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  • '12 Years' a disappointment [Letter]

    '12 Years' a disappointment [Letter]
    I watched "12 Years a Slave" recently and had been looking forward to this Oscar-winning film. What a travesty! Nothing but one-dimensional displays of blacks (submissive), Southern whites (amoral and cruel) and unrelenting brutality, degradation and abominations of every variety.
  • André Benjamin shreds in 'Jimi: All Is by My Side' trailer

    André Benjamin shreds in 'Jimi: All Is by My Side' trailer
    It doesn't take a great musician to play a great musician — as Joaquin Phoenix, Angela Bassett or Gary Oldman can tell you — but it probably can't hurt, right? Such would seem to be the thinking behind "Jimi: All Is by My Side," the upcoming...

    Lupita Nyong'o lands Vogue: Talks 'Star Wars,' Pinterest, JLaw

    Lupita Nyong'o lands Vogue: Talks 'Star Wars,' Pinterest,  JLaw
    Lupita Nyong'o has inked her "it" girl status by landing the July cover of Vogue magazine. The "12 Years A Slave" Oscar winner and soon-to-be "Star Wars: Episode VII" star burst onto social media with the announcement Thursday. "This Summer, I am...

    Academy invitees: '12 Years a Slave,' 'Gravity' beat 'Hustle' again

    Academy invitees: '12 Years a Slave,' 'Gravity' beat 'Hustle' again
    Nearly four months after the historical drama "12 Years a Slave" won the top prize at the Oscars and the outer space survival adventure "Gravity" collected an evening-best seven statuettes, the two films once again find themselves at the top of the heap...

    Motion Picture Academy aims for diversity, invites 271 to join

    Motion Picture Academy aims for diversity, invites 271 to join
    One of the young stars of "The Hunger Games" franchise, a stand-up comedian and former Oscar host, and a muscle-bound action hero were among the 271 people invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Josh Hutcherson, Chris Rock...