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  1. Lee Daniels to Receive Outfest's Visionary Award

    11:25 am 10/10/2013

    The filmmaker will be recognized at the Legacy Awards on Nov. 21 for his contribution to LGBT arts and visibility.Read more

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  2. Hollywood Film Awards to Honor Michael B. Jordan, Sophie Nelisse and David Oyelowo (Exclusive)

    9:18 am 10/9/2013

    The 26-year-old star of "Fruitvale Station," 13-year-old star of "The Book Thief" and 37-year-old star of "Lee Daniels' The Butler" follow in impressive footsteps.Read more

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  3. Lee Daniels to Receive Directing Honor at Hollywood Film Awards (Exclusive)

    8:00 am 10/4/2013

    The 53-year-old, who has directed four very different features, is being recognized for his work on "Lee Daniels' The Butler," his biggest commercial success thus far.Read more

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  4. Oscars: How Screener DVDs Help or Hurt This Year's Contenders (Analysis)

    7:00 am 10/4/2013

    Several big movies could lose awards luster if voters wait to view them on the small screen (i.e. the 3D space drama "Gravity"), but others might actually benefit from a home viewing (i.e. the lesbian love story "Blue Is the Warmest Color"). Read more

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  5. Forest Whitaker to Receive Actor Tribute at Gotham Awards

    10:53 am 10/3/2013

    The Oscar-winning 'Butler' star will be honored at the annual New York event, which takes place on Dec. 2.Read more

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  6. 'The Butler' to Open Mumbai Film Festival

    12:57 am 9/26/2013

    The 15th edition of the event will screen more than 200 films, including Joseph Gordon-Levitt's "Don Jon" in the competition for debut feature directors.Read more

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  7. 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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  8. Box Office Milestone: 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Hits $100 Million

    10:21 am 9/15/2013

    UPDATED: The filmmaker becomes one of only a handful of black directors to have a movie hit this mark in the U.S.Read more

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  9. Box Office: Vin Diesel's 'Riddick' Opens No. 1 With $18.7 Million

    8:06 am 9/8/2013

    UPDATED: "Lee Daniels' The Butler" stays high up on the chart, coming in No. 2 in its fourth weekend and crossing the $90 million mark; "Salinger" scores the best opening for a documentary in nearly 18 months. Read more

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  10. Box Office: Vin Diesel's 'Riddick' Pacing for $20 Million-Plus Debut

    1:21 pm 9/6/2013

    "Lee Daniels' The Butler" falls to No. 2 after ruling the domestic box office for three consecutive weekends.Read more

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