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Tag Archive for 'Oprah Winfrey'

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Blu-ray Review)

There is no mistaking the quality of programming that comes from HBO. Productions like Westworld, True Detective and Game of Thrones continue to wow audiences with their exceptional writing, acting and direction. As those series are currently some of the mainstays of HBO, it can be easy to overlook the original films that come forth […]

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‘Selma’ Is Incredible, Inspiring, and Important (Movie Review)

I have been told I have something of a knack for impressions.  Not particularly in how I look or even sound, but in finding the cadence in whatever humorous display I may be attempting to put on.  David Oyelowo does not really look like Martin Luther King, Jr., but he does more than just get […]

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Oprah Winfrey Hosts SELMA and Common & John Legend Perform A New Song In Its Honor!

As SELMA is a movie I am heavily anticipating, I am happy to do what I can to spread the word about it and post whatever comes up.  A screening recently took place, which was hosted by Oprah Winfrey and featured a variety of guests and a performance of an original song by John Legend […]

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The Hundred-Foot Journey (Blu-ray Review)

Starring Academy Award(R) winner Helen Mirren (Best Actress, THE QUEEN, 2006), produced by Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey and Julia Blake, and directed by Lasse Hallstrom (CHOCOLAT), this uplifting story bursts with flavor, passion and heart. When the chill chef proprietress of a Michelin-starred French restaurant in southern France (Mirren) gets wind of a culinary immigrant […]

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SELMA – Watch the First Trailer For The New Film About Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

We have had announcements about Star Wars, Hobbit, Toy Story 4, and more today, but this post certainly does not seem to pale in comparison, as it is about the trailer for a new film about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., which is looking to garner a lot of attention this awards season. David Oyelowow stars […]

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Lee Daniels’ The Butler (Blu-ray Review)

The Butler tells the story of a White House butler who served eight American presidents over three decades. The film traces the dramatic changes that swept American society during this time, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond, and how those changes affected this man’s life and family. Forest Whitaker stars as the butler […]

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Lee Daniels’ The Butler on Blu-ray and DVD January 14th!

Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company announced today LEE DANIELS’ THE BUTLER, grossing over $115 million in box office, will be available on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack with Digital HD Ultraviolet™, On-Demand and Pay-Per-View on January 14, 2014.  The film will also be available early in Digital HD on December 31. Inspired by a true story, Academy […]

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‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’ Serves Some Great Material Along With Its Cheese (Movie Review)

The Butler is the kind of movie I would normally dread watching, were I be one to base everything I see off of movie trailers or just be a very cynical person in general.  Fortunately, I am not very cynical and am happy to give almost anything a chance.  Despite knowing that this would be […]

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Life (Blu-ray Review)

When it comes to documentaries, the British Broadcasting Corporation, otherwise known as the BBC, strives to not only to provide a high quality production, but the best that can be offered.  The 2007 release of Planet Earth was truly a sight to behold and up to that point, was arguably the greatest nature documentary of […]

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