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Concussion Synopsis

Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu’s emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful institutions in the world.

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Will Smith Still Can’t Believe NFL Fans Blew Off Concussion Will Smith Still Can’t Believe NFL Fans Blew Off Concussion

I have an eight-year-old son. He plays tackle football. And I'll admit that Will Smith's movie Concussion, where he played a forensic pathologist studying the effects of football on the human brain, gave me serious pause. But I'm the minority.

Will Smith Still Can’t Believe NFL Fans Blew Off Concussion

How Will Smith Really Felt About Jada Pinkett Smith's Oscar Boycott Call How Will Smith Really Felt About Jada Pinkett Smith's Oscar Boycott Call

When the nominations for this year’s Academy Awards were announced one of the first voices to question their lack of diversity was actress Jada Pinkett Smith. Not only was she frustrated with the lack of representation for black actors, but she has called for a boycott.

How Will Smith Really Felt About Jada Pinkett Smith's Oscar Boycott Call

Watch Fresh Prince's Aunt Viv Tear Will And Jada Smith Apart Over Oscar Boycott Watch Fresh Prince's Aunt Viv Tear Will And Jada Smith Apart Over Oscar Boycott

If there was one thing that Will learned on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air it’s that you do not want to mess with Aunt Viv. Life is now imitating art as Janet Hubert has come out with a new video blog and has taken her former costar, and his wife to task.

Watch Fresh Prince's Aunt Viv Tear Will And Jada Smith Apart Over Oscar Boycott

A Jets Star Just Went Off On The NFL After Seeing Concussion A Jets Star Just Went Off On The NFL After Seeing Concussion

It was really only a matter of time before this happened. Concussion has been a controversial film since long before the movie came out but now that it has been released it’s available for all to see, and to question the safety of those who play in the NFL.

A Jets Star Just Went Off On The NFL After Seeing Concussion

How Will Smith Feels About NFL Football After Concussion How Will Smith Feels About NFL Football After Concussion

To say America loves football would be a colossal understatement. The game is of major importance to the culture of the nation. This is part of why Will Smith’s movie Concussion has been so controversial.

How Will Smith Feels About NFL Football After Concussion

How Sony Is Rubbing Concussion In The NFL's Face How Sony Is Rubbing Concussion In The NFL's Face

Much of the buzz surrounding Will Smith’s new movie Concussion has focused less on the script and performances, and instead on how the movie will impact a nation that puts such importance on football.

How Sony Is Rubbing Concussion In The NFL's Face

How The NFL Players Association Really Feels About Will Smith's Concussion How The NFL Players Association Really Feels About Will Smith's Concussion

The upcoming Will Smith dramaConcussion tells the story of a doctor who studies the effect of head trauma on the brain of professional football players. In a nation where football has become a major obsession, it was to be expected that the film would be controversial.

How The NFL Players Association Really Feels About Will Smith's Concussion

This Rotten Week: Predicting Concussion, Joy, Daddy's Home And Point Break Reviews This Rotten Week: Predicting Concussion, Joy, Daddy's Home And Point Break Reviews

It's tough to get super excited for this week considering we’re coming off the awesome high that is Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but it’s Christmas and we still have some rather huge movies getting ready to hit theaters.

This Rotten Week: Predicting Concussion, Joy, Daddy's Home And Point Break Reviews

Why Will Smith Became Obsessed With Becoming The Most Famous Entertainer On Earth Why Will Smith Became Obsessed With Becoming The Most Famous Entertainer On Earth

There are all kinds of reasons why people strive to be famous. In the case of Will Smith, one of the biggest stars on the planet, this desire springs from an unlikely source, a bad relationship when he was just a teenager.

Why Will Smith Became Obsessed With Becoming The Most Famous Entertainer On Earth

The Methodical Way Will Smith Became The Biggest Movie Star In The World The Methodical Way Will Smith Became The Biggest Movie Star In The World

Some celebrities seem like they became famous overnight. Then there's Will Smith, who followed a shrewd, meticulous, methodical plan to become the biggest movie star in the world.

