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Lee Daniels' The Butler

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  • Berlin: American Indies Crash Film Market

    As buyers and sellers touch down in Berlin, the high-end pics in the European Film Market are now moving in two directions: cast-driven action thrillers and older-skewing prestige dramas with stars attached, budgeted around $20 million-$30 million....
  • Oprah: Is she trying for a Tony after being shut out of Oscar race?

    One thing has become clear when your name is Oprah Winfrey: You can do whatever you want, no matter how bewildering it is. Reports that the former talk show host, who is the founder and head of OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, may be headed for...
  • 'Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2' tops DVD sales chart

    The animated comedy "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2" ate the competition's lunch in its home video debut. The children's sequel, complete with food/animal hybrids, was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title in its first week in release....
  • Oscar Film Fashions on Display at FIDM in Downtown L.A.

    For those who can't get enough of Oscar-nominated films, the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising offers the Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibit running Feb. 11-April 26 in downtown Los Angeles. The free show, now in its 22nd year,...
  • Snubbed by Oscar but still in demand

     Snubbed by Oscar but still in demand
    Winning an Oscar — or just being nominated — can transform a Hollywood future. Yet just because some actors and filmmakers weren't shortlisted for an Academy Award doesn't mean their great work is going unrewarded. Critics have rightly...
  • 'The Butler,' 'Prisoners' Among Winners at Hair and Makeup Awards

    The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild spread the wealth Saturday night as awards-race frontrunners like "American Hustle" and "Dallas Buyers Club" were joined by a couple of dark horses in this season's derby. In the feature film category, "Lee...
  • 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'American Hustle' among makeup, hair winners

    "American Hustle," "Dallas Buyers Club" and "Behind the Candelabra" were among the winners of the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, set for Saturday evening at the Paramount Studios Theatre. Candance Neal and Robert Stevenson won for...
  • NAACP Image Awards Are a Multicultural Kudofest

    When the NAACP Image Awards were started in 1967 by the L.A. branch of the long-lived civil-rights org, the fight they were fighting was obvious. With quality roles for people of color scarce, and official recognition of those roles even scarcer, the...
  • Forest Whitaker, Paris Barclay, Cheryl Boone Isaacs Honored by NAACP

    The star of "Lee Daniels' The Butler" will receive the Chairman's Award this year. "Forest Whitaker embodies the moniker of artist-activist," said Roslyn M. Brock, chairman of the NAACP National Board of Directors. "His work in front of and behind the...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' Kevin Hart winners at NAACP Image Awards

    '12 Years a Slave,' Kevin Hart winners at NAACP Image Awards
    Comedian and actor Kevin Hart won the coveted Entertainer of the Year at the NAACP Image Awards on Saturday, while Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker was honored with awards for both his career and his latest role as a White House butler. One week...
  • Oscar-nominated films' unusual roots

    Oscar-nominated films' unusual roots
    There are many reasons investors enter the movie business. "Enticed by Charlie Sheen" isn't usually one of them. On a vacation to Los Angeles a few years ago, Joe Newcomb, a Texas entrepreneur who has made millions in the fertilizer business, accepted...
  • Oprah Winfrey to produce Martin Luther King biopic 'Selma'

    Oprah Winfrey to produce Martin Luther King biopic 'Selma'
    Oprah Winfrey has come aboard as a producer on "Selma," a biopic about the iconic Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to be distributed by Paramount Pictures, according to a report by Deadline Hollywood. The long-gestating film will focus on King's historic...