“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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New Poster for The Butler
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New Poster for The Butler

The Butler Gets new Title and Poster
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The Butler Gets new Title and Poster

The Butler will now be called Lee Daniels’ The Butler, kind of like Precious Based…

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Harvey Weinstein Defends The Butler, “Important Civil Rights Movie.”
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Harvey Weinstein Defends The Butler, “Important Civil Rights Movie.”

The Butler Poster Debuts
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The Butler Poster Debuts

I would have preferred this tagline, “back then there was only one way for a…

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Trailer for Lee Daniels’ The Butler
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Trailer for Lee Daniels’ The Butler

The first trailer gives you two pieces of vital info. 1) it’s distributed by The…

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New Pic of Oprah from The Butler
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New Pic of Oprah from The Butler

Ms. Oprah just instagrammed this photo with Terrence Howard on the set of The Butler…

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The Weinstein Co to Distrib The Butler
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The Weinstein Co to Distrib The Butler

Oscar Watch: Today, the Weinstein Co. announced that they will distribute the Lee Daniels film,…

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US Presidents Are Popular
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US Presidents Are Popular

This season we have two of the nation’s most beloved Presidents hitting the big screen.…

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