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Oprah Winfrey to Play Richard Pryor’s Grandmother in Lee Daniels’ Biopic

Oprah Winfrey has been cast as Richard Pryor’s grandmother, a woman rumored to be “a cruel and abusive lady pimp” in the upcoming Lee Daniels… 87 more words

Entertainment Buzz

CASTING NEWS: Mike Epps Snags Lead Role In Richard Pryor Biopic

Sad news for Nick Cannon

After months of vying for the starring spot in the upcoming biopic on Richard Pryor, Nick was beat out by… 53 more words

Stars

One Person's Art and the Interpretation

I recently sat down to watch Lee Daniels’ The Butler. I had mixed feelings about going to see it at the movie theatre because it was close to the holidays and people were calling it the “male version” of the movie, The Help.  210 more words

Art

The Butler: My Thoughts

I don’t recall The Butler getting much critical acclaim when it first came out but I’ve no idea why it’s brilliant. My favourite aspects of the film were 1) how it tells the story of Civil Rights Movement both through the major events and figures eg. 275 more words

Civil Rights Movement

THE BUTLER: Serves up a treat

PERHAPS IT WAS the way the movie had been advertised, or maybe I was simply prejudiced against spending two hours with Forrest Whitaker as Uncle Tom in the White House. 914 more words

Movies

Damon Dash Makes Move to Collect Money From Lee Daniels' Films

The producer-director allegedly owes money for such works as ‘The Butler’ and ‘Precious’ 349 more words

Law