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    Award-Winning Drama 'Blues for Willadean' (Octavia Spencer Co-Stars) Opens In LA This Friday

    One of the many feature films on Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer's upcoming slate of films, is the film adaptation of Del Shores’ 2003 critically-acclaimed, award-winning play titled The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife, which our theater world readers will likely be ...

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    Octavia Spencer Talks Illusory Post-Oscar Career Bump + Creating Her Own Projects

    A feature I'm planning for to post during Oscar season is a look at if/how winning (and even being nominated for) an Oscar has affected the careers of black actors and actresses.

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    Exclusive: Trailer, Poster For Award-Winning Drama 'Blues for Willadean' (Octavia Spencer Co-Stars)

    One of the many feature films on Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer's upcoming slate of films, is an adaptation of Del Shores’ 2003 critically-acclaimed, award-winning play titled The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife, which our theater world readers will likely be f...

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    Get 'Smashed' With Aaron Paul & Mary Elizabeth Winstead In New Pics From The Sundance Sensation

    Can James Ponsoldt's "Smashed" turn Park City buzz into awards season gold? Sony Pictures Classics certainly hopes so, and as they get set to unveil the film this fall, they've dropped a brand new batch of pics from the film.

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    Octavia Spencer's Next: Film Adaptation Of Award-Winning Play 'Trials & Tribulations Of A Trailer Trash Housewife'

    As Tambay mentioned in a post yesterday announcing her signing up to co-star with Paula Patton and Derek Luke in David E. Talbert's upcoming rom-com Baggage Claim, Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer has quite a full slate of films scheduled to be released in the next 12 months (whet...

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    Chris Pratt Orders 'Starbuck'; Octavia Spencer Files 'Baggage Claim' & Mos Def Sings 'Can A Song Save Your Life?'

    We love Chris Pratt, but you already knew that. The "Parks and Recreation" star has been steamrolling into movies with a nice turn in last year's "Moneyball," a supporting part in this spring's "Five-Year Engagement," a role in Kathryn Bigelow's upcoming "Zero Dark Thirty," and has bagged the lead i...

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    Octavia Spencer Joins Paula Patton, Derek Luke In Rom-Com 'Baggage Claim'

    Octavia Spencer continues to rack up the projects... certainly no post-Oscar curse here!

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    Octavia Spencer & 'Chronicle' Star Michael B. Jordan To Star In 'Fruitvale' About Controversial Death Of Oscar Grant

    The tragic death/murder of Trayvon Martin has been at the top of headlines in recent weeks, drawing controversy and criticism as officials have moved painfully slowly in arrested George Zimmerman, or even doing the basic groundwork of investigation, in a case that many feel has the markings of a rac...

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    Oscar Thoughts: Boys, Boys and More Boys

    Here's my thing about the Oscars. There were women everywhere. We can't stop talking about the great dresses. Women were also there as great presenters (like the crew from Bridesmaids and Emma Stone) YET at the same time it felt like there were no women there. Because really, hardly any women wo...

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    The Help: Eat My Shit

    Love this video. Done by Jon and Al Kaplan.

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