Seeing how much progress weve seen in television over the past few years, by comparison we felt in our gut really thought that the film industry was lagging behind, Matt Kane, associate director of Entertainment Media at GLAAD, told The News. And that was the case. Comedies had the highest rate of diversity with nine of the 24 comedies released in 2012 (37.5%) meeting the reports criteria. But those inclusions werent exactly a laughing matter to the organization. Francois Duhamel GLAAD called Javier Bardems character in Skyfall, far and away one of the most high-profile LGBT film roles of the year, the group also faulted the James Bond film for playing into some old cinematic cliches of bisexual people being duplicitous or unbalanced. We did see that very often LBG characters were presented in those films to provide a humorous context, says Kane. Occasionally be the butt of a joke, but more often than not not be a fully formed character but present a humorous situation. We find that deeply problematic. RELATED: CHILDREN'S NETWORK UNVEILS GENDER-BENDING CARTOON 'SHEZOW' It wasnt all bad news: Warner Bros. Cloud Atlas was praised as prominently featuring a gay love story that was central to one of the films intertwining plots. A spokesman for the group said the main purpose of the Studio Responsibility Index is to set a baseline to start a conversation with the studios to make greater strides in diversity.
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I think around 60 percent of all of Hollywoods products during that period make some reference to the war. Theres also this myth that Warner Brothers crusaded against Nazism throughout the 1930s, but kim kardashian ray j tape thats not true. Based on my findings, Warner Brothers was trying to do business in Germany, like everyone else, but wasnt successful. They didnt make anti-Nazi film Confessions of a Nazi Spy until 1939, six full years after they were kicked out of the German market. [Oscar-winning Hollywood screenwriter] Ben Hecht made this very powerful point about the Jewish studio heads; they will talk in private about whats going on in Germany, he said, but they would not stand up as the great of Hollywood and proclaim in their films against the German murder of their own kind. How did you first become aware of the discrepancy between the popular perception and the reality of Hollywoods role vis-a-vis the Germans?
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This place never looked so good, even during construction, Commissioner Patricia Asseff said to the crowd. The project is expected to be the catalyst for growth for Hollywood Beach. City leaders say surrounding property owners have begun to spruce up their own investments. Mayor Peter Bober said Thursday that Margaritaville will add 500 construction jobs and 350 permanent jobs. We are here to celebrate a $147 million investment in Hollywood Beach, Bober said. The road to Margaritaville has been bumpy. The city has tried before to get a project going on the prime piece of real-estate but financing and other factors have gotten in the way.
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But the actress need not push herself much further ahead of her wedding, as she can already pull off the most unforgiving of outfits. On Friday, the 39-year-old slipped into a tight black dress that left little to the imagination just hours after stepping out in a kim kardashian exposed crop top. Pretty as a Rose: Miss McGowan looked lovely as she Kardashian arrived at the Chateau Marmont on Friday The Charmed star spent her evening at Hollywood hotspot the Chateau Marmont, showing off her legs and her ample cleavage in the racy frock. Rose teamed her little black dress with metallic gold accessories in the form of gold sky high sandals and a satchel, along with lashings of red lipstick. Fast And Furious star Michelle Rodriguez was also seen at the iconic hotel that night, dressed simply in a printed top, black leggings and matching peep toe heels and a peach coloured leather jacket. Leaving little to the imagination: The actress showed off her kim kardashian picture toned legs and ample cleavage in a tiny black dress Going for gold: The 39-year-old accessorised with metallic gold sky high sandals and a matching satchel Earlier in the day Rose was spotted leaving the popular Fred Segal cafe in West Hollywood showing off her toned midriff in a crop top, mere weeks ahead of her birthday on September 5. The star clutched what looked like a banana smoothie in one hand and a shopping bag in the other.