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    Check Out the Psychedelic First Poster for 'Jimi: All Is By My Side' (Andre Benjamin as Hendrix)

    It's one of several high-profile films based on the life of a real-life personality that was burdened with controversy during its production

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    Watch: André Benjamin is Jimi Hendrix Without His Music in Biopic 'Jimi: All Is by My Side'

    Although Benjamin looks uncannily like Hendrix, without the rights to perform the storied musician's music, "Jimi: All Is by My Side" lacks the single most important component of any music biopic.

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    WATCH: André Benjamin Is 'Jimi: All Is By My Side' in Trailer for Oscar Winner John Ridley's Hendrix Biopic

    Screenwriter John Ridley won an Oscar earlier this year for "12 Years a Slave," and now his sophomore directorial feature "Jimi: All Is By My Side," will open in the US on September 24. Watch the trailer here.

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    Check Out the Psychedelic First Trailer for 'Jimi: All Is By My Side' Starring Andre Benjamin as Hendrix

    It's one of several high-profile films based on the life of a real-life personality that was burdened with controversy during its production

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    Review: Good Performance By Andre Benjamin Isn't Enough To Bolster Hendrix Biopic 'All Is By My Side' (At LAFF)

    To its credit, the movie is also unafraid of complicating its portrait of the artist by also presenting some of the (allegedly) unsavory elements of Hendrix’s personality.

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    What's Next for Lupita Nyong'o? 'Star Wars'!

    With the Academy Awards in the cultural rearview mirror, many of us wondered when and how we'd see a preternatural talent, and first-time Oscar winner, like Lupita Nyong'o on the big screen again. On Oscar night, the Mexican-born, Kenyan-raised Yale graduate who swept awards season with her sublime ...

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    Oscar-Winning '12 Years a Slave' Scribe John Ridley's Jimi Hendrix Biopic to Open Seattle Film Fest

    Screenwriter John Ridley won an Oscar this year for "12 Years a Slave," and now his sophomore directorial feature "Jimi: All Is By My Side," will be the opening night film at the 40th annual Seattle International Film Festival on May 15.

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    Oscar Winning '12 Years A Slave' Writer John Ridley Says He Regrets Not Thanking Steve McQueen

    "This year it’s who hugged and kissed who and who didn’t,” Oscar winning "12 Years A Slave" screenwriter John Ridley told EW about the awards season narrative this year. And he's not that far off. While the past few months have seen much milder mud slinging between contenders than past years, and in...

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    Ridley Sets Record Straight on McQueen '12 Years' Rift, Talks 'Jimi: All Is By My Side'

    On location in Texas, John Ridley sets the record straight on the rift with '12 Years a Slave' director Steve McQueen. And digs into directing his second feature film, 'Jimi: All is By My Side.'

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