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    The Academy Got It Wrong: Black Oscar Winners and the Roles They Should Have Won For

    In anticipation of the Academy Award ceremony this weekend, here’s a look back at the black actors who’ve taken home the Oscar, and which other roles they should have won for, if any.

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    Berlin Reviews: ‘Two Men In Town,’ Blind Massage,’ ‘If You Don’t, I Will’ & ‘In Between Worlds’

    A remake of a 1973 French film starring Alain Delon and Jean Gabin, “Two Men In Town” is a sadly missed opportunity. It's a beautifully shot film (kudos to DP Yves Cape, who also served on “Holy Motors” and “White Material”), but one that, aside from some unusual casting decisions, brings nothing ne...

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    Berlin Review: Forest Whitaker Impresses As Paroled Criminal In Uneven 'Two Men In Town,' A Remake At War With Itself

    French-Algerian director Rachid Bouchareb has lately alternated between sweeping historical dramas (the WWII drama "Days of Glory," the Algerian War portrait "Outside the Law") and sentimental two-handers with quieter approaches ("London River," "Just Like a Woman"). In all cases, however, Bouchareb...

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    Watch: 'Ernest & Celestine' Go On The Run In Trailer For 2014 Academy Award Best Animated Film Nominee

    Here's a friendly reminder that when it comes to animated films, you have options outside the usual Hollywood stuff from Pixar, Fox and DreamWorks, that are no less creative and charming. A new trailer for the Oscar nominated "Ernest & Celestine" is here, and it'll send some warm vibes your way.

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    'Bird' w/ Forest Whitaker Finally Coming Out On Blu-Ray (But There Are A Few Catches)

    Finally, after all these years, Clint Eastwood's film about jazz great Charlie Parker, is coming to blu-ray this year. There are, however, just a few catches.

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    Forest Whitaker Will Star In & Direct 'The Shack' (God As A 'Jolly African American Woman?')

    Forest Whitaker Will Star In & Direct 'The Shack' (God As A 'Jolly African American Woman?')

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    'Taken 3' Gets Moving With Olivier Megaton Returning To Direct, Forest Whitaker Joining Liam Neeson

    It seems like ancient history, but way back in the fall of 2012, following the massive box office success of "Taken 2," sequel screenwriter Robert Mark Kamen indicated that Fox very much wanted to move forward with a third installment of the franchise. And this summer, Liam Neeson got paid a handsom...

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    Forest Whitaker In Talks To Join Liam Neeson In 'Taken 3'

    Forest Whitaker In Talks To Join Liam Neeson In 'Taken 3'

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    Forest Whitaker to Receive NAACP Chairman's Award at 45th NAACP Image Awards

    Forest Whitaker to Receive NAACP Chairman's Award at the 45th NAACP Image Awards

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    Forest Whitaker/Rachid Bouchareb Feature Collaboration Gets New Title + Berlin World Premiere

    Forest Whitaker/Rachid Bouchareb Feature Collaboration Gets New Title + Berlin World Premiere

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