Tag Archives: the butler

  • EUR Perspective: EURweb’s Oscar Picks

    Jan 25, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *It was a mixed bag when the Oscar nominations were announced this year. “Twelve Years a Slave” earned a ton of well-deserved recognition – but “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” was, sadly, shut out of the honors. Oh well. Oh well. At least the Academy will have something to owe Daniels when his next picture comes […]

  • Lee Daniels Reveals Wanting to Kill Himself As A Kid Because of Bullying

    Jan 2, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *With a year filled with critical acclaim for his movie “The Butler,” life should be pretty good for Lee Daniels. As an adult, things are well for the filmmaker, but not without experiencing a childhood filled with bullying and suicidal thoughts over him being gay.

  • Oprah, Forest, ‘The Butler’ Snubbed by Golden Globes (Watch)

    Dec 12, 13 by EurPublisher 3 Comments


    *Earlier we announced that the Golden Globe nominations, but did you pay attention to who/what WASN’T nominated? OK, we’ll tell you. “Lee Daniel’s The Butler” and it’s cast including Forest Whitaker and yes, Oprah Winfrey. It’s certainly a surprise because Lady O has won critical acclaim for her role as the scrappy but supportive wife […]

  • People’s Choice Noms: Oprah, Halle, ‘Butler,’ Drake, Thicke

    Nov 7, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *If it’s November, it’s time for the 2014 Peoples Choice nominations to be made public. It probably comes as no surprise that Oprah Winfrey and Halle Berry top the Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress category; Lady O received a nom for her role in “Lee Daniels: The Butler.” Meanwhile, Halle earned her nod due to her […]

  • Lee Daniels Planning Gay ‘Interracial Love Affair Action Movie’

    Oct 11, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Lee Daniels is on the lookout for the perfect male love match for Alex Pettyfer to star alongside him in Hollywood’s first ever gay action hero blockbuster. “The Butler” director is looking to challenge film stereotypes by creating an “interracial love affair action movie” and is auditioning African-American actors to find Pettyfer’s onscreen partner. Daniels […]

  • PGA Embarrassed by ‘The Butler’s’ 41 Producers

    Sep 11, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *When it comes to producers’ credits, the most newsworthy movie of the moment is definitely “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” which has drawn media attention for having more than 40 different credited producers. “I wish that there weren’t so many producer credits on this picture, because it is a little embarrassing for everyone within our community,” […]