09:09 AM EDT 12/22/2014
Originally posted 06/09/2008 12:10PM
Sing it from the hilltops: the love story of Brokeback Mountain is being revived – as an opera.
The New York City Opera has commissioned American composer Charles Wuorinen to set to music the Oscar-winning film starring Jake Gyllenhaal and the late Heath Ledger.
Based on the short story by Annie Proulx, the opera, like the feature film, will follow the 20-year love affair of two men who fall in love in 1963 Wyoming. Wuorinen has already agreed to compose the opera, set to premier during the City Opera's 2013 spring season.
Originally posted 03/05/2006 01:00PM
Felicity Huffman walked away a winner at the Independent Spirit Awards, the art-house world's equivalent to the Oscars, which took place Saturday in Santa Monica.
Originally posted 02/20/2006 09:00AM
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Reese Witherspoon and, especially, the American Western Brokeback Mountain swept Sunday night's Orange British Academy Film Awards ceremony in London, leaving the local leading contender, The Constant Gardener, in the dust.
Originally posted 02/14/2006 09:05AM
Brokeback Mountain stars Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal have given the shirts off their back – or, at least, someone from the Oscar-nominated movie's studio has, in order to raise money for charity.
Originally posted 01/29/2006 08:00PM
The cowboy romance Brokeback Mountain on Saturday night did what it has been doing a lot of lately – winning the top prize.
Originally posted 01/23/2006 08:40AM
Taking another likely step toward Oscar, director Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain, starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, lassoed the top prize Sunday at the 15th annual Producers Guild of America Awards.
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