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Six Great Performances By Black Actors In 2013

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • December 19, 2013 6:40 PM
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Six Great Performances By Black Actors In 2013

First Look: Idris Elba, Chiwetel Ejiofor & Michael B. Jordan On 'Oprah's Next Chapter' TONIGHT

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 3, 2013 6:11 PM
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First Look: Idris Elba, Chiwetel Ejiofor & Michael B. Jordan On 'Oprah's Next Chapter' TONIGHT

Review: 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' Anchored by Strong Performances (Opens Today)

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • November 29, 2013 1:01 PM
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Review: 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' Anchored by Strong Performances (Opens Today)

Review: 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' Anchored by Strong Performances (Opens Friday)

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • November 26, 2013 1:04 PM
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Review: 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' Anchored by Strong Performances (Opens Friday)

Hey NYC! Idris Elba & Naomie Harris Will Be At The Apple Store SOHO Tonight To Talk 'Mandela'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 22, 2013 11:51 AM
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Hey NYC! Idris Elba & Naomi Harris Will Be At The Apple Store SOHO Tonight To Talk 'Mandela'

AFI Fest 2013 Review: 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' Anchored by Strong Performances

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • November 13, 2013 1:20 PM
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Adapting an autobiography for film always carries a unique set of challenges: making sure to present the subject as fully as the text dictates, but also stepping back for some objectivity and complexity.

Idris Elba Will Take On Terrorists In Paris-Set Thriller 'Bastille Day'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 11, 2013 6:34 PM
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Idris Elba Will Take On Terrorists In Paris-Set Thriller 'Bastille Day'
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Watch 20-Minute 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Featurette w/ Lots Of New Footage, Interviews, Etc

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 8, 2013 11:14 AM
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Watch 20-Minute 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Featurette w/ Lots Of New Footage, Interviews, Etc

Idris Elba To Be Honored w/ 2013 BAFTA LA Britannia Humanitarian Award Presented by BBC America

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • October 23, 2013 3:02 PM
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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) has announce that Idris Elba will be honored with the BAFTA LA Britannia Humanitarian Award at the 2013 ceremony taking place on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
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New Release Trailer For 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Ramps Up The Drama & Action

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 18, 2013 2:04 PM
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This is probably the best-looking trailer for the film I've seen thus far (it's the 3rd one we've posted). Although, as I watched it, I kept thinking, this looks like it could be a pretty damn good movie - that is, if it wasn't about Nelson Mandela!