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  1. AFM: 5 Hot Indie Directors on Why Studios Don't Make Their Kinds of Films Anymore

    2:41 pm 10/31/2013

    In THR's roundtable, Oliver Hirschbiegel ("Diana"), James Gray ("The Immigrant"), Atom Egoyan ("Devil's Knot"), Jonathan Teplitzky ("The Railway Man") and Ryan Coogler ("Fruitvale Station") also weigh in on why TV can't replace great films, the terror of going to set on the first day ("I want to throw up") and unusual advice for aspiring filmmakers.Read more

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  2. Zurich Fest: Diego Quemada-Diez's 'La Jaula De Oro' Wins Best Film

    2:18 pm 10/6/2013

    Michael B. Jordan gets a special mention from the Zurich jury for his starring role in Ryan Coogler's "Fruitvale Station."Read more

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  3. Zurich Fest: Harvey Weinstein Hints at Oscars Gameplan

    2:22 pm 9/29/2013

    The exec explains why the studio held back "Grace of Monaco" and will be pushing "Fruitvale Station." He figured: "This is the most competitive season I've ever seen."Read more

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  4. John Singleton: Can a White Director Make a Great Black Movie? (Guest Column)

    6:00 am 9/19/2013

    "42" and "The Help" had white helmers; "The Butler" and "12 Years a Slave" didn't. The Oscar-nominated director questions the studios' motives in telling black stories with scant African-American input: "It's as if the studios are saying, 'We want it black, just not that black.' "Read more

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  5. Quentin Tarantino, David O. Russell Finalists for 2013 Humanitas Prize

    6:00 am 7/17/2013

    Ryan Coogler is in contention for “Fruitvale Station,” and “Flight” writer John Gatins is also among the honorees.Read more

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  6. Indie Icons: Octavia Spencer and the Cast of 'Fruitvale Station' Discuss the Film Fest Favorite (Video)

    3:32 pm 7/10/2013

    Rising star Michael B. Jordan, writer/director Ryan Coogler and Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer talk about turning this gritty tale into a critically acclaimed indie-flick. Read more

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  7. Indie Icons 'Take 5': Octavia Spencer and the Cast of 'Fruitvale Station'

    10:36 am 7/9/2013

    Rising star Michael B. Jordan, first-time director Ryan Coogler and Oscar winner Octavia Spencer talk about who inspires them and what makes them geek out.Read more

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  8. Indie Icons 'Take 5': 'Fruitvale Station' Cast on Making Independent Movies

    10:45 am 6/28/2013

    Octavia Spencer and director Ryan Coogler and the cast of his drama share the biggest differences in making big-budget films and independents. The stars also give us their best advice for up-and-coming actors. Read more

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  9. LAFF Screens 'Fruitvale Station' for Annual Gala

    7:32 pm 6/18/2013

    Producer Forest Whitaker and star Octavia Spencer hit the carpet for Ryan Coogler's acclaimed drama.Read more

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