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  • ‘Django’ Trailer Released for New Jamie Foxx, Leo DiCaprio Film (Watch)

    Jun 8, 12 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *Set in the South two years before the Civil War, “Django Unchained” stars Academy Award®-winner Jamie Foxx as Django, a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz). Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead […]

  • Diddy Wins an Oscar for Football Documentary

    Feb 28, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 6 Comments

    *Octavia Spencer wasn’t the only African American to win an Academy Award Sunday night. Sean “Diddy” Combs surprised the world when he took home an Oscar for his involvement in “Undefeated.” The Hip Hop mogul won it for executive producing the football flick for best documentary. Movie partner and director T.J. Martin was overwhelmed with […]

  • HBO’s Muhammad Ali Film Adds Plummer, Langella

    Feb 10, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Christopher Plummer, currently nominated for a best actor Academy Award, has signed on to star in HBO Films’ “Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight,” which is being directed by Stephen Frears. Frank Langella also is coming on board the movie, which details the legal fight between Ali and the U.S. government when the fighter became a conscientious […]

  • Blige’s ‘Living Proof’ Makes Oscar Shortlist for Best Original Song

    Dec 20, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Mary J. Blige’s song “The Living Proof” from the film “The Help” is one of 39 tunes that made the shortlist for an Academy Award, and now moves on to the next elimination round. [Scroll down for the video.] The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen clips featuring each song in random […]

  • Vin Diesel Believes ‘Fast Five’ is Oscar Worthy (He’s Serious)

    May 10, 11 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

    *In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Vin Diesel said his latest film “Fast Five,” the fifth movie in the “Fast and Furious” franchise, could be a strong contender this awards season. “I wouldn’t be surprised if there is some Oscar talk around this. I don’t know, maybe I’m just biting off what some […]

  • Whoopi Goldberg Was High During Oscar Acceptance Speech

    Mar 24, 11 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments

    *Whoopi Goldberg says she smoked weed before accepting her Academy Award in 1991 for Best Supporting Actress in “Ghost.” Speaking during a voiceover session for her 1992 movie “The Pagemaster” in a video obtained by gossip website TMZ, Whoopi said she was so nervous before the ceremony that she lit up in hopes of calming […]