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Dirty Daniels: 'The Paperboy's' Twisted Delivery

  • By Judi Jordan
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  • September 28, 2012 12:31 PM
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It’s not often that a film can leave you in desperate need of a hot (not cold) shower, but director Lee Daniels’ The Paperboy does just that.

Daniel Day Lewis Works To Abolish Slavery & Unite Country In First Full Trailer For 'Lincoln'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 13, 2012 7:44 PM
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Not much needs to said here, really. It's a Steven Spielberg historical epic drama (this time centered on Abraham Lincoln), Daniel Day Lewis stars as the title character, and he's joined by Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, and several other revered acting talents like David Oyelowo and Gloria Reuben.

Everyone's Gone Mad In First Full Trailer For Lee Daniels' Polarizing 'The Paperboy'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 1, 2012 3:10 PM
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A veteran industry writer recently told me that he's thinking of penning an essay comparing Lee Daniels to Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Food for thought... I'm looking forward to reading that piece.

Full Trailer For Ava DuVernay's Award-Winning 'Middle Of Nowhere' Debuts

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 25, 2012 1:53 PM
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Here's the first full trailer for Ava DuVernay's acclaimed drama Middle Of Nowhere, which stars Emayatzy Corinealdi, David Oyelowo, Omari Hardwick, Lorraine Touissaint, and Edwina Findley (shot by award-winning DP Bradford Young).

Full Synopsis + Pic For David Oyelowo's 'Complicit' + Projects w/ Black Stars In Channel 4's 2012/13 Lineup

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 7:28 PM
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Some UK TV news for next season...

Lee Daniels' Polarizing 'The Paperboy' Picked Up, Gets Stateside Theatrical Release Date

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 20, 2012 3:25 PM
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Lee Daniels' The Paperboy, which screened at the Cannes Film Festival last month - its world premiere, will be released by Millennium Entertainment in USA theaters on October 5.

We've Read It! Thoughts On Lee Daniels' 'The Butler' Script

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • June 13, 2012 10:45 AM
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I was fortunate once again (see my write-up on Steve McQueen 12 Years A Slave script HERE) to have the opportunity to read the script for the Lee Daniels’ highly-anticipated period drama The Butler (a September 2011 draft).

'Red Tails" Tops The DVD Sales List

  • By Sergio
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  • May 31, 2012 9:45 AM
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Red Tails wasn't the burst-out box office hit as was hoped for, but it's doing extremely well on the home media front.

David Oyelowo's MI5 Torture Drama "Complicit" Starts Shooting Today; Global Theatrical Release Planned

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 21, 2012 11:41 AM
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With his next starring project, Lee Daniels' The Paperboy, making its world premiere at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, Brit actor David Oyelowo (who we recently interviewed HERE) will star in the Channel 4 (UK) drama titled Complicit.

Watch Lee Daniels Show Off His Editing Skills In New Clip From "The Paperboy"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 18, 2012 10:19 AM
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Oh Lee Daniels... I've been looking forward to seeing your first post-Precious work (it's been a while hasn't it), and, thus far, the 2 clips I've seen from The Paperboy haven't really wooed me. I'm a bit concerned.