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  1. John Singleton on Hollywood's 'Slavery Zeitgeist' (Guest Column)

    1:08 pm 12/17/2013

    The acclaimed director on how "Fruitvale Station," "The Butler" and "12 Years a Slave" were made outside the studio system, and what's next: "The chains on what can be made and what can't in Hollywood have been unshackled."Read more

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  2. Actresses Roundtable: Full Uncensored Interview With Oprah, Julia Roberts, Lupita Nyong'o and More

    11:47 am 12/14/2013

    Octavia Spencer (Fruitvale Station), Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks), Julia Roberts (August: Osage County), Oprah Winfrey (Lee Daniels' The Butler), Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave), and Amy Adams (American Hustle) join THR executive editor Matt Belloni and executive editor of features Stephen Galloway for a candid conversation about their awards-worthy movies. Read more

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  3. Director Roundtable: Full Interview

    11:30 am 12/14/2013

    Steve McQueen ("12 Years a Slave"), Paul  Greengrass ("Captain Phillips"), David O. Russell ("American Hustle"), Ben Stiller ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"), Alfonso  Cuaron ("Gravity") and Lee  Daniels ("The Butler") join THR's Matt Belloni and Stephen Galloway to discuss their movies. Read more

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  4. Full Uncensored Writers Roundtable

    11:05 am 12/14/2013

    George Clooney and Grant Heslov (The Monuments Men), Jonas Cuaron (Gravity), Julie Delpy (Before Midnight), Nicole Holofcener (Enough Said), John Ridley (12 Years a Slave) and Danny Strong (Lee Daniels' The Butler) join THR's executive editor Matt Belloni and executive editor of features Stephen Galloway to talk about their craft. Read more

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  5. Producers Roundtable Full Interview

    10:30 am 12/14/2013

    Producers David Heyman (Gravity), Mark Wahlberg (Lone Survivor), Charles Roven (American Hustle), Pam Williams (The Butler), Michael De Luca (Captain Phillips) and Dede Gardner (12 Years a Slave) join THR's executive editor Matt Belloni and executive editor of features Stephen Galloway for a candid conversation about their award-worthy films. Read more

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  6. Golden Globes: 'The Butler,' Oprah Winfrey Completely Shut Out of Nominations

    7:59 am 12/12/2013

    Lee Daniels' film failed to earn a single mention a day after landing three SAG Awards noms.Read more

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  7. Oscars: '12 Years,' 'Gravity' and the Perils of Being an Early Frontrunner

    5:00 am 12/12/2013

    Films that are ahead of the pack in the fall can be in a precarious position, especially when December's shiny contenders ("Wolf of Wall Street," "American Hustle") arrive.Read more

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  8. '12 Years,' 'Breaking Bad' Dominate SAG Award Nominations

    12:56 pm 12/10/2013

    UPDATED: The actors in "American Hustle," "August: Osage County," "Dallas Buyers Club" and "Lee Daniels' The Butler" will face off in the top category of best motion picture cast.Read more

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  9. David Oyelowo on the Unusual Experience of Being Directed by Lee Daniels (Video)

    12:26 pm 12/10/2013

    The actor says that his director on "The Paperboy" and "The Butler" will sometimes yell "Fake!" in the middle of a take and break down crying on set.Read more

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  10. David Oyelowo on the Success of 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' and Working with the Director

    11:06 am 12/10/2013

    Breakthrough performer David Oyelowo shares what it's like to work with the temperamental director and how he's able to feed off the filmmaker's passion. "That, to me, is success, when I walk away from a set and I go, 'I am braver, I can be more than I have been before' and I think the key for all of us is the filmmakers," he says. Read more

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