“Whitest Oscars” – So What Else is New
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“Whitest Oscars” – So What Else is New

Now that Gold Derby and Vulture have both written pieces about this possibly being the…

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Santa Barbara Fetes Forest Whitaker
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Santa Barbara Fetes Forest Whitaker

Lenny Kravitz and Lee Daniels’ The Butler
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Lenny Kravitz and Lee Daniels’ The Butler

My eleventh birthday was at the beginning of 1998. I remember a series of very…

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Forest Whitaker to Receive Santa Barbara Film Fest’s Kirk Douglas Award
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Forest Whitaker to Receive Santa Barbara Film Fest’s Kirk Douglas Award

The first big get of the season is Forest Whitaker being honored for the Kirk…

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The State of the Race: The Ghosts of Our American Past Told Through Three Movies
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The State of the Race: The Ghosts of Our American Past Told Through Three Movies

Lee Daniels’ The Butler Takes Number One for Third Consecutive Weekend
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Lee Daniels’ The Butler Takes Number One for Third Consecutive Weekend

Only three Best Picture nominees have ever been number one for 3 consecutive weeks, and…

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Why The Butler, Why Now
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Why The Butler, Why Now

The Butler, a Critics Pick by the NY Times, High Praise from Key Critics
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The Butler, a Critics Pick by the NY Times, High Praise from Key Critics

These days, with film criticism, there aren’t many of the good ones left. Too many…

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Fine early notices for The Butler, Oprah is “Electrifying”
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Fine early notices for The Butler, Oprah is “Electrifying”

The jury is still out on whether audiences will take to Lee Daniels’ The Butler.…

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New Clip from Lee Daniels’ The Butler
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New Clip from Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Oprah dances with Forest Whitaker in this new clip from Lee Daniels’ The Butler: Another…

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