Hollywood Warns Gays: Careful What You Wish For (WATCH)

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The film version, which I directed, stars Julia Stiles and Taye Diggs as newlyweds, and Melissa George and David Harbour as their old friends. Like those other movies in the grand Hollywood tradition of matrimony, Between Us arguably makes the case that heterosexual marriage ain’t what it’s cracked up to be. The movie follows young, idealistic New Yorkers (Stiles and Diggs) as they visit their wealthier and longer-married friends in a ritzy Midwestern mansion. But money barely disguises the contempt behind the wealthy couple’s marriage, and we quickly see it fractured to the point of disintegration. As the film flashes forward a couple years, we now see that the Midwestern couple has repaired their marriage (made possible only by a painful accident), while the young idealists struggle under a mountain of college debt and the stresses of having a newborn in Manhattan. In short, the movie could well be seen as a cautionary tale against marriage — no matter which genders are involved.
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West Hollywood Prop 8 Rally Remembers Those Who Made 2013 Supreme Court Decision Possible

(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – JUNE 26: Deidre Weaver (L) and her partner Nancy Grass celebrate the US Supreme Court ruling during a community rally on June 26, 2013 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA Same-sex marriage supporters celebrate at a rally following the Supreme Court rulings regarding same-sex marriage, June 26 2013, in West Hollywood California. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – JUNE 26: Kevin Lee Light, known as West Hollywood Jesus, stands in between cardboard cutouts of two men hoding hands as he celebrates the US Supreme Court ruling during a community rally on June 26, 2013 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA Same-sex marriage supporters attend a rally celebrating the Supreme Court rulings regarding same-sex marriage, June 26 2013, in West Hollywood California. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) Californians React To Supreme Court Rulings On Prop 8 And DOMA WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – JUNE 26: Same-sex marriage supporters celebrate the US Supreme Court ruling during a community rally on June 26, 2013 in West Hollywood, California.
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Hollywood Stymied as Europe Sticks With Its Limits on Film and TV

trade commissioner Karel De Gucht, and backed by many E.U. governments, that would have given France the right to reject any U.S.-E.U. agreement reached during the talks which affected Europe’s culture industries.
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Will the New Election Help the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. Clean Up its Mess?

(TheWrap has on occasion accepted free travel to film festivals and interviews, though in most cases we pay our own way.) HFPA members are only required to attend two or three press conferences per month to qualify for the free travel, a rule that has also caused grumbling among members who feel that it rewards the part-time journalists whose presence has hurt the group’s credibility. If both Kingma and Sar win praise as smart guys and legitimate journalists, even supporters of the two wonder if they can turn around the climate in an organization that has long countenanced questionable policies. On member warns that the presidential race is only part of the problem – the HFPA is also electing a number of other offices, including vice president, treasurer and the board of directors.
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