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    Review: 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey

    “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” is nothing if not full of sincerity and effort. Which is why it’s so entirely confusing why they cast former teen heartthrob John Cusack as hangdog Richard Nixon. He’s fallen from his “Say Anything” days (and even the highs of “High Fidelity”), but this is maybe the worst c...

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    The 10 Things We Learned from the 'The Butler' Press Conference Including Why Lee Daniels Put a "F'in Parrot" In a Scene

    What with all the brouhaha over the title of "Lee Daniels' The Butler," entertainment reporters haven't had the time to write about much else regarding the star-studded historical film from the director of "Precious." With its August 16 release rapidly approaching, a press conference was held on Mon...

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    Watch: Travel Through History With 5 Clips From 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

    The summer movie season generally isn't a place known for edifying dramas covering a wide sweep of American history, but The Weinstein Company believes it's the perfect time to release "Lee Daniels' The Butler." Based on a true story of a White House servant who served through eight presidencies, th...

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    Watch 4 New Clips From 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' + Check Out A New Poster

    Here are 4 new clips from Lee Daniels' The Butler - a film that was in the middle of a legal battle between its distributor, The Weinstein Company, and their opponent, Warner Bros., but the fight is now over, with the film set for release in 2 weeks, on August 16.

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    Watch: Oprah Busts a Move in New Clip from 'The Butler'

    Although the film is called "Lee Daniels' The Butler," a good amount of attention and coverage has gone to neither to director Lee Daniels or Forest Whitaker, who assumes the title role. Instead, Oprah Winfre has been getting plenty of press for her involvement, as the media mogul is tackling her fi...

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    Watch: 2 Clips & 30-Minute Q&A For 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Plus Lots Of New Pics From The Film

    From an assassin drama in "Shadowboxer," to a grim tale of inner city life with "Precious," to a swampy Southern potboiler with "The Paperboy," Lee Daniels hasn't been one to stick to a traditional path. However, his forthcoming "Lee Daniels' The Butler" does find his ambitions reaching a whole new ...

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    Review: 'Rising From Ashes' (First Rwandan National Cycling Team Takes a Shot at 2012 Olympics)

    Inspirational sports documentary Rising From Ashes follows cycling legend Jock Boyer on a six-year journey to train the first ever national cycling team of Rwanda. Directed by T.C. Johnstone and executive produced and narrated by Forest Whitaker, the film opens in theaters tomorrow, August 2, in New...

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    Watch: First Clip From 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Stars Jane Fonda As Nancy Reagan Plus New Pics From The Film

    Well, the legal battle is over and Warner Brothers has won the day (kind of). The Weinstein Company have been forced to change the title of "The Butler" to "Lee Daniels' The Butler," allowing Warner Bros. archivists and lawyers to finally get some rest, worried as they were that audiences might walk...

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    The Weinstein Company Loses 'The Butler' Battle, Faces Heavy Fines & Must Amend Title

    Call it The Movie Formerly Known As "The Butler." With just a few weeks to go before the ensemble, historical drama hits theaters, The Weinstein Company is being forced to toss out their marketing materials, change the name of the movie, and pay some heavy fines after they've now (mostly) lost their...

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    'The Butler' Will Now Be Called 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' - MPAA Rules On Title Arbitration

    In yesterday's update, Harvey Weinstein had enlisted the civil rights leader trio comprised of Jesse Jackson, NAACP president & CEO Ben Jealous, and National Chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality, Roy Innis, in his fight against Warner Bros. over the use of the title The Butler. And also, ...

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