Posts tagged "Forest Whitaker"

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That Time Liam Neeson And Forest Whitaker Tried To Define ‘Fleek,’ ‘Bae’ And ‘Turn Up’

While on the press run for Taken 3, the action film starring Liam Neeson as the retired CIA agent who goes hard for the safety…

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Q&A: Liam Neeson And Forest Whitaker Bring The Thrills In ‘Taken 3′

Liam Neeson snatched theaters with Taken, a three-part thriller that follows ex-CIA operative Bryan Mills as he kicks ass to keep his family safe. Mill…

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Celebrities You Didn’t Know Are The Same Age

We've already discovered the celebrity dobblegangers, but you'd be surprised to know how many are also the same age. While some celebrities have…

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July 15th Babies: Celebs Who Share Your Birthday

Happy Birthday to all the Cancer's born today (July 15th)! It’s the one day of…

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Beyonce Leads the 2014 BET Awards Nominations

BET has just announced the nominees for their annual award show with no surprise as to who swept the nomination board. After an explosive year,…

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Winners List: 2014 NAACP Image Awards

The stars were out last night at the 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards to honor the year's best in television, film, music and literature. Among…

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Oprah Winfrey Shares ESSENCE Cover with Three Leading Men [Photos]

What's it like being surrounded by three handsome movie stars? Just ask Oprah Winfrey, who…

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AAFCA Honors Industry Greats At 5th Annual Awards

An impressive attendance of A-list celebrities and powerhouse executives all came together last night (Feb. 3) for the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA). The…

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Oprah Winfrey, Kerry Washington, Lupita Nyong’o and More Land Screen Actors Guild Nominations

Awards season is in full swing. Less than a week after the 2014…

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Jay Z, Beyonce, and Other Celebs That Have Turned Vegan or Vegetarian

Jay Z and Beyonce are officially vegan...for 22 days, at least. Jay announced last night  on hi…

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Black Nativity: Langston Hughes Musical Becomes Tearful Motion Picture

Harlem Renaissance poet and writer Langston Hughes wrote the play/musical Black Nativity in 1961. While it would see several theater renditions through the decades, it…

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Oprah, Forest Whitaker And More In The New York Times’ Short Film Series

In honor of this year’s stellar acting performances, The New York Times continues their short film series, thrusting actors into no more than 90 second…

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Movies With Milan: Jacob Latimore, Jennifer Hudson And Angela Bassett Shine In ‘Black Nativity’

On this week’s Movies with Milan, our film aficionado throws to New York correspondent Adelle Platon for the red carpet premiere in Harlem for Black…

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Sanaa Lathan Gets Tied Up in New Movie Thriller ‘Repentance’

With 2014 just around the corner, African American films are continuing to make a…

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Brandon T. Jackson and Other Celebs Who Were Racially Profiled

Brandon T. Jackson is claiming a US Airways flight attendant degraded him countless times before having him removed from his plane. According to…

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‘Colin Powell’ Biopic Casts Forest Whitaker As Its Lead

Fresh off of the success of playing Eugene Allen in Lee Daniel's The Butler, Forest Whitaker will be playing another real life Washington figure i…

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President Obama: ‘I Did Tear Up’ Watching Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler’

Syndicated radio host Tom Joyner had President Barack Obama on his show yesterday (8/27) where the latter revealed that he was moved to tears while…

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The Butler: Lee Daniels And Cast Discuss Emotional Intensity Of Historical Drama

While America has made significant progress since the civil rights movement, Lee Daniels’ The Butler revisits the nation’s dark past in a raw portrayal of…

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5 Reasons You Should See Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler’

Lee Daniels' The Butler, in theaters this Friday (Aug. 16), presents a historical narrative of America from the POV of those who experienced the Civil…
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