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On Thursday morning, the nominations for the 86th Annual Academy Awards were announced and there was one huge snub that shocked movie critics world wide … Lee Daniels’ The Butler. Not only was the civil...

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Earlier this year odds were all for Lee Daniels’ The Butler and it’s pedigree cast, sweeping most group nods this award season … And then along came 12 Years a Slave. HipHollywood was at the...

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Angela Bassett & Forest Whitaker are proving they are more than just award winning actors. They can also sing … and they are showing off their skills in the new Kasi Lemmons directed film Black...

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Today, August 28, marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s iconic “I Have  Dream” speech. Marches are being held across the entire nation in honor of the late civil rights leader and to commemorate...

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Barack Obama gives Lee Daniels’ The Butler two very enthusiastic thumbs up. During an exclusive radio interview with the Tom Joyner Morning Show on Tuesday, Obama admitted to tearing up during the film. “I teared...

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Lee Daniels’ The Butler follows the life of Cecil Gaines (played by Forest Whitaker), an African-American butler who serves in the White House under eight presidencies. HipHollywood attended the junket for the film in New...

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It looks like Ashton Kutcher also wanted to be in Lee Daniels’ The Butler. HipHollywood caught Kutcher outside of Forest Whitaker’s press room Sunday afternoon, getting ready to give Whitaker a big surprise during the film’s...

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The story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident who was shot and killed in Oakland by a BART officer on New Years Day 2009, shook up our nation and quickly turned into a...

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Finally, a glimpse at Lee Daniels’ highly anticipate film, The Butler, has been released. The movie is based on the life of Eugene Allen (played by Forest Whitaker), a butler who served eight Presidents in...

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