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  1. 'Get On Up' Trailer

    9:35 am 3/14/2014

    Chadwick Boseman stars in Tate Taylor's drama based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul James Brown. The film with an all-star cast including Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd and Nelsan Ellis is set to hit theaters on Aug. 1. Read more

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  2. Viola Davis to Star in ABC Drama 'How to Get Away With Murder'

    3:20 pm 2/25/2014

    The two-time Oscar nominee will play a law professor and criminal defense attorney in the drama from executive producers Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers. Read more

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  3. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Toronto Review

    7:30 pm 9/10/2013

    In his feature debut, New York filmmaker Ned Benson brings together a dream cast with Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy toplining.Read more

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  4. Telluride: 'Prisoners' Is Well-Made and Gripping, But Is It Academy Fare? (Analysis)

    11:54 am 8/31/2013

    Because of the detective-thriller's dark subject matter, the large number of its actors who shine in it and the Academy's longstanding genre biases, it may slip through the cracks.Read more

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  5. Prisoners: Telluride Review

    4:28 pm 8/30/2013

    Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal lead an all-star cast in Canadian director Denis Villeneuve's thriller about the search for two abducted children.Read more

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  6. Hammer Museum to Honor Writer Tony Kushner, Artist Robert Gober

    5:21 pm 7/10/2013

    Viola Davis will be on hand Oct. 5 to pay tribute to the Oscar-nominated "Lincoln" scribe at the Los Angeles museum's 11th annual Gala in the Garden.Read more

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  7. 'Prisoners' Trailer

    9:36 am 5/31/2013

    The first trailer for 'Prisoners' shows Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal hunting for two kidnapped girls. The film, from Warner Bros. and Alcon Entertainment, was directed by Denis Villeneuve. It also stars Terrence Howard and Viola Davis.Read more

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  8. Box Office Preview: Bruce Willis' 'Die Hard 5' Eyeing Big Holiday Win

    12:44 pm 2/13/2013

    UPDATED: The action pic opens on Valentine’s Day opposite female-fueled “Safe Haven” and “Beautiful Creatures”; animated pic "Escape From Planet Earth" debuts Friday as the long Presidents Day weekend gets underway.Read more

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  9. 'Beautiful Creatures' Star Viola Davis on Why Her Character Isn't a Maid in the Adaptation (Q&A)

    11:41 am 2/11/2013

    "I think that when black people are woven into the lives of characters in 2013, then I think they play other roles than maids," says the actress, who stars as a woman with supernatural powers in the romance drama.Read more

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