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Jake Gyllenhaal Gets Ripped For Southpaw: Is There Anything He Can't Do?

12th December 2014 -

 News

Jake Gyllenhaal is a shape shifter. There is no other explanation. We barely recognised him whilst he was filming 'Nightcrawler', with his sunken cheeks and generally gaunt demeanour, but now he's transformed yet again into...

Taken 3

1st October 2014 -

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Things are finally quieting down for Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson). After the ex-special forces operative tracked down and returned his daughter (Maggie Grace), then his wife (Famke Janssen) following their captures, Mills is now settling...

Fruitvale Station

6th June 2014 -

 Movie Review

With his debut feature, writer-director Ryan Coogler recreates a real-life event with remarkable artistry. Even though the factual story is overwhelmed with emotion and political opinion, he never lets either swamp this film, remaining earthy...

Is Forest Whitaker Set To Direct 'The Shack' Adaptation?

31st January 2014 -

 News

Oscar winner Forest Whitaker could be the man to direct the big screen version of The Shack, Deadline is reporting. Written by William Paul Young, The Shack tells the story of Mackenzie Allen Philips who...

Out of the Furnace

30th January 2014 -

 Movie Review

Coarse and not exactly subtle, this dark drama might disappoint viewers expecting a more traditional revenge thriller, but there's something more interesting going on here. And even though it starts at full volume and only...

A Week In Movies: Stars court awards attention at premieres, while Bieber hits the red carpet and several new trailers arrive

20th December 2013 -

 News

Two big premieres this week were more about raising awards-worthy awareness than launching a movie. Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Abigail Breslin and Juliette Lewis were all on hand for the August:...

Repentance

17th December 2013 -

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Thomas Carter is a life coach who receives widespread literary fame after releasing his book 'Don't Look Back' following a nearly fatal car accident. At a book signing, he meets a troubled man named Angel...

Forget the Screen Actors Guild Nominees, WHO GOT SNUBBED?!

11th December 2013 -

 News

This morning we were treated to the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) nominations. It's one of the biggest award ceremonies on the movie calendar and, well, it's kind of a big deal. Forget the Globes -...

A Week In Movies: Catching Fire lands in cinemas, Black Nativity premieres, a first peek into Noah's ark

22nd November 2013 -

 News

This week is pretty much all about The Hunger Games as Catching Fire arrives in cinemas around the world. After last week's world premiere in London, the cast headed back to America for back-to-back premieres...

Forest Whitaker Takes Family To 'Black Nativity' NY Premiere - Part 3

20th November 2013 -

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'Black Nativity' Forest Whitaker arrived with his wife Keisha Nash Whitaker and daughter Sonnet Whitaker at the movie's New York premiere held at the Apollo Theater. 'Working Girl' actress Melanie Griffith and husband 'Desperado' star...

UK Movie Reviews Special: Dom Hemingway, The Butler, Don Jon, The Counsellor

14th November 2013 -

 News

It’s a big weekend for the UK box office, kicking off tomorrow (Fri Nov 15), when Jude Law’s Don Hemingway, Forest Whitaker’s The Butler, Joseph Gordon Levitt’s Don Jon and Michael Fassbender’s The Counsellor all...

The Butler

14th November 2013 -

 Movie Review

This is an strangely slushy movie from Lee Daniels, whose last two films (Precious and The Paperboy) bristled with unexpected life. By contrast, this star-packed drama uses a true story to trace the Civil Rights...

Black Nativity

6th November 2013 -

 Video

Christmas time is coming but for young Langston, happy holidays aren't going to come easy. He is forced to take a trip to Harlem, New York to stay with his churchgoing grandparents Reverend Cornell and...

It Was Always Going to be Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs for the Box Office this Weekend

30th September 2013 -

 News

As expected, predicted and prophesized, the wonderfully strange world of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 enticed enough families to propel it to the top of the weekend box office.Cloudy With a Chance of...

'The Butler' Gives Rivals The Brush Off Over Labor Day Weekend: Why Is Lee Daniel's Movie So Successful?

3rd September 2013 -

 News

The first shaky reports of the Labor Day holiday box office taking couldn't decide whether Lee Daniel's The Butler or Morgan Spurlock's One Direction documentary This Is Us had sold the most movie tickets across...

The Labor Day Box Office Round-Up: Which Film "Cleaned Up" Over The Record Weekend?

2nd September 2013 -

 News

This year's Labor Day box office takings marked a record year for Hollywood, with an estimated $156 million paid to see movies across the national holiday weekend. One film "steamed" ahead over the weekend to...

