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The arc of history: "The Butler" Review

Long since the beginning of the 20th century, when Georges Melies made Jeanne d’Arc and C.B. DeMille made Joan the Woman, the biopic has established itself as a reliable cinematic genre audiences can expect to be produced continuously. 951 more words

Film Reviews

The Butler (2013)

This would be a great movie without all the presidents.  They’e all poorly cast and the POTUS/Cecil 1:1s were hammy and too on the nose. Everything else was much stronger, especially Cecil’s journey to DC, his home life with Oprah and their friends and his son’s involvement in the civil rights movement.

Rating: Good (2)


Hi readers! In this post we will talk about a very important thing: Racism.

In february at the school we watched three film about this topic. 223 more words

Damon Dash and Lee Daniels Settle Lawsuit

Last year Damon Dash slapped director Lee Daniels with a $25 million lawsuit claiming he never received any dividends on a $2 million investment and had been cheated out of executive producer credits on ‘The Butler’, ‘Precious’, ‘The Paperboy’ and ‘The Woodsman’ .’ 45 more words


Lee Daniels & Dame Dash Settle Multi-Million Dollar Ownership Dispute

Lee Daniels and Dame Dash have finally squashed their beef outside of court and is now working on new project together.  326 more words

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Lee Daniels, Damon Dash Settle ‘Butler’, ‘Empire’ Ownership Dispute

The legal situation involving Lee Daniels and Damon Dash has come to a resolution.

As previously reported, Dash claimed he lent $2 million to Daniels, entitling Dash to participate in the financial success of his projects – including “The Butler,” “Precious” and “Empire” – but was never fully repaid. 372 more words

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Minka Kelly - Jacky Kennedy

How I hear it, Derek Jeter dumped Minka Kelly after seeing advanced screener of #CharliesAngels pilot.

— Eric Wickstrom (@EWicks33) September 22, 2011

"It contains some of the worst acting of the last decade on network television, much of it by Minka Kelly." (THR) …

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