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Lupita Nyong'o, Bradford Young, Barkhad Abdi, Others Are 2014 Academy Membership Invitees

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 26, 2014 3:42 PM
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Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2014.

Cannes 2014 News - Barkhad Abdi Joins Colin Firth In Military Drones Thriller 'Eye In The Sky'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 14, 2014 2:26 PM
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Cannes 2014 News - Barkhad Abdi Joins Colin Firth In Military Drones Thriller 'Eye In The Sky'

Barkhad Abdi Eyeing Judd Apatow's 'Trainwreck' (His Second Booking Since 'Captain Phillips')

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 18, 2014 7:20 PM
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  • 10 Comments
Barkhad Abdi Eyeing Judd Apatow's 'Trainwreck' (His Second Booking Since 'Captain Phillips')

Up Next For Barkhad Abdi: Starring In Project Based On Life Of South African Marathon Legend Willie Mtolo

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 3, 2014 10:50 AM
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Up Next For Barkhad Abdi: Starring In Project Based On Life Of South African Marathon Legend Willie Mtolo

Barkhad Abdi And The Financial Reality Of Hollywood

  • By Sergio
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  • March 2, 2014 10:38 AM
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  • 199 Comments
If you think the Oscar Nominated and BAFTA Award winning actor is rolling in dough, think again.

Watch David Oyelowo & Barkhad Abdi In Hollywood Reporter's Breakthrough Performers Panel

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 2, 2013 9:53 AM
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Watch David Oyelowo & Barkhad Abdi In The Hollywood Reporter's Breakthrough Performers Panel

Some Thoughts To Chew On Regarding The Recent Rash Of Somali Piracy Movies...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 10, 2013 1:33 PM
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Long time reader's of S&A will be fully aware of my aversion to and criticisms of films that tackle the broadly-termed "Somali Piracy Issue" - especially those (most, if not all of them) made by westerners (specifically white filmmakers), that tend to offer limited, incomplete portrayals of the matter.