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Samuel L. Jackson's Big Issue With Some Black British Actors Playing American Roles

While it seems like movies and TV have been making positive steps, inclusion is still a hot topic issue. And it turns out that for Samuel L. Jackson, the issue also extends to British black actors being given certain African-American roles.

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Turns Out The Imitation Game Was Completely Full Of It

One of Hollywood's favorite types of movies are those that are "based on a true story." But just how true is that story? It varies in most cases, but it turns out that one movie in particular was significantly less true than others.

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5 Great Movies Coming To Amazon Prime In December

Thanksgiving is drawing to a close, and Christmas is right around the corner. You will be dealing with an influx of family members coming and going through your doors, bringing presents and looking for food. And when the dust settles, everyone’s going to crash on your couch, snack on your food, and stream some of your entertainment. Well, you are in luck.

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Steven Spielberg Wants David Oyelowo For His Martin Luther King Jr. Biopic

David Oyelowo might not have won the Oscar for his portrayal of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Selma, but his performance wowed audiences. Even A-list director Steven Spielberg was blown away. In fact, Oyelowo recently revealed that the renown filmmaker wants him to reprise his performance in Spielberg's upcoming MLK biopic.

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David Oyelowo Has No Interest In Playing The Black Best Friend

You can cast him as a principal, a civil rights leader, or even the victim of a vicious ape attack. But whatever you do, you will not be able to cast David Oyelowo as your black best friend.

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A Free Copy Of Selma Is Being Shipped To Every High School In America

Paramount has announced that they will send a DVD copy of the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic Selma to every high school in America.

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New DVD Releases: May 2015 In Home Entertainment

Fifty Shades of Grey! Selma! There's a lot of great stuff coming out this month, check 'em all out after the jump.

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Why Terrence Howard Totally Bombed At The Oscars, According To Terrence Howard

You might think it’s easy to get up in front of hundreds of the top actors and filmmakers in Hollywood and present an award at the Oscars, but so did Terrence Howard. The star of the hit series Empire saw how everyone who came before him on this year’s Oscar night were reading the prompter and putting their own hilarious spins on it.

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Watch Common Leave Oprah Hanging In This Vicious High Five Snub

There were a few awkward moments in the 2015 Oscars ceremony, but there was one so quick, you may have missed it, and it involved a huge diss to the Queen of media, Oprah.

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Watch John Legend And Common's Touching Selma Performance At The Oscars

There were no doubt a handful of great moments from last night's 87th Academy Awards but none were as touching as the performance of “Glory” by John Legend and Common. The duo absolutely brought it all and then some for a rendition of their Selma track, one that audience members and home viewers certainly won't soon forget. Check out their powerful performance below.

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The 5 Best Moments At The 2015 Oscars

As long as the Oscars ceremony was on Sunday evening, I don’t think you could say that it ever dragged. (No, that is not a “rushing or dragging” joke, Whiplash fans.) As the ceremony stretched on into the night, there were more than a few standout moments that kept us engaged and entertained.

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Watch Selma's David Oyelowo Cry On His Last Day Of Shooting

Out of all of the stories involving Academy Awards snubs, this one has to be one of the most beautiful. Watch David Oyelowo break down on the last day of shooting Selma, right here.

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The Blunt Reason One Academy Member Didn't Vote For Selma

Selma’s Oscar snub is still a sore point among film fans. The story was powerful and timely, the director’s work was astounding, and the performances were strong. So why didn’t it get any love outside of Best Picture and Best Original Song? There’s one Oscar voter who has a reason, but chances are it’ll infuriate all those who adored the film.

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Selma's Director Isn't Ready To Forgive The Academy For David Oyelowo's Snub

One of the biggest snubs at the 2015 Oscars was Selma, the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic starring David Oyelowo. Although the publicly displayed frustration felt by many has died down a bit, the film’s director was still understandably hurt by the snub.

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Why Selma's Director Would Consider Helming A Marvel Movie

Director Ava DuVernay is having a phenomenal year, racking up dozens of award nominations and wins her film Selma. Riding high on her latest successes, she recently entertained the idea of heading up a Marvel movie.

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Little Kids Reenacting The Best Picture Nominees Is Adorable

This year's list of films nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards is an eclectic one, featuring multiple sharp, powerful dramas, as well as a couple rather darkly funny comedies. But what if you were to splice a bit of adorable into that formula? Well, then you would get this brand new video bluntly titled "KIDS REENACT 2015 OSCAR NOMINEES."

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Snubbed Selma Star Lashes Out At The Academy Over Race

David Oyelowo has thoughts as to why his depiction of Martin Luther King Jr. was snubbed by the Academy, and they’re pretty controversial.

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Monday Movie Memo: Birdman And American Sniper Move Up The Oscar Charts

Richard Linklater’s 12-year-spanning Boyhood has been collecting numerous accolades as we have meandered through the lengthy Oscar race. But as we talked about in a recent episode of our Awards Blend, the game changes now that we are in Phase Two of the Oscar marathon.

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Learn How You Can Watch Every Best Picture Nominee In One Sitting

Every year, five to ten films are selected by the Academy Of Motion Pictures And Sciences to represent the best of the previous year's crop. These Best Picture nominees can range from wide opening films you've already seen, to independent films you've been dying to see, but didn't want to spend the gas money on.

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George Lucas Has A Big Problem With The Academy Awards

George Lucas isn't someone you want upset at you. He's a very wealthy and very powerful man. That's why we're fearing for the the Academy after hearing news of the filmmaker's latest beef with the organization.

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