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The Academy Got It Wrong: Black Oscar Winners and the Roles They Should Have Won For

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • February 28, 2014 10:30 AM
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In anticipation of the Academy Award ceremony this weekend, here’s a look back at the black actors who’ve taken home the Oscar, and which other roles they should have won for, if any.

Now Streaming On Netflix: Winnie Mandela Biopic Starring Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard

  • By Natasha Greeves
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  • December 26, 2013 1:06 PM
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Winnie Mandela Biopic (Starring Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard)

New On DVD, Blu-ray, VOD: Winnie Mandela Biopic (Starring Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 3, 2013 1:22 PM
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New On DVD, Blu-ray, VOD: Winnie Mandela Biopic (Starring Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard)

'Winnie Mandela' Comes to DVD and Blu-Ray December 3

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • November 11, 2013 1:37 PM
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One Village Entertainment has announced the December 3 DVD and Blu-Ray release of Winnie Mandela, the epic biopic starring Jennifer Hudson and Terence Howard.

Review: George Tillman Jr's 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete' (In Theaters Now)

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • October 11, 2013 10:20 AM
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'Winnie Mandela' To Open The Hollywood Black Film Festival On Wednesday October 2

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 30, 2013 6:22 PM
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The Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) has announced that its 2013 Opening Night Film is Winnie Mandela, the Winnie Mandela biopic starring Jennifer Hudson as Winnie and Terrence Howard as Nelson Mandela.

Jennifer Hudson Channels Olivia Pope In Funny Or Die's Affordable Care Act Plug, 'Scandalous'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 30, 2013 5:40 PM
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With a government shutdown looming, thanks to a face-off between Congress and the president over government spending, as a new fiscal year begins tomorrow - with Obamacare (aka the Affordable Care Act) the most contentious of issues on the spending bill - the folks at Funny Or Die have released a new video that humorously highlights the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, starring a familiar face in Jennifer Hudson, and parodying a popular TV drama series in Scandal.

Second Longer Trailer For 'Black Nativity' Sings And Dances Its Way Onto Your Computer Screens

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 25, 2013 7:01 PM
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Here's a second, longer trailer for Fox Searchlight's Black Nativity, a musical drama directed by Kasi Lemmons, which is set for a November 27, 2013 release.

'Black Nativity' Gets A Rating From The MPAA, And It’s…

  • By Sergio
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  • September 24, 2013 7:29 PM
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To absolutely no one’s surprise, the MPAA gave a PG rating to Black Nativity, directed by Kasi Lemmons, which is set to open on November 27, 2013.

Interview: Director Darrell Roodt Tells S&A What to Expect from 'Winnie' Biopic, Defends Casting (Opens Today)

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • September 6, 2013 11:56 AM
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The long-awaited Winnie Mandela biopic starring Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard is finally opening in theaters this weekend.