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How Will '12 Years a Slave' Play Out at the Box Office?

How Will '12 Years a Slave' Play Out at the Box Office?

The folks here at Indiewire have made our opinion of Steve McQueen's…

Jane Fonda to Receive 42nd AFI Life Achievement Award

Jane Fonda to Receive 42nd AFI Life Achievement Award

Jane Fonda is to receive the 42nd AFI Life Achievement Award, the Chair of…

Forest Whitaker to Receive 2013 Actor Tribute at the 23rd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards

Forest Whitaker to Receive 2013 Actor Tribute at the 23rd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards

Forest Whitaker will be presented with the Actor Tribute at the 23rd Annual…

John Singleton Asks if a White Director Can Make a Great Black Film

John Singleton Asks if a White Director Can Make a Great Black Film

"Boyz n the Hood" writer-director John Singleton's The Hollywood Reporter…

Kentucky Theater Won't Screen 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Because of Jane Fonda

Kentucky Theater Won't Screen 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Because of Jane Fonda

"Lee Daniels' The Butler" has proven to be a surprise hit at the box-office,…

For Your Consideration: The 10 Summer Indies That Stand The Best Shot At Oscar Nods

For Your Consideration: The 10 Summer Indies That Stand The Best Shot At Oscar Nods

Roll your eyes if you'd like, but the truth of the matter is that "award…

Specialty Box Office: Limited Release Newcomers Underwhelm as 'The Butler' Exceeds All In Wide Release

Specialty Box Office: Limited Release Newcomers Underwhelm as 'The Butler' Exceeds All In Wide Release

Unlike Lee Daniels' last two films, his legally titled "Lee Daniels' The…

Forest Whitaker On Putting In 20 Hour Days on 'Lee Daniels' The Butler,' Working Opposite Oprah, and His Thoughts on Trayvon Martin

Forest Whitaker On Putting In 20 Hour Days on 'Lee Daniels' The Butler,' Working Opposite Oprah, and His Thoughts on Trayvon Martin

As Cecil Gaines, the fictional character loosely based on Eugene Allen, a…

'Butler' Director Lee Daniels Explains Why Doing His Own Thing Is a 'Motherf*er,' But It's His Only Choice

'Butler' Director Lee Daniels Explains Why Doing His Own Thing Is a 'Motherf*er,' But It's His Only Choice

Before "Push: Based on the Novel by Sapphire" debuted at the 2009 Sundance…

Review: 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' is a Saccharine Civil Rights Lesson -- But That's Why It Works

Review: 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' is a Saccharine Civil Rights Lesson -- But That's Why It Works

Until a climax that resurrects the euphoria of the 2008 election, Daniels…

The 10 Things We Learned from the 'The Butler' Press Conference Including Why Lee Daniels Put a "F'in Parrot" In a Scene

The 10 Things We Learned from the 'The Butler' Press Conference Including Why Lee Daniels Put a "F'in Parrot" In a Scene

What with all the brouhaha over the title of "Lee Daniels' The Butler,"…

Watch: Oprah Busts a Move in New Clip from 'The Butler'

Watch: Oprah Busts a Move in New Clip from 'The Butler'

Although the film is called "Lee Daniels' The Butler," a good amount of…

'The Butler' Poster Features a Powerful Image and a Slew of A-List Names

'The Butler' Poster Features a Powerful Image and a Slew of A-List Names

Ahead of its new August 16 release date (it was previously slated to bow in…

Watch Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Robin Williams, Jane Fonda and Pretty Much Half of Hollywood in The Trailer For Lee Daniels' 'The Butler'

Watch Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Robin Williams, Jane Fonda and Pretty Much Half of Hollywood in The Trailer For Lee Daniels' 'The Butler'

The Weinstein Company has dropped the trailer for Lee Daniels' "The Butler,"…