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OBPC #86: 12 Years a Slave

Rating: 4 stars (out of 4) 

12 Years a Slave (2013): Dir. Steve McQueen.  Written by John Ridley.  Based upon the memoir of the same name by Solomon Northup.  398 more words

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Hiddleston rumoured for Ben-Hur and Johnny Depp in first trailer for Mortdecai

In loving memory of Robin Williams, 1951 – 2014

Former megastar Johnny Depp is experiencing a major career lull; with a career featuring iconic roles such as Edward Scissorhands, Sweeney Todd and of course Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, it’s massively disappointing to now see him churning out three consecutive mainstream flops: Dark Shadows, The Lone Ranger and Transcendence. 240 more words

Movie News

David Hoflin & Julian Works Board John Ridley's ABC Drama 'American Crime'

Aussie David Hoflin (Crossbones) and Julian Works (The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story) have joined the cast of ABC midseason drama… 124 more words



Child star Regina King has come a long way from her 227 days. The established actress can now add director to her body of work. King will direct the 16th episode of… 97 more words


Regina King Joins "American Crime" Cast, Returns to "Big Bang Theory" and will Direct Upcoming Episode of "Scandal"

We’ll be seeing a lot of Regina King during the next season, both in front of and behind the camera.  King has joined the cast of… 305 more words


The American Way by John Ridley & Georges Jeanty

Written by John Ridley
Penciled by Georges Jeanty
Inked by Karl Story and Ray Snyder
Published by Wildstorm Productions/DC Comics

Author/screenwriter John Ridley has gotten a lot of acclaim recently for writing the hit film 12 Years A Slave, for which he also won the Academy Award for Best Screenplay, he also wrote George Lucas’ Red Tails ( 831 more words

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John Ridley on ABC's 'American Crime': 'They Told Me to Be Bold'

John Ridley, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of “12 Years a Slave,” definitely has “a lot going on” currently — and an announcement Tuesday at the Television Critics Assn. 270 more words