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Watch Kerry Washington Try To Get 'Scandal' Spoilers From Shonda Rhimes

As Ellen Pompeo says, "Welcome to Shondaland" - a universe populated by strong, complicated women like Olivia Pope and Meredith Grey, where literally anything goes except for spoilers.


Related Topix: Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Kerry Washington, Grey's Anatomy, Comedy, Drama, Ellen Pompeo, The Help

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Toledo Blade

Soul Man: 'Get On Up' chronicles James Brown

James Brown, in the twilight of his career, moves quietly and alone through dark backstage halls of a concert venue, following the roars of an unseen crowd ready for his performance.


Related Topix: Get On Up, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, The Help, 42

New York Daily News

'Get on Up,' movie review

Powerful biopic finds the heart and soul of James Brown's career through performances by Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Dan Aykroyd How do you capture on film the kind of musical genius that seems to come from nowhere? "Get on Up" finds a solution that makes this fantastic, funk-tastic biography of James Brown stand apart.


Related Topix: 42, The Help, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Chadwick Boseman, Movies, Entertainment

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Get On Line: Pluto.TV To Stream James Brown '60s Videos On Biopic's Debut Weekend

Online video site Pluto.TV will launch a James Brown-focused channel, streaming for free his classic 1960s-era live performances and timed with the Friday debut of " Get On Up ," a biopic about the "Godfather of Soul," starring Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis and directed by Tate Taylor .


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Get On Up, Chadwick Boseman


Review: Boseman drips with charisma as James Brown

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Get On Up."


Related Topix: 42, Get On Up, Media, Universal Pictures, Black Entertainment, James Brown, Chadwick Boseman

Fri Jul 25, 2014


The Lone Non-Oscar Nominee: A History of Rude Trailer Billing

The throwback-y trailer for The Judge is quite deserving of both love and mockery, given that it has all the hallmarks of a '90s Oscar-bait drama, down to the billing, and I'm sure Vincent D'Onofrio is still smarting about it.


Related Topix: Prisoners, Doubt

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Watch 10 (6) Clips From James Brown Biopic, 'Get on Up' + Check Out the New Poster

Universal Pictures' James Brown biopic, "Get on Up," begins with a 6-year-old James Brown, as he's abandoned by his mother and left to live with his Aunt Honey , who runs a brothel.


Related Topix: New Post, WI, The Help, Christmas!!!!!, Video Games, Fair Game

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Check Out 20 New Stills from the James Brown Biopic Get on Up

Universal Pictures has brought online more than 20 new stills from director Tate Taylor's Get on Up , the upcoming James Brown biopic starring Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Jill Scott and Dan Aykroyd.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Media, Universal Pictures, The Help, 42, Chadwick Boseman, Entertainment

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Mick Jagger and cast of 'Get On Up' about James Brown appeared on 'Today' show

Chadwick Boseman turns up the heat as James Brown in "Get On Up" also starring Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd, Tika Sumpter and Jill Scott.


Related Topix: 42, The Help, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Chadwick Boseman, Mississippi

Fri Jul 18, 2014


James Brown biopic 'Get On Up' - first trailer drops

James Brown biopic Get On Up , starring Chadwick Boseman as the soul funk legend, follows the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul from his humble beginnings in South Carolina to the top of the Billboard 100.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, 42, Chadwick Boseman, The Help, Prisoners

Thu Jul 17, 2014

ABC News

Black Hollywood Actresses Migrating to TV

Black female actresses are the latest group in Hollywood to discover what other A-listers, including Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey and Jessica Lange, already have: some of the best roles right now are on the small screen.


Related Topix: The Help, Doubt, Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Kerry Washington

Wed Jul 16, 2014

USA Today

Shonda Rhimes adds 'Murder' to her repertoire

Shonda Rhimes is getting away with Thursday. Having given ABC two of its biggest hits, Grey's Anatomy and Scandal, Rhimes is now getting a third Thursday hour to complete the night: How to Get Away with Murder Shonda Rhimes adds 'Murder' to her repertoire Shonda Rhimes is getting away with Thursday.


Related Topix: The Help, Entertainment, Television

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Oscar-nominee Viola Davis on return to TV: 'I wanted to be the show'

Actress Viola Davis onstage at the "How to Get Away With Murder" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Group portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Assn.


Related Topix: The Help, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Doubt

The Miami Herald

Viola Davis savors 'messy' humanity in new role

The much-acclaimed actress stars in the new ABC drama "How To Get Away With Murder" from hit-maker Shonda Rhimes, playing a charismatic, complex and Machiavellian law professor who holds a group of students in thrall.


Related Topix: The Help

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Fall TV First Impression: ABC's How to Get Away With Murder

The broadcast networks have more than two dozen shows debuting this fall, including Katherine Heigl 's TV comeback, a trip to Gotham , a third NCIS Viola Davis , Billy Brown , Charlie Weber , Liza Weil , Alfred Enoch , Jack Falahee , Katie Findlay , Aja Naomi King , Matt McGorry and Karla Souza As the promos make clear, revered criminal law prof ... (more)


Related Topix: Grey's Anatomy, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Katherine Heigl, The Help, Soap Opera, Gilmore Girls, Liza Weil