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  • '12 Years a Slave' Will Be Taught In High Schools

    The National School Boards Association has made it mandatory that U.S. public high schools add Oscar-nominated feature "12 Years a Slave" to their curriculum. The NSBA along with talkshow host Montel Williams have partnered with New Regency, Penguin...
  • Oscars Picks: Variety Critics on Who Should Win Best Supporting Actor/Actress

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR JUSTIN CHANG: Bonjour, Peter. I know you're still settling into your new Parisian digs as we speak (I'm picturing you at your laptop in an "I Louvre Paris" T-shirt with a cafe au lait at the ready), so I appreciate your taking the...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'Blue Jasmine' win Costume Designer Guild awards

    "12 Years a Slave," "Blue Jasmine" and "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" won at the 16th Costume Designer Guild Awards on Saturday evening in Beverly Hills. Patricia Norris won in the period film category for "12 Years a Slave." Earlier in the evening,...
  • NAACP Image Awards 2014: Complete winners list

    Winners of the 45th NAACP Image Awards (some presented at a ceremony Saturday night in Pasadena, others announced the previous night): MOTION PICTURE CATEGORIES Motion Picture: “12 Years a Slave” Directing: Steve McQueen, “12 Years a...
  • Winfrey to salute Mandela at NAACP Image Awards

    Winfrey to salute Mandela at NAACP Image Awards
    Oprah Winfrey and "Lee Daniels' The Butler" didn't get any love from the Academy Awards. The NAACP Image Awards, at 9 p.m. Saturday (tonight) on TV One, will be a different matter. At least Winfrey and her movie will get air time. She will salute...
  • There's still good reason to honor Black History Month

    It's Black History Month, and hats off to those South Floridians who are making Carter G. Woodson proud. For those who may not remember, or simply don't know, Woodson was the historian who in 1926 declared the second week of February to be "Negro...
  • Brian Roberts: Comcast's Mild-Mannered Ruler of All Media Sets Watchdogs Howling

    In the cosmic scheme of things, it's fitting that Comcast's game-changing deal to acquire Time Warner Cable came almost 10 years to the day that the cable giant went public with its audacious $66 billion bid to acquire the Walt Disney Co. Disney's board,...
  • Oscar's Unsung Heroes: 'Lone Survivor' Stunt Coordinator, 'Llewyn Davis' Cat Herder and 'Her' Vidgame Designer

    Here is Variety's annual look at the standouts in fields that don't offer kudos-the animal trainer on "Inside Llewyn Davis," the stunt coordinator on "Lone Survivor" and the video game designer on "Her." Animal Trainer Herded Scene-Stealing Cats It's...
  • 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...
  • Matthew McConaughey on 'True Detective': 'I Wanted to Get In That Dude's Head'

    Nic Pizzolatto had the vision, but it was Matthew McConaughey who gave voice to "True Detective," HBO's languid, Louisiana-set murder mystery that serves up a tasty gumbo of earthy characters, gritty drama and surrealist storytelling. Pizzolatto wrote...
  • Paris Barclay, Cheryl Boone Isaacs to Be Inducted into NAACP Hall of Fame

    Paris Barclay and Cheryl Boone Isaacs will be inducted into the NAACP Hall of Fame at the 45th Annual Image Awards. The awards, which will air on TV One live at 9 p.m. on Feb. 22 from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, celebrate the accomplishments of people...