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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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    Star-Studded Drama 'Lullaby' Acquired by ARC Entertainment

    ARC Entertainment plans to bring some life-affirming drama into moviegoers' lives, having now acquired all North American rights to Andrew Levitas' feel-good film "Lullaby," featuring an acclaimed cast that includes Garrett Hedlund, Richard Jenkins, Amy Adams, Jessica Brown Findlay, Terrence Howard...

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    Now Streaming On Netflix: Winnie Mandela Biopic Starring Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard

    Winnie Mandela Biopic (Starring Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard)

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    How Kasi Lemmons' Return to the Holiday Musical 'Black Nativity' Saved Her Life

    But it took Lemmons four years to "shake down" the play and come up with her own take, which is revived every Christmas in cities all around the country, and new music to go along with the original's holiday standards. Producer Celine Rattray first suggested the project to her. "Look no further," Le...

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    New On DVD, Blu-ray, VOD: Winnie Mandela Biopic (Starring Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard)

    New On DVD, Blu-ray, VOD: Winnie Mandela Biopic (Starring Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard)

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    Black Nativity Director Kasi Lemmons Talks About Langston Hughes, Making a Musical

    Kasi Lemmons adapts Langston Hughes' musical retelling of the Nativity story in her new film Black Nativity. Lemmons spoke with Women and Hollywood about her attachment to Langston Hughes' work, the new songs she co-wrote for the film, and this year's bumper crop of films about the black experie...

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    'Winnie Mandela' Comes to DVD and Blu-Ray December 3

    One Village Entertainment has announced the December 3 DVD and Blu-Ray release of Winnie Mandela, the epic biopic starring Jennifer Hudson and Terence Howard.

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    Watch The Last 10 Years of Best Supporting Actress Oscar Speeches

    Every few weeks during awards season -- to fill in those long gaps between actual developments -- we figured we'd wet your Oscars-appetite by taking a look back at the acceptance speeches of yore. Or, in this case, the past 10 years (is that yore, yet?).

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    Review: Personality & Buoyant Child Performances Sustain Flawed 'The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete'

    “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete” opens with a compression of plight so packed it might set a record. When we first meet Mister (Skylan Brooks), a 14-year-old boy living with his drug-addled mother (Jennifer Hudson) in a squalid apartment, he's flunked out of eight grade, been denied grocer...

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    Jennifer Hudson on Playing a Heroin Addict in 'Mister & Pete' and Why She's Still Unsure About Acting Despite Having Won an Oscar

    Jennifer Hudson went to some dark places to score the Oscar for her debut performance in "Dreamgirls," but none darker than the ones she plunges into in the gritty indie "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete," out today in select theaters. In George Tillman Jr.'s drama, Hudson plays Gloria, a he...

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