned-director helmed films at Cannes this year, an impeccable direction of the people on screen. One of the clearest examples of this is James Franco's new feature film, As I Lay Dying.
Michael Bay isn't shy about admitting a mistake. Well, sort of. On his website, Bay later clarified that he was not apologizing