Riding a wave of Oscar buzz and big earnings at the box office, Lee Daniels’ acclaimed film “The Butler” will return to theaters for a limited run Dec. 6.
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Anticipating the release of “12 Years a Slave,” producer Harvey Weinstein has attributed the successful year in black cinema to an “Obama Effect, ” an erasure of racial lines triggered by the nation’s first black president.
Obama sat down with radio host Tom Joyner — and co-host of “The Tom Joyner Morning Show” Sybil Wilkes — on Tuesday to discuss his thoughts on race, health care and education ahead of his national address, which he admits he is still working on.
The film’s star, Forest Whitaker is receiving praise for his portrayal of White House butler Cecil Gaines, a fictional character, based on longtime service worker Eugene Allen.
Oprah Winfrey says she’s “sorry” that a media frenzy emerged after saying she experienced racism during a trip to Switzerland.
It’s Oprah like you’ve never seen her before! Veteran talk show host Oprah Winfrey will find herself on the other side of the questioning when she sits down with Andy Cohen for the first time on “Watch What Happens Live” on Thursday, Aug. 15.
“Valley of the Dolls” might not be coming to the small screen after all. Tiger LLC — which represents the estate of “Valley” authoress Jacqueline Susann — filed a lawsuit against 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment on Thursday, claiming that Fox has no right to turn the landmark lurid novel into at television series.
Premiering today on Comcast On Demand is the Academy Award-winning film Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ By Sapphire, scripted by Best Adapted Screenplay winner Geoffrey Fletcher, and directed by… More
Tonight’s the night. In about half an hour, the 82nd Annual Academy Awards will start broadcasting live from Hollywood, California. There are many, many attractive people here, and out on… More
Once again, it’s time for the yearly pre-Oscars award ceremony honoring the best in independent film – the 25th Film Independent Spirit Awards. This year, instead of the Santa Monica… More