Displaying all articles tagged:

The Dilemma

Most Recent Articles

Ron Howard’s Weasely Defense of The Dilemma’s Gay Joke

After a bit of an outcry in response to a gay joke in the trailer to Ron Howard's upcoming The Dilemma, the joke was cut from the trailer. It's being kept in the movie itself, however. Now, Ron Howard has responded, defending his use of the [...]

By Adam Frucci

Vince Vaughn Defends Controversial Gay Joke From The Dilemma

Vince Vaughn has spoken out about the gay joke that was cut from the trailer for The Dilemma if not from the entire movie. Here's his statement: "Let me add my voice of support to the people outraged by the bullying and persecution of people [...]

By Adam Frucci

Are Gay Jokes Ever Acceptable?

Since last week, when Universal bowed to pressure from Anderson Cooper and cut a gay joke from its trailer for The Dilemma, there's been a lot of talk about where the line is when it comes to gay jokes in comedy. As far as The Dilemma goes, its [...]

By Adam Frucci

Why Are Comedies Still Using Gay Jokes?

I noted back when I first posted the trailer to Ron Howard's upcoming Vince Vaughn/Kevin James vehicle The Dilemma that it opened with a pretty clunky gay joke. Anderson Cooper noted the same thing today, prompting Universal to not only cut it [...]

By Adam Frucci