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Premiere Of Open Road's 'Triple 9' - Arrivals

Isaiah Washington - Premiere Of Open Road's 'Triple 9' at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live - Arrivals at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 16th February 2016

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Stars React To Cop Shooting Footage


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Police officer Michael T. Slager was charged with murder on Tuesday (07Apr15) following the publication of a clip which purportedly shows him opening fire on 50-year-old Walter L. Scott as he fled a traffic stop in North Charleston, South Carolina on Saturday (04Apr15).

Celebrities took to Twitter to share their feelings about the footage, including former Grey's Anatomy actor Isaiah Washington, who wrote, "I have 2 sons to raise in this country and this #WalterScott atrocity weakens my hope that they can survive in this nation. Now what?... Okay, watching the #WalterScott video was horrible, but I think the brave person who captured the (killing) is a hero and a Godsend #Truthdom."

Singer Monae adds, "This brought tears to my eyes. #WalterScott reminds me of my uncle, family. Can only imagine the pain his fam (family) feels," while Avengers director Joss Whedon posted, "At this point, the Slager (killing) seems like a message, a mafia thing, like it's meant to shut people down or set them off. It has to end."

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Kelly Price's 2nd Annual "For The Love Of R&B, For The Love Of Whitney"

Isaiah Washington - Shots of a host of stars as they attended the Grammy Nominated Kelly Price's 2nd Annual "For The Love of R&B, For The Love of Whitney" event which was held at The Attic club in Hollywood, California, United States - Wednesday 4th February 2015

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Kelly Price, Isaiah Washington and Faith Evans

2014 Comic-Con International: San Diego

Isaiah Washington - 2014 Comic-Con International: San Diego - Celebrity Sightings - San Diego, California, United States - Friday 25th July 2014

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4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards

Isaiah Washington and Jenisa Marie Washington - 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 19th June 2014

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CW Upfronts Arrivals

Eliza Taylor and Isaiah Washington - The CW Upfronts 2014 at The London Hotel by The New York City Center - NYC, New York, United States - Thursday 15th May 2014

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Isaiah Washington Returns To 'Grey's Anatomy', With A Controversial Past


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Isaiah Washington made his return to 'Grey’s Anatomy' last night, seven years after he was axed from the show amid a storm of controversy. A on set incident involving co-star T.R. Knight saw Isaiah’s Grey’s run come to an end and Dr Preston Burke gone from Seattle Grace. So now he’s back, what exactly happened all that time ago.

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Isaiah Washington joined the 'Grey’s Anatomy' cast in 2005 for the series first season. He played Dr Preston Burke, a gifted and brilliant cardiothoracic surgeon. For his portrayal of Burke Washington earned two NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, as well as a Screen Actors Guild Award. Whilst Burke was a focal point of the show’s early seasons, his most memorable story line was his romance with intern Cristina Yang, played by Sandra Oh. Yang was the determined intern who had a thing for “cardio-gods” and her and Burke’s romance became one of the show’s main talking points. When Burke proposed to Yang, it looked as if Cristina, who had always shunned emotion to focus on her career, was going to get her happy ending. Little did viewers know, a backstage scandal was about to erupt that would change the course of Grey’s Anatomy and the upcoming wedding of the two major characters.

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Isaiah Washington Back On 'Grey's Anatomy' - Why Did He Get Fired?


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Actor Isaiah Washington has reprised his role as Dr Preston Burke on Grey's Anatomy, seven years after he was fired from the medical drama for making a homophobic slur. Thursday's episode saw him offer Sandra Oh's character Christina Yang the chance to run a hospital in Zurich - after leaving her at the alter all those years ago.

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Washington exited the series in 2007 after an anti-gay epithet was reportedly directed towards co-star T.R Knight.

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On The Eve Of The 200th "Grey's Anatomy" Episode, Ellen Pompeo Dishes On Drama, Celebrations And Former Colleagues


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Drama rules on Grey’s Anatomy – so much so, that quite a lot of it appears to have crossed over from the screen to the actual set, Grey’s star Ellen Pompeo revealed in a recent interview with The New York Post. The Post caught up with Ellen Pompeo and the rest of the Grey’s cast (or what remains of it, at least) on set for the TV drama’s 200th episode, which also happens to be a party – on screen, as well as in real life.

