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Kirk Douglas Award For Excellence in Film to Go to Jane Fonda

The Kirk Douglas Award For Excellence in Film is slated to go to Jane Fonda this year. The award is part of the Santa Barbara Film Festival and will be presented to Fonda at a black-tie gala dinner at Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara on Oct. 3. Jane Fonda is an obvious choice for the Kirk Douglas Award. …

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Kerry Washington Hits Red Carpet Post-Baby at BET Awards

Kerry Washington stepped out on the red carpet Sunday night for the BET Awards in Los Angeles. The event marked Washington’s first live television appearance since giving birth to daughter Isabelle Amarachi on April 21. The child is the first for both Washington and her husband, former San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha. Observers said Washington looked “slim, fit, and …

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Forest Whitaker Talks About This Year’s Oscar Snub

Many were surprised when actor Forest Whitaker wasn’t nominated for an Oscar this year for his role in Lee Daniels’ The Butler, and folks were even more surprised the film wasn’t recognized. However, Whitaker says he’s more about the art of acting than he is about receiving awards, because awards tend to be more for people who celebrate those kinds …

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Forest Whitaker, Angela Basset Talk About Their Roles in Black Nativity

Fox Searchlight is calling its musical movie adaptation Black Nativity “the film of the season,” and stars Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett have been giving interviews as they promote the film, which released Wednesday. Black Nativity is based on Langston Hughes’ play of the same name, which was originally performed Off-Broadway in December, 1961. Featuring an all-black cast, it was …

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Oprah Returns To The Big Screen In ‘The Butler’

Oprah Winfrey is one of those people who can single-handedly shape popular culture on a whim. Her show was a fortress of culture for decades and her book club coerced millions of Americans to read literary titans and upcoming writers (albeit for all of the wrong reasons, at least in most cases). So when someone like her agrees to appear …

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