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  1. 'Fruitvale Station' Director Ryan Coogler on Telling Oscar Grant's Story

    3:00 pm 1/9/2014

    The director shares how the untimely death impacted him and why he wanted to write and direct a film about Oscar Grant's last few days. Plus producer Forest Whitaker and leading character Michael B. Jordan reveal why it was important for the movie to show every aspect of Oscar's life. Read more

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  2. 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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  3. What to Make of the SAG Awards Nominations (Analysis)

    5:42 am 12/11/2013

    THR's awards analyst says noms for Barkhad Abdi, Daniel Bruhl, Forest Whitaker and the "Dallas Buyers Club" ensemble were not assured -- and snubs of "All Is Lost" star Robert Redford and the "Saving Mr. Banks" ensemble were surprising.Read more

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  4. Gotham Awards: Full of Sound and Fury, Signifying Nothing (Analysis)

    7:47 pm 12/2/2013

    The night's big winners -- including "Inside Llewyn Davis," Matthew McConaughey, Brie Larson, Michael B. Jordan, Ryan Coogler and "The Act of Killing" -- each were chosen by different committees consisting of just five people.Read more

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  5. Full Uncensored Actors Roundtable

    8:00 am 11/30/2013

    Full uncensored interview with awards contenders Jake Gyllenhaal (Prisoners), Forest Whitaker (Lee Daniels’ The Butler), Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club), Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club), Josh Brolin (Labor Day) and Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale Station). Read more

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  6. Hollywood Thanksgiving: Stars Celebrate on Twitter

    1:39 pm 11/28/2013

    UPDATED: Oprah, Justin Timberlake, Lindsay Lohan, Lady Gaga, Zac Efron, Stephen Colbert, Shonda Rhimes, Paula Deen and Ronan Farrow were among those who took to the micro-blogging platform to share their turkey day thoughts.Read more

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  7. JFK Assassination Anniversary: Hollywood Remembers the President on Twitter

    1:11 pm 11/22/2013

    Fifty years after Kennedy's shocking fatal shooting, stars, directors and executives took to social media to share their thoughts on the historic moment.Read more

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  8. 'Black Nativity' Stars, Producers Inspired by Past Success

    1:57 pm 11/19/2013

    At the film's Harlem premiere, producer Trudie Styler talks about the challenges of making a winter movie in Manhattan while newcomer Jacob Latimore reveals how working with veterans like Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett and Jennifer Hudson affected his performance.Read more

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