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    Outside of the 99% - Performances That Should've Been Nominated This Year, But Weren't

    Outside of the 99%- Performances That Should've Been Nominated This Year, But Weren't

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    Theatre News: Audra McDonald As Billie Holiday On Broadway + Playwrights Horizons Grant For Danai Gurira

    Theatre News: Audra McDonald As Billie Holiday On Broadway + Playwrights Horizons Grant For Danai Gurira

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    Interview: Danai Gurira on Telling African Stories in America In 'Mother of George' (Now On DVD, Blu-ray, Amazon Instant, iTunes)

    Interview: Danai Gurira on Telling African Stories in America In 'Mother of George' (Now On DVD, Blu-ray, Amazon Instant, iTunes)

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    For Your Consideration: 10 Overlooked Actresses Who Deserve Some Awards Season Attention

    Received wisdom says that most years, including this one, the Best Actress field of contenders for the Oscars is "weaker" than their male counterparts, with a fairly limited group of possibilities who are plausible nominees. To which we can only say: horseshit. Every year, but this one in particular...

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    The 25 Best Breakthrough Performances Of 2013

    One of the great pleasures of being a movie fan is the discovery of new performers. Faces that, months earlier, you'd have passed by in the street, suddenly gifted the role of a lifetime, and whose lives will never be the same again. It feels to us that 2013 was an especially strong year for new fac...

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    Andrew Dosunmu's 'Mother Of George' Opens In DC For One Week Only (10/18)

    I'm disappointed, yet not surprised, that Andrew Dosunmu's acclaimed sophomore effort, Mother of George, will be opening in my area for one week only.

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    Review: Visually Arresting 'Mother Of George' Is A Stunning Accomplishment

    It is hard to recall a wedding sequence as lovingly photographed, gorgeously realized, and downright joyous as the one that opens Andrew Dosunmu’s “Mother of George.” It is the union of a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, Adenike (Danai Gurira) and Ayodele (Isaac de Bankolé), an event that has bro...

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    Interview: Danai Gurira Talks 'Mother Of George,' The Film's Distinct Look & Working On 'The Walking Dead'

    Now playing in limited release, "Mother of George" is one of those tiny movies you should seek out, wherever and however you can. Directed by Andrew Dosunmu ("Restless City"), the film premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival and was singled out for its sumptuous cinematography by Bradford Yo...

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    Box Office Figures For 'Mother Of George' & 'Blue Caprice' + Upcoming Theatrical Playdates

    Both films opened over the weekend, both in new York City, both playing in one theater, so box office totals for each weren't exactly earth-shattering; but, their per screen averages were strong.In fact, Andrew Dosunmu's Mother of George, released by Oscilloscope, had the highest per screen average ...

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    Will 'Mother Of George' Play At A Theater Near You, As It Opens Today? Find Out Here...

    Oscilloscope Laboratories opens Andrew Dosunmu's lauded Sundance competition drama entry Mother of George in theaters, TODAY, in a limited release, as it gradually expands to other cities over the next 2-3 months.

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