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2015/02/27 09:52
2015/02/27 09:52
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March TV comes in like a lion Sunday night - three new network series compete with the "Downton Abbey" season finale - and continues to roar all month long with new and returning shows coming to...
2015/02/27 09:52
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2015/02/27 06:15
2015/02/27 06:15
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Regina King plays the Muslim relative of a man accused of murder in the racially and culturally diverse 'American Crime' on ABC. 2015 AMERICAN CRIME - ABC's "American Crime" stars Regina King as...
2015/02/26 06:05
2015/02/26 06:05
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Felicity Huffman and Timothy Hutton in American Crime The morning after he received a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for 12 Years a Slave last March, John Ridley was on a flight to Austin to finish...
2015/02/23 00:28
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... 87th Academy Awards have already had one surprise: It's raining on the red carpet. 'Wings' (1927) – The first Academy Awards were given out at a dinner on May 16, 1929. The best picture...
2015/02/21 01:53
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... all a blur," winners like to say of that magic moment when their most esteemed peers (not to mention upward of 40 million television viewers) watch them take the stage at the Academy Awards to...
2015/02/20 23:02
2015/02/20 23:02
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Ex-Russian spies living undercover as an ordinary American couple are forced into a moral quandary when their handlers ask them to turn one of their children into a Russian asset. That sounds a lot...
2015/02/20 13:28
2015/02/20 13:28
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... honor of the Oscars, this story will be 7,633 words long, padded out with flowery phrases and belabored metaphors, leavened with a surprise adjective or two and summed up by a yawning and...
2015/02/19 20:10
2015/02/19 20:10
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What's This?John Ridley poses with his Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay in 2014. Image: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Associated Press Oscar screenwriting awards are like a who's who of talented white...
2015/02/19 06:05
2015/02/19 06:05
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Amreeka The ninth season of the Austin Film Society's annual series Children of Abraham/Ibrahim: Films of the Diaspora began last week. The six-film program showcases movies that address the...
2015/02/18 23:32
2015/02/18 23:32
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... Paul Lee says, "the demographic changes in the country are just as important in television as the technological changes that are coming." Lee oversees ABC's prime time schedule and the...
2015/02/14 17:39
2015/02/14 17:39
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The writers of "Boyhood," "Foxcatcher," "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "Nightcrawler" and "Whiplash" will compete tonight for the Writers Guild of America Award for best original screenplay, a category...
2015/02/05 19:25
2015/02/05 19:25
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ABC's new family sitcom Fresh Off The Boat is making big waves in the conversation about how Asian-Americans are depicted on TV in the U.S. — which, for the most part, is sparse. "Culturally, we are...
2015/02/05 16:00
2015/02/05 16:00
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The ongoing Black History Month Film Festival showcases movies on community’s history. Past incidents firmly entrenched and etched in collective memory cannot be wished away however hard one may try....
2015/02/03 13:51
2015/02/03 13:51
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Notts actor Toby Kebbell has started filming a major remake of movie classic Ben-Hur. The Television Workshop graduate, who grew up in Newark, will star alongside Jack Huston and Morgan Freeman in...
2015/02/03 05:33
2015/02/03 05:33
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The 2014-15 TV season was already shaping up to be a watershed year for diversity on the major networks, thanks to the success of ABC’s “black-ish” and “How to Get Away With Murder.” The most-watched...
2015/02/01 13:34
2015/02/01 13:34
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With the apparently limitless number of TV shows, channels, and viewing platforms and content providers that constantly compete for our attention, it can be hard to step back and see patterns amid the...
2015/01/26 19:26
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Watch: Actors and Filmmakers Answer 'What's Your Favorite Movie That No One Has Seen?' By Travis Clark | IndiewireMon Jan 26 13:25:52 EST 2015 In the latest Academy Originals video, actors and...
2015/01/26 17:28
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Rachel Morrison on Her Two Sundance 2015 Films and Being Pegged as a 'Female DP' DP Rachel Morrison has been at Sundance with seven films in the past six years. This year, she heads back to Park City...
2015/01/23 08:38
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Animation studio Laika specialises in creepy animations about outsiders who defy the “mob mentality”. In this case it’s Eggs (voiced by Isaac Hempstead-Wright), who has been brought up by a community...
2015/01/23 02:02
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This year’s Academy Awards nominations have been heavily criticized for showing a lack of diversity. All 20 of the acting nominees were white, which has happened only once before since 1998. At the...
2015/02/27 09:52
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