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  1. 'Nina': Film Review

    12:00 am 4/18/2016

    Zoe Saldana stars as "High Priestess of Soul" Nina Simone in an already controversial new biopic.Read more

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  2. Director of Nina Simone Documentary Calls Zoe Saldana Film an "Ugly and Inaccurate Portrayal" (Guest Column)

    4:25 pm 3/18/2016

    Jeff L. Lieberman, who directed 2015’s 'The Amazing Nina Simone,' responds to 'Nina' distributor Robert L. Johnson's recent defense of the biopic.Read more

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  3. 'Nina' Distributor on Zoe Saldana Casting: "Who's to Decide When You're Black Enough?"

    6:09 pm 3/16/2016

    Robert L. Johnson, whose RLJ Entertainment will release the Nina Simone biopic on April 22, tells THR that backlash against the film is a relic of slave-era mentality. Read more

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  4. Queen Latifah, Paula Patton Defend Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone: "Try to Enjoy It and Stop Judging"

    7:25 am 3/8/2016

    "Imagine being in her shoes and enduring that. It's not cool, and it's not right."Read more

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  5. 'Nina' Trailer

    10:01 am 3/7/2016

    Official trailer for 'Nina' starring Zoe Saldana and David Oyelowo.Read more

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  6. India Arie: Why Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone Is "Tone-Deaf" Casting (Q&A)

    1:10 am 3/5/2016

    The Grammy-winning soul singer, who saw an early cut of the film, tells THR that she doesn’t blame the actress for taking the role but says the blackface controversy "is ironic in the worst possible way."Read more

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  7. Nina Simone's Daughter: "It's Unfortunate Zoe Saldana Is Being Attacked So Viciously"

    7:58 am 3/4/2016

    While Lisa Simone Kelly says she doesn't know who sent out the tweet from her mother's estate attacking the actress, she indicates that she doesn't support the film or Saldana's casting.Read more

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  8. Nina Simone's Family to Zoe Saldana: "Take Nina's Name Out Your Mouth. For the Rest of Your Life"

    7:06 pm 3/2/2016

    Simone's family reacted to the biopic's trailer, which was released Wednesday. Read more

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  9. Amanda De Cadenet on Hillary Clinton Interview: "She is a Very Compassionate Person"

    6:25 pm 1/12/2016

    For a special airing on Lifetime on Wednesday night, the interviewer reveals what most surprised her when she sat down with the presidential candidate.Read more

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