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    Revisiting Spike Lee's *Forgotten Films* #1 - "She Hate Me"

    I call them Spike Lee's *forgotten* films, not because we don't remember them, but rather because, when discussion of Spike's film (specifically fan favorites) are had, these are the titles that rarely get mention. 

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    The Trouble With "Scandal"

    Like many, I eagerly anticipated the premiere of the show Scandal. A beautiful, black woman who is a power player in D.C., it had me chomping at the bit. With all of the strong television shows for women (Homeland on Showtime, The Good Wife on CBS - although, I don't know why the...

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    Where Even The Spoons Are Political: "Veep" and "Scandal" Do D.C. For TV

    “We live in a culture now where it’s almost like we are used to being lied to,” Julia Louis-Dreyfuss said in a recent New York Times Magazine piece about her HBO series Veep – to which any thinking person can only respond, “ALMOST?”  (Or hope that she de...

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    'Django Unchained' Character Guide and Official Synopsis

    The graphic poster for "Django Unchained" (December 25) is spare and actor-free, so we decided to fill in a character guide and an embellished official synopsis--we did read the Quentin Tarantino script.

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    Guest Post: Trouble in Hollywood - Hunger Games Fans Resort to Racist Tweets

    The first installment of the highly anticipated The Hunger Games trilogy finally made its way to the silver screen, earning an historic $155 million its opening weekend. While fans cheered on Katniss Everdreen—the strong and self-sufficient blue-eyed, blond hair Anglo heroine fighting for her ...

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    Sneak Preview: Shonda Rhimes' Scandal

    Thanks to Shonda Rhimes next week will be a milestone week. It will be the first time in 30 years that a single African American woman will be the lead on a network TV show. (Jada Pinkett Smith was the lead on Hawthorne on cable) The show -- Scandal -- is based on the life of Washington "fixe...

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    "It's Handled" - Watch Kerry Washington In Action In New "Scandal" Clip

    And if you haven't seen enough clips from the upcoming new Shonda Rhimes series starring Kerry Washington, here's another clip featuring Kerry in action as *fixer* Olivia Pope.

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    Watch The Crackling First 8 Minutes Of "Scandal" - Shonda Rhimes’ New Series Starring Kerry Washington

    Quick recap... Shonda Rhimes' new series Scandal which is headlined by Kerry Washington, with Columbus Short and others in supporting roles.

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  • The Playlist
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    Kerry Washington Confirmed As Broomhilda In Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'

    After a raft of casting that has seen pretty much every role big and small get filled, the one big question mark remaining for Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" was who would take on the part of Broomhilda, the lead character's slave wife who is sold off and raped, setting Django on his mission...

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    Kerry Washington In The Mix To Play Broomhilda In 'Django Unchained'

    While nothing is official on Quentin Tarantino's highly anticipated slave/western/vengeance flick "Django Unchained," this is the way it's shaping so far: Jamie Foxx would play the titular Django, who under the tutelage of a German bounty hunter played by Christoph Waltz, squares off against Calvin ...

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