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The Butler - Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

With Lee Daniels, Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Terrence Howard, Yaya DaCosta, Nelsan Ellis, Lenny Kravitz, Cuba Gooding Jr., and a slew of other names which often bring quite a bit of confidence into a production, it was hard to avoid seeing this film. 915 more words

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Sydney Eats | The Butler

It was a little time ago that I went and enjoyed probably one of the best meals I have ever sat down to in Sydney. That’s a big call – because I like to eat out. 149 more words

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REVIEW: Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

2013, The Weinstein Company/Windy Hill Pictures/Follow Through Productions/Salamander Pictures/Pam Williams Productions

Director:
Lee Daniels
Producers:
Pamela Das Williams
Laura Ziskin
Lee Daniels
Buddy Patrick… 680 more words

American Films

THE BUTLER

Recently we celebrated the birthday of one of the best people I know.

My sister Brooke – or as we affectionally call her, Key. Each year we take turns organising a lunch or dinner for each other somewhere special with the family. 290 more words

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Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) 7/1000

Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013)

Rated: PG-13

Genre: Biography, Drama

Directed by Lee Daniels

Starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, and John Cusack

Plot: As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man’s life, and American society. 826 more words

Movie Review

Lee Daniels' The Butler: Powerful, Gripping, and Haunting

Lee Daniels’ The Butler followed the story of a black White House butler and his life during the Civil Rights Movement.  The film was directed by a black man and the main characters were black, allowing this story about the Civil Rights Movement to be told from a black man’s perspective. 622 more words

Critique

‘Empire’ creator Lee Daniels blasts Hollywood racism

The tremendous success of such projects as the critically-acclaimed movie The Butler and especially the runaway phenomenon “Empire” on Fox has further emboldened director Lee Daniels to speak his mind on socio-cultural matters, something that he has done at regular intervals in the past. 257 more words

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