The Methodical Way Will Smith Became The Biggest Movie Star In The World

Awards Blend: The Revenant Screened, But Is It An Oscar Contender? Awards Blend: The Revenant Screened, But Is It An Oscar Contender?

The final unviewed awards contenders are starting to screen, giving Oscar analysts the full picture as 2015 draws to a close. And while The Hateful Eight and Joy remain mysteries, Alejandro Inarritu’s The Revenant finally screened at The Academy on Monday night, and reactions flooded social media almost instantly. So, will this be an Oscar contender?

Awards Blend: The Revenant Screened, But Is It An Oscar Contender?

Awards Blend: A Major Reshuffling At The Top Of The Charts Awards Blend: A Major Reshuffling At The Top Of The Charts

It’s time to start trimming the fat. More Oscar contenders are starting to screen for analysts and audience members, meaning the annual awards race is shifting into focus. There’s still plenty of time to debate the merits of the major players, but more and more minor players are falling by the wayside.

Awards Blend: A Major Reshuffling At The Top Of The Charts

Watch Will Smith Attack The NFL, Make A Bid For Oscar In Concussion Trailer Watch Will Smith Attack The NFL, Make A Bid For Oscar In Concussion Trailer

Could Will Smith win a Best Actor Oscar for Concussion? The latest trailer certainly suggests so.

Watch Will Smith Attack The NFL, Make A Bid For Oscar In Concussion Trailer

Will Smith's Main Reason For Making Concussion Will Smith's Main Reason For Making Concussion

Millions of fans tune in every Sunday to watch their favorite football teams compete, and Will Smith is no exception. His fandom is a part of why he felt compelled to make Concussion.

Will Smith's Main Reason For Making Concussion

Awards Blend: Our First Look At The Oscar Frontrunners In Each Major Category Awards Blend: Our First Look At The Oscar Frontrunners In Each Major Category

Welcome, all, to the return of Awards Blend, CinemaBlend’s weekly conversation surrounding all things Oscar. The season officially is underway, launching each year as the triumphant trio of September film festivals – Venice, Telluride and Toronto – kick-start a bevy of campaigns that will position films, performers and behind-the-scenes talents for potential Oscar glory.

Awards Blend: Our First Look At The Oscar Frontrunners In Each Major Category

18 Likely Oscar Contenders And When You Can See Them 18 Likely Oscar Contenders And When You Can See Them

With the fall film festival season now in full swing, a number of films with Oscar buzz are making their public debuts, and we've broken down when we'll get the chance to see them and judge for ourselves.

18 Likely Oscar Contenders And When You Can See Them

Concussion Controversy Continues As Sony Argues Against Supposed Cuts To Please The NFL Concussion Controversy Continues As Sony Argues Against Supposed Cuts To Please The NFL

Ever since the movie Concussion was announced it was a forgone conclusion that the NFL was not going to be happy. However, this has now gone beyond a simple protest or boycott.

Concussion Controversy Continues As Sony Argues Against Supposed Cuts To Please The NFL

Concussion Takes Aim At The NFL, Not Football, According To The Director Concussion Takes Aim At The NFL, Not Football, According To The Director

For die-hard football fans, it may look as though Concussion is taking aim at the beloved full-contact sport – but now writer/director Peter Landesman has cleared the record, revealing that Concussion draws a line in the sand between the great pastime and the massive National Football Organization.

Concussion Takes Aim At The NFL, Not Football, According To The Director

Concussion Trailer: Watch Will Smith Put The NFL On Blast Concussion Trailer: Watch Will Smith Put The NFL On Blast

We’ve been hearing about Will Smith’s football concussion drama for quite some time, and now we have our first look through the first Concussion trailer. The Suicide Squad actor delivers a dramatic performance as the NFL transforms into a evil conglomerate. Watch the footage below.

Concussion Trailer: Watch Will Smith Put The NFL On Blast

15 Movies With A Real Shot Of Winning Best Picture In 2016 15 Movies With A Real Shot Of Winning Best Picture In 2016

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The 2016 Oscar Nominees, Predicted Today The 2016 Oscar Nominees, Predicted Today

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The 2016 Oscar Nominees, Predicted Today

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