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  1. Prisoners, Bridesmaids, Meet the Parents: films on TV todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Radio Times

    ... for the missing daughters of Pennsylvania couples Hugh Jackman and Maria Bello, and Terrence Howard and Viola Davis. As a portrait of parental panic, the early section of the film is gripping and scary, but as the investigation deepens to include a ...

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  2. Octavia Spencer shares adorable #TBT photo with Viola DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis played best friends in The Help . But the pair knew and worked with each other long before filming the 2011 Oscar-nominated drama.

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  3. Summer's over but there are still gems to see in theaters or rent for homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2011 | Examiner.com

    Emma Stone, Viola Davis, and Octavia Spencer star in The Help, one of the many summer movie gems from 2011. Summer may be over, but there are still some great film gems to catch at your neighborhood theater, or to rent and view at home -- with friends and a margharita! Here's a roundup of films still available in our area to help you catch those last rays of sunshine and freedom: The Showcase Cinemas in Bridgeport are still showing two films I really enjoyed this summer: Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 .

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  4. Tom Cruise & Cameron Diaz are 'Knight And Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... ng on the battle of truth vs. trust. In addition to Cruise and Diaz, the cast is rounded out by Peter Sarsgaard, Viola Davis, Paul Dano, Maggie Grace and Marc Blucas. Knight And Day will hit theaters on June 25th.

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  5. David Oyelowo: There's Too Many African Stories With 'White Saviors'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Switched

    ... a domestic column, she looks for the support of the help - and finds advice from Aibileen Clark (a part for Viola Davis that led to several award nominations). During the course of preparing the column, Skeeter observes the way the help is treated ...

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  6. Halle Berry Breaks Silence About Oscar Diversity Controversy: 'It's Heartbreaking'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Essence Magazine

    ... , only three African-American actresses have been nominated for the award: Gabourey Sidibe in 2009 for Precious, Viola Davis in 2011 for The Help and 9-year-old QuvenzhanA Wallis in 2012 for Beasts of the Southern Wild.

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  7. Doubt: A popular theme played out on stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Current in Carmel

    ... was adapted into an Academy Award-nominated film starring Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, and Viola Davis. Each season, Civic Theatre strives to produce a thought-provoking, intellectual play that challenges audiences to think ...

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  8. Michael Mann's 'Blackhat' Director's Cut Is Coming to New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | /film

    ... named Nicholas Hathaway ( Chris Hemsworth ) who is temporarily released from prison to help the FBI (led by Viola Davis ) and the Chinese government (represented by Leehom Wang ) to help uncover and capture a global cybercrime network. Wei Tang also ...

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  9. Women in Hollywood get boost from Vanity Fair coverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Inside Bay Area

    ... the scenes. Four actresses appear in the most prominent position before the fold: Jane Fonda, Cate Blanchett, Viola Davis and Jennifer Lawrence. The Guardian notes that Davis is the first black woman to appear on the main cover since 1999. ...

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  10. Viola Davis Doesn't Care About Being Likable & Wins Best Actress...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | E! Online

    The How to Get Away With Murder star just took home her second consecutive award for Outstanding Female Actor in a TV Drama at the 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards and in her acceptance speech, she revealed that she's not interested in playing a character that everyone likes. You know, there's a famous saying that 'I am not who you think I am.

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  11. Viola Davis Nabs a Best Actress SAG Award for 'How To Get Away With Murder'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Essence Magazine

    Five months after she gave us life with her speech at the Primetime Emmys, Viola Davis is taking home the Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for her oh-so-complex character of Annalise Keating on H ow to Get Away With Murder .

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  12. SAG Awards 2016: Viola Davis isn't worried about being the heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Said the 'How to Get Away with Murder' star: 'Why do I have to be a hero? Why do you have to like me? Why do I have to be a mentor?' "There's a famous saying: I am not who you think I am; you are who you think I am," she said onstage at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center, accepting the Actor for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series. "I think about that because people are always saying, 'Annalise is an anti-hero.

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  13. Goldstein: Oscars should simply reward excellenceRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... the last few years gave best acting Oscars to Forest Whitaker ("Last King of Scotland"), Mo'Nique ("Precious"), Viola Davis ("The Help"), Lupita Nyong'o ("12 Years a Slave"), and a nomination to Chiwetel Ejiofor ("12 Years a Slave"). Beyond the ...

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  14. Opnion: Overblown assumptions behind Oscar brouhahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | NorthJersey.com

    ... the past few years gave best acting Oscars to Forest Whitaker ("Last King of Scotland"), Mo'Nique ("Precious"), Viola Davis ("The Help"), Lupita Nyong'o ("12 Years a Slave"), and a nomination to Chiwetel Ejiofor ("12 Years a Slave"). Beyond the ...

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  15. #OscarsSoWhite: Hollywood ignores my existence - so why should I watch?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Globe and Mail

    ... have spiritual awakenings through interactions with " magical Negros " (despite a borderline obsession with Viola Davis, I've yet to watch The Help ). I also don't have time for the struggles of rich men searching for meaning in their gilded but ...

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  16. The 3 Big Lies in the Won't Back Down movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2012 | Examiner.com

    ... off as mere dramatic license, but the movie depends completely on the alliance between Mom Maggie and Teacher Viola Davis, who is depicted as an angel of a teacher as well as a deeply loving mother. Yet the premise is a lie. This was honestly the ...

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  17. In defense of the AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Los Angeles Times

    ... the last few years gave best acting Oscars to Forest Whitaker ("Last King of Scotland"), Mo'Nique ("Precious"), Viola Davis ("The Help"), Lupita Nyong'o ("12 Years a Slave"), and a nomination to Chiwetel Ejiofor ("12 Years a Slave"). Beyond the ...

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  18. Tom Cruise & Cameron Diaz are 'Knight And Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... ng on the battle of truth vs. trust. In addition to Cruise and Diaz, the cast is rounded out by Peter Sarsgaard, Viola Davis, Paul Dano, Maggie Grace and Marc Blucas. Knight And Day will hit theaters on June 25th.

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  19. Shonda Rhimes calls out Hollywood on diversity questions at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Daily Mail

    ... characters on her shows Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder and Grey's Anatomy How to Get Away with Murder's Viola Davis, 50, introduced Rhimes on stage at the awards show, which was held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in the Century City area. ...

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  20. Viola Davis Takes a Vacation Away from the Oscars, Talks Diversity DramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | The Echo

    ... e called on Chris Rock to step down as Oscars host in the wake of the furore. "How to Get Away with Murder" star Viola Davis has spoken-up about the diversity in the Academy Awards nominations.

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