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  1. Oscars: 5 Ways to Depolarize the Broadcast

    8:00 am 2/5/2015

    A politically charged environment filled with controversy over 'American Sniper' and charges of Academy racism over the 'Selma' snubs means only one thing: A makeover must happen — fast — for the show on Feb. 22, Hollywood's biggest night to market itself to the world.Read more

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  2. Humanitas Honors Jason Katims, John Ridley

    10:08 pm 1/16/2015

    TV’s most prolific writers gathered to support each other’s achievements at the 40th annual celebration. Read more

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  3. John Ridley on Timely Parallels of ABC's 'American Crime'

    11:14 am 1/14/2015

    The '12 Years a Slave' Oscar winner says the anthology drama will honor — not exploit — events like Ferguson.Read more

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  4. 'Jimi: All is by My Side' Trailer

    2:55 pm 7/7/2014

    Andre Benjamin stars as Jimi Hendrix in John Ridley's drama about the early years of the of the rock star. The film, co-starring Imogen Poots and Hayley Atwell is set to hit theaters on Sept. 26. Read more

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  5. 'Jimi: All Is by My Side' Trailer: Andre Benjamin Plays Jimi Hendrix (Video)

    8:59 pm 7/3/2014

    Hayley Atwell and Imogen Poots co-star in the biopic about the rock star's early career, hitting theaters Sept. 26.Read more

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  6. Jimi Hendrix Film Producer: 'We Bet the House on Andre Benjamin' (Q&A)

    1:31 pm 3/9/2014

    Danny Bramson explains how the music of "Jimi: All By My Side" came together without the benefit of any Hendrix recordings.Read more

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  7. Felicity Huffman to Star in ABC Drama From '12 Years a Slave' Writer

    11:00 am 3/7/2014

    She'll play Timothy Hutton's ex-wife in John Ridley's racially charged legal drama, marking her return to the "Desperate Housewives" network.Read more

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  8. First Clips of Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in 'All Is by My Side' (Video)

    6:39 am 3/6/2014

    UPDATED: Extended looks at the biopic, written and directed by "12 Years a Slave" screenwriter John Ridley, feature the Outkast frontman flirting with Imogen Poots' Linda Keith and discussing his approach to music with a prospective manager.Read more

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  9. Timothy Hutton to Star in John Ridley's ABC Drama (Exclusive)

    9:13 pm 3/5/2014

    He'll play a father whose son is killed in the drama about a racially charged trial.Read more

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  10. Oscars 2014: The Best Speeches

    9:56 pm 3/2/2014

    First-time Oscar winners Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong'o delivered two of the most memorable speeches of the night.Read more

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