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Will Smith “Surprised” ‘Concussion’ Didn’t “Have a Bigger Impact”

"I knew it would be hard because people love the game, but the science is so overwhelming, and it's something that we really need to take a look at," the actor says of head-trauma in the NFL.

Will Smith Learned of Wife’s Oscar-Boycott Video From the Paparazzi

"Let me tell you if I was the only person of color nominated, my wife would have made two videos," Smith said, laughing, of criticism that Jada Pinkett Smith's boycott was inspired by his lack of a…

Oscar-Winning Producer Denounces “Spoiled Brats” Crying “Racism”

"As far as Michael Moore is concerned, he is a socialist always looking to insert his brand of racist hatred. Spike Lee — haven't I heard this from him before?" says 'Schindler's List' producer…

Will Smith Joining Wife in Not Attending Oscars

The 'Concussion' star, who many believe should have been nominated for an Academy Award, told 'GMA's' Robin Roberts that he didn't think this year's nominations reflect America's diversity.

Oscars: Omission of Black Actors Upsetting, But Not Inexplicable or Proof of Racism

"None of this year's excluded films about people of color or people of color themselves were thought to be slam-dunks going into the nominations," writes THR's awards analyst. "They were competing in…

Box Office: ‘Star Wars’ Rings in Record New Year’s Day, Nears $700M in U.S.

Worldwide, the blockbuster hits $1.39 billion; Quentin Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight' rides to No. 3 in its nationwide expansion, while Alejandro G. Inarritu's 'The Revenant' continues to thrive at…

‘Concussion’ Editor Talks About Balancing Artistic License, Lawyers and the NFL (Q&A)

"The scrutiny that that you come under when you are making a movie that based on real events is sometimes overwhelming," says Oscar winner William Goldenberg.

NFL Player Pens Essay After Viewing ‘Concussion’: “Football Has Placed Me in Harm’s Way”

"When you've actually competed against a player who was later found to have CTE, it is unsettling," New York Jets' D'Brickashaw Ferguson wrote.

Sony Offers Free Admission for NFL Players to ‘Concussion’

Will Smith stars in the Sony film about the doctor who discovered CTE, a football-related brain trauma.

NFL Drama ‘Concussion’ Has Already Been Screened for “a Few Hundred” Players

"This was something our union was definitely going to recommend," says top NFL Players Association executive George Atallah.

Producer J. Todd Harris: This Year’s Prestige Titles Reaffirm Faith in Movies (Guest Column)

'Spotlight,' 'Concussion' and 'The Big Short' have all taken on massive institutions and could "influence how we view those institutions and their impact on our lives."

‘Concussion’ Producer Giannina Scott to Lead Bennet Omalu Foundation

The newly launched foundation aims to further research for traumatic injuries and present findings to the NFL.