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    What's Next for Lupita Nyong'o? Oscar Winner On Board to Translate Hadza Doc

    While the Academy Awards may already be in the cultural rearview mirror, you have to wonder when you're going to see a preternatural talent, and first-time Oscar winner, like Lupita Nyong'o again. Her next official project will be as Swahili consultant and translator for the upcoming environmental d...

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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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    XLrator Media Sets Summer Release For Andre Benjamin's Hendrix Project, 'Jimi: All Is By My Side'

    XLrator Media Sets Summer Release For Andre Benjamin's Hendrix Project, 'Jimi: All Is By My Side'

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

    Review: Good Performance By Andre Benjamin Isn't Enough To Bolster Hendrix Biopic

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    A Second Clip Of Andre Benjamin As Jimi Hendrix In Biopic 'All Is By My Side' Surfaces

    A Second Clip Of Andre Benjamin As Jimi Hendrix In Biopic 'All Is By My Side' Surfaces

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    What's Next for This Year's Big Oscar Winners

    With this Oscar season finally winding down, it's about time we take a look at what's next for our winning director, writers and actors. While Cate Blanchett has already finished two Terrence Malick films and another "Hobbit" sequel, America's sweetheart Lupita Nyong'o is just getting started.

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    John Ridley Says He’s “Grateful” For Steve McQueen, Claims Feud With ‘12 Years A Slave’ Director Is Nonexistent

    As with every year, a number of gaffes littered the Oscars ceremony this past Sunday, from the minuscule to the most cringeworthy (check out our best and worst moments from the show). However, two actions have since been read as entirely deliberate: the lack of mutual recognition from either “12 Yea...

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    Oscar Winners Steve McQueen & John Ridley Reportedly Beefing Over '12 Years A Slave' Screenplay Credit

    Last night, if you hadn't fall asleep by time it was announced, you may have noticed a slight chill when screenwriter John Ridley went up to accept his Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for "12 Years A Slave." He curiously didn't even acknowledge director Steve McQueen, walking by him on his way up ...

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