Rick Famuyiwa wrote and directed the Forest Whitaker and Nina Yang Bongiovi-produced comedy, which sold at the festival for $7 million
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Sundance is buzzing over the Nina Yang and Forest Whitaker-produced comedy with a breakout performance by Shameik Moore
Sluggishly written and incomprehensively edited, this third (and with any luck, final) entry offers neither cast nor crew digging into their special sets of skills
Maggie Grace and Forest Whitaker co-star in action-heavy franchise’s latest well-choreographed offering
Fans will vote online for leads in the film
Actress will accept award at gala on Nov. 16
Hollywood stars join the White House initiative and adopt low-performing public schools to reinvigorate education
The special envoy to the U.S. addressed the abductions while on a publicity tour for “Maleficent” in France
- By Alonso Duralde on February 28, 2014 @ 9:52 am
This French animated import (now featuring an English-language cast led by Forest Whitaker) mixes wit, warmth and watercolor to spin a charming tale for all...
A new person will be celebrated each day during Black History Month
Unprecedented result gives all three top Oscar contenders a big guild win in a tight, competitive race
Whitaker, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke and Richard Linklater will be given special honors at ceremony on Thursday
Kerry Washington, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto also presenting at next weekend’s awards
Roy Freirich wrote the movie and will produce with Rifkin and Jay Judah, who brought the project to Cheyenne
When it comes to the eligible songs for the Academy Awards, excess ruled in 2013
The co-director originally signed on to draw storyboards for the adaptation
As regional groups continue to chime in, Steve McQueen’s brutal drama has become the runaway critical favorite
Award goes to film that raises awareness of social issues
Biggest surprises include Daniel Bruhl and Idris Elba
Here’s what we now know about “12 Years a Slave,” “Gravity,” “Her” and “The Wolf of Wall Street” after an initial week of awards
It’s not all about the grosses. A strong showing at the multiplex can mean voters will go to see your film or pick up the...
Matthew McConaughey and Brie Larson took the top acting prizes.
The Jennifer Lawrence sequel looks to have the edge over Disney’s animated musical, with both films projected to land in the $70M range for the...
Sweet, seasonal and gorgeous, director Kasi Lemmons’ latest fills a void in African American cinema between inner-city action and broad situation comedy
The film won the best animated feature award at France’s Cesar awards
With a 100 rating on Metacritic, the film is competing against “12 Years a Slave” and “Fruitvale” for the Gotham Audience Award
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