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Pompeo has tried to steer clear of the drama, surrounding some cast members' departures.

Creator Shonda Rimes, the cast and crew do have a lot to celebrate – over its 200 episodes, Grey’s has become a television staple, up there in the bastion with shows like Friends and CSI: Miami. But success didn’t come without plenty of growing pains, and star Ellen Pompeo, who plays Dr. Meredith Grey on the show, finally let the word out on how and why a lot of the cast drama happened – particularly with Katherine Heigl, who played Dr Izzie Stevens on Grey’s Anatomy.

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Isaiah Washington Shines As 'Blue Caprice' Recalls Beltway Sniper Attacks


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Blue Caprice, which opens in the U.S. on Friday (September 27, 2013), follows the story of an abandoned boy lured to America and drawn into the shadow of a dangerous father figure. Same old story right? Well, not exactly. Alexandre Moors' new movie is inspired by the real life events that led to the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks. 

In October 2002, ten people were killed and three other victims critically injured in several locations throughout the Washington D.C. metropolitan area and along Interstate 95 in Virginia after John Allen Muhammad and Lee Bod Malvo went on a sniper rampage in a 1990 Chevrolet Caprice sedan. 

The movie documents the mechanisms that lead its subjects to embrace physical violence and paints a riveting portrait of 21st-century America and its cold-blood killers.

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Washington: 'I'd Consider A Grey's Anatomy Cameo'


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Sacked GREY'S ANATOMY star Isaiah Washington will return to the hit medical drama - if writer/creator SHONDA RIMES asks him.
The actor admits he's bitter about his departure from the show, but he'll jump at the chance to return for a cameo.
He tells American magazine Entertainment Weekly, "Dr. Burke (his character) is probably the greatest challenge I've ever had. I've studied the medical world extensively. I gave it everything I had.
"If Shonda calls me and says, 'Look, we want you to do something for Grey's Anatomy,' I probably would not hesitate.
"But I don't really see that happening."

Pay Boost For Grey's Anatomy Stars


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The cast of hit TV medical drama GREY'S ANATOMY has been given a huge pay boost.
The show's star, bride-to-be Ellen Pompeo, has closed a new deal that will earn her almost $200,000 (GBP102,600)-per-episode, according to trade paper The Hollywood Reporter, while castmates CHANDRA WILSON and JAMES PICKENS JR have secured pay hikes to $125,000 (GBP64,100).
Producers are close to securing similar deals with castmembers Justin Chambers and T.R. KNIGHT.
The pay increases come a week after details of a salary dispute between ABC bosses and Grey's Anatomy star Katherine Heigl were leaked to the press.
Heigl, Sandra Oh, Isaiah Washington and Patrick Dempsey are among those still negotiating new deals.

Hudson And Whitaker Triumph At Image Awards


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Forest Whitaker and JENNIFER HUDSON picked up acting prizes at the NAACP Image Awards on Friday (02MAR07), just six days after their Oscar wins.
Whitaker was named Best Actor for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, while Hudson garnered Best Supporting Actress for her role as EFFIE WHITE in DREAMGIRLS, at the star-studded ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
Accepting his award, Whitaker said, "Doing this role gave me so many blessings. One was being able to go back to Africa and touch my roots."
Hudson gushed, "There is nothing like being recognised and honoured by your own."
KEKE PALMER picked up the coveted Best Actress gong for Akeelah And The Bee, while Djimon Hounsou was named Best Supporting Actor for BLOOD DIAMOND, after losing out in the same category last weekend (25FEB07) at the Academy Awards.
Will Smith's movie THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS won the Best Motion Picture honour and Spike Lee was named Best Director for THE INSIDE MAN.
In the TV categories, GREY'S ANATOMY star Isaiah Washington received Best Actor For A Drama Series and his co-star CHANDRA WILSON accepted Best Supporting Actress In A Drama Series.
Other winners in TV included Vanessa Williams for Best Supporting Actress In A Comedy for UGLY BETTY - which was named Best Television Comedy Series, TYLER JAMES WILLIAMS for Actor In A Comedy Series in Everybody Hates Chris and TRACEE ELLIS ROSS for Actress In A Comedy Series in GIRLFRIENDS.
In music, Prince and MARY J. BLIGE picked up Male Artist and Female Artist respectively, The Roots in the Group category and Gladys Knight for Jazz Artist.
Comedian Bill Cosby was inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame and U2 frontman Bono received the Chairman's Award for his tireless campaigner against world poverty and debt.
The Image awards are given out annually by America's National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Exit Wounds Review


