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    'Red Band Society' Review: What Ails the Ambitious Fox Dramedy?

    Fox's new dramedy "Red Band Society," adapted from a Catalan series and executive-produced by Steven Spielberg, premieres tonight, and while it's not DOA, the show suffers from a few unfortunate conditions. To its credit, the dramedy about a hospital ward of kids looked after by Nurse Jackson (Octav...

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    TIFF 2014 Review: Full of Black Stereotypes, 'Black and White' is a Movie About Race That Avoids Its Subject

    It’s a fairly intriguing premise, but one that must be handled delicately in order to work. Here, it doesn’t.

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    TIFF Review: 'Black And White' Starring Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Anthony Mackie, Gillian Jacobs And More

    It was almost a decade ago when Paul Haggis' "Crash" premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and began its journey to the Academy Awards, where it would win three statues, including the Oscar for Best Picture. The backlash was swift, with the intervening years (somewhat unfairly) paint...

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    Watch: First Trailer For TIFF Entry 'Black And White' With Kevin Costner & Octavia Spencer

    Kevin Costner's on the comeback trail at the moment, and while films like "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" and "Draft Day" didn't quite pay off, he's got plenty more on the way. Next up is "Black And White," a reteam with semi-regular collaborator Mike Binder, which screens at the Toronto International F...

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    Octavia Spencer & Kevin Costner are Caught in Custody Battle in First 'Black and White' Trailer

    The drama centers on Elliot Anderson (Costner) an attorney widowed after his wife dies in a car crash, and who also is raising his bi-racial granddaughter Eloise, since his daughter died in childbirth.

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    Watch: Full Pilot for Fox's 'Red Band Society' Available Online For 100 Hours

    Fox has debuted the pilot episode for its comedy-drama "Red Band Society" weeks ahead of its September 17th premiere.

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    FOX Releases Pilot Episode of New Drama Series 'Red Band Society' (Co-Starring Octavia Spencer) Watch It Now!

    The busy Spencer's casting came a couple of months after NBC put its "Murder, She Wrote" reboot (which was to star Octavia Spencer) on ice, with plans to come up with another way to re-imagine the series.

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    Kevin Costner-Starring 'Black and White' and More Make Up the New Orleans Film Festival Lineup

    Festival Ambassador John Goodman announced the features and documentaries which will screen this October in the Big Easy.

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