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  1. Oscars: How 'Selma' Filmmakers Made a Movie About MLK Without Using His Words

    9:00 am 12/16/2014

    Because Martin Luther King Jr.'s speeches are copyrighted — and licensed to another project — the film was made without his famous quotes, his licensed life story or the blessing of his childrenRead more

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  2. Palm Springs Film Fest: Oscar Hopeful 'Selma' to Open Academy-Favorite Gathering

    10:10 pm 12/15/2014

    Ava DuVernay's Golden Globe-nominated drama about Martin Luther King Jr. will kick things off Jan. 2, and 20 of 2014's top European films, including 11 Oscar submissions, will screen throughout the 10-day festRead more

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  3. 'Selma': Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo List Film's Lessons for Protesters

    5:00 am 12/15/2014

    Director Ava DuVernay and the cast wore "I Can't Breathe" tees after the film's U.S. premiere in NYC: "Don't let Christmas turkey make us take our focus off what needs to be done — this battle isn't going to be won quickly"Read more

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  4. Santa Barbara Film Fest: Jenny Slate, Logan Lerman Among 'Virtuosos' Honorees

    1:15 pm 12/12/2014

    The duo will be honored alongside five other Oscar hopefuls — Ellar Coltrane, Chadwick Boseman, Rosamund Pike, J.K. Simmons and David OyelowoRead more

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  5. NAACP Image Awards Nominations: 'Selma,' 'Get On Up' Land Top Film Nods

    10:10 am 12/9/2014

    'Black-ish,' 'How to Get Away With Murder' and 'Scandal' are among the top TV nomineesRead more

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  6. Palm Springs Film Fest: David Oyelowo Lands Breakthrough Performance Award for 'Selma'

    6:00 am 12/7/2014

    The 38-year-old Brit of Nigerian descent portrays Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Ava DuVernay's drama, the first studio film to center around the Civil Rights leaderRead more

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  7. Watch Trailers for 13 of December's Most Anticipated Films

    1:00 pm 11/30/2014

    Reese Witherspoon's 'Wild,' the final 'Hobbit' installment, Chris Rock's Toronto Film Festival sensation 'Top Five,' 'Into the Woods' and Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' are all set to hit theaters in the final month of 2014Read more

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  8. 'Selma': AFI Fest Review

    12:01 am 11/12/2014

    Director Ava DuVernay and a top-notch cast fill in the back story of the 1965 civil rights march from Selma to MontgomeryRead more

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  9. AFI Fest to Show 'Selma' in Its Entirety

    9:46 am 11/10/2014

    Initial plans to show just 30 minutes of the film have been replaced with a full screeningRead more

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  10. Governors Awards: Top Contenders Celebrate Legends at Dress Rehearsal for Oscars

    1:29 am 11/9/2014

    As always, the Academy's second biggest night was beautifully orchestrated, emotionally moving and attracted dozens of current Oscar hopefulsRead more

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