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To watch a Steven Seagal film, one must fully suspend all disbelief. And to fully enjoy the audacity of Seagal, one must ignore all of the consequences associated with the following: Starting fistfights with large men in flashy nightclubs, destroying everything in sight along the way. Surviving every semi-automatic gun battle and car crash without a scratch. Purchasing Italian racing cars with bundles of $100 bills stuffed in a gym bag. Actually being able to cash out stock options from a dot-com and then creating a private surveillance unit devoted to uncovering a ring of corrupt Detroit cops involved in smuggling heroin inside of sweatshop-produced t-shirts. OK... maybe that corrupt cops thing is a bit hard to swallow.

I remember a time when I used to enjoy Seagal. Such films as Above the Law, Hard to Kill, Marked for Death, Under Siege, and Out for Justice are all solid action films from the '90s. Under Siege is even kind of good. But lately, films like Under Siege 2, Fire Down Below, and The Patriot have shown the age of the Italian stallion of Aikido.

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Ghost Ship Review


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Ghost Ship opens with one of the most gruesome, gratuitous, and swiftest slaughters in recent memory. Without warning, dozens of passengers aboard a luxurious Italian luxury liner are sliced in half by a makeshift wire device running from the bow of the ship to the stern. The effect - and the ensuing bloody panic - is pretty cool, even if I still can't quite figure out how it worked. The entire sequence doesn't justify you paying to see Ship, but it does mean you should arrive on time if indeed you opt to go.

Asking the rest of the film to live up to such a ghastly opening is like asking a rinky-dink tugboat to tow a mammoth ocean liner across the ocean. Ironically, that's exactly what Ghost Ship does. Sean Murphy (Gabriel Byrne) owns the tugboat in question, and he employs "the best damn salvage crew in the business." In reality, they're a tough-talking, hard-drinking cast of carefully handpicked racial stereotypes, from an African-American first mate (Isaiah Washington) to a Mexican engineer (Alex Dimitriades) to an Italian salvage team leader (Julianna Margulies), who's a female, to boot.

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Exit Wounds Movie Review

Exit Wounds Movie Review

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Ghost Ship Movie Review

Ghost Ship Movie Review

Ghost Ship opens with one of the most gruesome, gratuitous, and swiftest slaughters in recent...

Welcome to Collinwood Movie Review

Welcome to Collinwood Movie Review

Among the ever-impressive list of projects undertaken by Steven Soderbergh and George Clooney's Section Eight...

Romeo Must Die Movie Review

Romeo Must Die Movie Review

Most freely adapted from Shakespeare, "Romeo Must Die" is a pounding-adrenaline martial arts action flick...

Welcome To Collinwood Movie Review

Welcome To Collinwood Movie Review

The entire, very talented cast of the caper comedy "Welcome to Collinwood" is clearly having...

Ghost Ship Movie Review

Ghost Ship Movie Review

One of the scariest, most original scream-at-the-screen style horror movies I've seen in years, "Ghost...

Exit Wounds Movie Review

Exit Wounds Movie Review

For the first time since "Under Siege" Steven Seagal has managed to make a testosterone-fueled...

True Crime Movie Review

True Crime Movie Review

As a director, Clint Eastwood has one of the sweetestdeals in Hollywood. He gets to...

Hollywood Homicide Movie Review

Hollywood Homicide Movie Review

"Hollywood Homicide" is a sly satire of buddy-cop action-comedies that replicates the genre's trappings so...

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