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    Sundance Review: Alicia Keys-Scored 'Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete' Loses Its Way

    Director George Tillman Jr.'s filmography includes star-studded studio projects like "Men of Honor" and "Notorious," but you wouldn't guess it from the ultra-sincere "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete," an earnest tale of two lower class kids spending the summer on their own in the Brooklyn p...

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    Aretha Franklin Says Taylor Hackford Is Directing Her Biopic; Wants Denzel Washington To Play Her Dad

    Unsurprisingly, an Aretha Franklin biopic is not exactly a new idea – it’s one that’s been tossed around for many years now yet has failed to get off the ground. As far back as 2008, Aretha herself was speaking out about the project, at the time expressing reservations about a non-...

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    Director Darrell Roodt Tells S&A What to Expect from 'Winnie' Biopic, Defends Casting Choices

    The long-awaited Winnie Mandela biopic starring Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard is finally headed to theaters. Winnie, which opened the Montreal International Black Film Festival this week, will be released nationwide in Canada starting October 5 with a U.S. release scheduled to follow in Novemb...

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    Oprah Winfrey Keeps 'Next Chapter' Ratings Momentum Going, Books Jennifer Hudson Sit-Down

    Likely buoyed by strong ratings from recent celeb interviews, Oprah Winfrey is continuing along that path.

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    'Winnie' To Open 8th Montreal International Black Film Festival In September

    Months after the Toronto International Film Festival screened it (last September), it'll be the opening night film for another Canadian film festival (it wasn't the opening night film for TIFF by the way), this one in Montreal - the Montreal International Black Film Festival specificall...

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    Anthony Mackie, Jeffrey Wright, Jordin Sparks & Jennifer Husdon To Discover 'The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete'

    It's been seven years since Anthony Mackie and Jeffrey Wright rubbed elbows in "The Manchurian Candidate" remake, and any reason to bring these fave actors of ours back together is something we'll pay attention to. And lo and behold, an indie film has started shooting today pairing...

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett & Jennifer Hudson To Star In Big Screen Adaptation Of Langston Hughes' 'Black Nativity'

    Christmas movies, don’t you just love ‘em? Last year we got the child-friendly “Arthur Christmas” and the not so child-friendly “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas,” but it looks like we should expect to see something very earnest at one of the next few Christ...

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    Watch New 5-Minute 'Winnie' Promo Presented By T. D. Jakes (Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard)

    To say that Winnie, the Winnie Mandela bio-pic starring Jennifer Hudson in the lead role and Terrence Howard as Nelson, has been a "troubled" production is putting it mildly.

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