'The Butler' Serves Up $17 Million Box-Office To Remain No.1

27th August 2013 -

 News

The Butler, the star-studded historical drama by director Lee Daniels, has topped the North American box office for a second week with $17 million in takings, reports BBC News.Forest Whitaker [L] and Cuba Gooding Jr...

'The Butler' & 'We're The Millers' Retain Top US Box Office Positions

26th August 2013 -

 News

Lee Daniels' The Butler has retained its position at No.1 in the US Weekend Box Office for the second week. The movie is an historical epic which follows the true story of Cecil Gaines (Forest...

Lee Daniels' 'The Butler' Is The Quiet Success Story of the Year

23rd August 2013 -

 News

Remember when we first heard about The Butler? Lee Daniels' big-budget drama - starring Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines, an African-American who served 34 years at the White House - was tipped for Oscars before...

'The Butler' Gives Competitors The Brush-Off In First Weekend Success

19th August 2013 -

 News

The Butler has outperformed all of its rivals upon its first weekend, having been released on 16th August to much nodding from critics and $25 million (£15.9m) earned. The film showcases an all-star cast, who...

Unexpected Triumph For 'The Butler' Over 'Kick-Ass 2' at the Box Office

19th August 2013 -

 News

Kick-Ass 2 – the follow up to 2010’s smash hit Kick-Ass – was expected to build up on its predecessor’s success by dominating the box office. But a slew of negative reviews have led...

'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Beats 'Kick-Ass 2' And 'Jobs' In US Weekend Box Office

19th August 2013 -

 News

Lee Daniels' The Butler has defeated other newcomers Kick-Ass 2 and Jobs in the US Weekend Box Office. The Butler has headed straight to number one whilst Kick-Ass 2 and Jobs have respectively gained 4th...

Plot Twist: "Lee Daniels' The Butler" Beats Out "Kick-Ass 2" For Weekend Box Office

18th August 2013 -

 News

In a surprising turn of events, it was Lee Daniels’ The Butler and not Kick-Ass 2 that took the Friday box office. The historicald drama, which tracks the life of White House butler Cecil gaines...

Kick-Ass 2 Looks Like The Biggest Box Office Earner Heading Into The Weekend

16th August 2013 -

 News

We won’t know the final figures of the weekend box office until, quite obviously, the end of the weekend, but right now, the fight between Kick-Ass 2 and Lee Daniels’ The Butler is looking pretty...

Lee Daniels on ‘Well Known’ Actors in The Butler – Specifically, Oprah Winfrey

16th August 2013 -

 News

The Butler – officially known as Lee Daniel’s The Butler – has been well-received by the critics of late. Particularly lauded has been the all-star cast, but the decision to cast such a famous bunch...

Lee Daniels' The Butler Is "Deeply Affecting And Oscar Bait"

16th August 2013 -

 News

Lee Daniels' The Butler is released today in US cinemas. Early reviews of the historical drama have been mixed although most suggest the film is definitely worth a watch.Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey at the...

Lee Daniels' 'The Butler' Already Aiming At The Distant Glow Of The Oscars

15th August 2013 -

 News

Lee Daniels’ The Butler will only see its US-wide release tomorrow (August 16), but the film, telling the story of a White House butler, who saw eight presidents come and go during his residency, is...

'The Butler': A Sentimental, If Sometimes Unfocused Early Oscar Contender

14th August 2013 -

 News

Lee Daniel's The Butler is the semi-fact-based tale of Eugene Allen; the long-standing manservant of the White House who, for over thirty years, from 1952 to 1986, served under eight different presidents.Forest Whitaker as 'The...

Oprah Winfrey Apologizes For Naming & Shaming Swiss Handbag Merchants In Racism Claim

14th August 2013 -

 News

Oprah Winfrey claimed last week that she was the victim of a seemingly racist attack by a store clerk in Switzerland. Nearly ten days ago (5 August), the Queen of chat was speaking with Entertainment...

The Butler Movie Looks Ready To Be The First Major Oscar Contender Of The Year

10th August 2013 -

 News

The Butler movie could very well be the first real contender for next year's Academy Awards when it is released next Friday (16 August) as critics have already singled the film out as a wonderfully...

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Forest Whitaker is an AMAZING Actor. I wish that he would be in more movies. I would pay to see everyone of them. Thank you Forest for being such a great actor and thank you to his family for sharing him with us.

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