Tag Archives: the Outfest

‘Glee’ star responds to Rosie O’Donnell’s comments

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Has it not been terrific to see the character of Lauren (played so wonderfully by Ashley Fink) be so aggressively pursued by the studly Puck (Mark Salling) on recent episodes of ‘Glee’? To have an overweight high school student be so full of confidence is a[...]

James Franco’s ‘Howl’ opens in two cities today

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: “Howl” starring James Franco as poet Allen Ginsberg opens in New York and San Francisco today and in Los Angeles a week from now before a full national rollout. The film, which opened the Outfest Film Festival over the summer, is the story of how the[...]

James Franco’s ‘Howl’ releases new trailer and poster

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Howl was certainly a provocative choice to open the Outfest Film Festival last week. The movie stars James Franco as poet Allen Ginsberg and gives the young actor one of the best roles of his career. We get a front row seat to Ginsberg’s development as[...]

Jane Lynch recalls how she got cast for ‘Julie & Julia’

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: When director Nora Ephron was looking for an actress to play the sister of Julia Child (Meryl Streep) in her film “Julie & Julia,” she immediately thought of Jane Lynch. Was it her great comic timing? Her stunning acting resume? Not really. Jane recalled how it[...]

Mindy Cohn shines in ‘Violet Tendencies’ – Outfest 2010

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: I’m starting to watch some of the Outfest movies that will be screening at this year’s festival which kicks off July 8. Last night, after watching back-to-back episodes of Hell’s Kitchen (I just can’t quit that damned show!), I slipped Violet Tendencies into the DVD player[...]

First look at the movies screening at Outfest 2010

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Outfest 2010, the 28th annual Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, does not begin until July 8 but I’m starting the onslaught of pre-festival publicity because it is very necessary to make your choices and plan your schedule for 11 days of movies, parties and[...]