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  1. david oyelowo
    David Oyelowo Loves Female Directors, and You Should TooLike all of us, he bows before the queenliness of Ava DuVernay.
  2. cyberbullying
    Justin Bieber Is the Latest Casualty of Celebrity CyberbullyingPour one out for all of his philosophical captions.
  3. i don't know her
    Breaking Down the Shade Ava DuVernay Threw at Quentin TarantinoSavage.
  4. Quentin Tarantino Never Saw Selma‘‘She did a really good job on Selma but Selma deserved an Emmy.”
  5. sexual assault
    Cosby: Focus on My Message, Not the Allegations“Reality is the situation. And I can’t speak.”
  6. oscars 2015
    Chris Pine Cries Through ‘Glory’ on Behalf of Us AllTears.
  7. oscars 2015
    See Common & John Legend’s Speech & PerformanceNot even Chris Pine could hold back his tears.
  8. primer
    Everything We’ve Written About the 2015 Best Picture Oscar Nominees [Updated]Fun facts and reviews galore.
  9. infographics
    The Oscar Best Picture Nominees As Pie ChartsHow much of Boyhood is mansplaining? How much of Theory of Everything is Lost? And more.
  10. party chat
    Patton Oswalt on Selma’s Oscar Snub and More“Is just logic. It goes beyond race.”
  11. awards season
    Ava DuVernay Knew She Wasn’t Going to Be Nominated for an Oscar“It’s math.”
  12. diversity
    Django Producer Has Tips for Hollywood on Race“It would be great if the phrase ‘black film’ wasn’t just used when a movie makes less than $100 million.”
  13. ‘SNL’ Review: A New Year with Kevin HartA month ago, Chris Rock wrote an essay for the Hollywood Reporter about race in Hollywood, specifically mentioning a sketch he appeared in with […]
  14. history
    Oprah Winfrey and Selma Cast Mates Marched in Alabama for MLK DayShe opened by shouting “Selma!”
  15. weekend box office
    Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper Breaks Box-Office RecordsAmerica loves America.
  16. diversity issues
    Academy President Calls for More Diversity After Selma Snubs“We hope the film industry will also make strides toward becoming more diverse and inclusive.”
  17. The Oscars Got Selma Actress Tessa Thompson’s Name Wrong on Instagram#OscarsSoWhite?
  18. awards season
    Spike Lee on Selma Oscar Snubs: ‘F*ck ’Em’“Nobody’s talking about motherfuckin’ Driving Miss Daisy.”
  19. party chat
    Wendell Pierce on Selma Snub: ‘The People’s Reaction Speaks for Itself’“We are missing out on so many great stories.”
  20. oscars 2015
    Selma: Where Did Its Oscar Campaign Go Wrong?A few theories.
  21. oscars 2015
    Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs on Selma Snubs, Lack of DiversityWhat did she have to say about the Academy’s so-called diversity problem?
  22. oscars
    Selma Was Robbed, and Other Unforgivable Oscar CrimesDavid Oyelowo gave the best male performance of the year.
  23. golden globes 2015
    See Common’s Wonderful Solidarity-Themed Golden Globes Acceptance SpeechHe says Selma “awakened my humanity.”
  24. weekend box office
    Liam Neeson Takes the Weekend Box OfficeSelma also went wide this weekend.
  25. movie review
    MLK Drama Selma Shows the Grunt Work That Went Into Making HistoryWith additional notes on historical accuracy.
  26. movies
    Oscar Films and the Prison of Historical AccuracyYou know it’s Oscar season when the historical-accuracy hit squads show up.
  27. oscars 2015
    Selma Director: Don’t Reduce This Movie“This is what I see, this is what we see. And that should be valid.”
  28. weekend box office
    The Hobbit Is on Top of the Box Office for the Third Consecutive WeekendHobbits rule!
  29. pronunciation guide
    Brad Pitt Teaches You How to Pronounce David Oyelowo’s NameWith a song.
  30. video
    See How the Film Selma Portrays Lyndon B. JohnsonIn this exclusive scene from the movie.
  31. weekend box office
    Hobbit Leads a Strong Holiday-Weekend Box OfficeAnd The Interview has a modest showing.
  32. sony hack
    Selma Director Ava DuVernay Calls Sony Emails ‘Sickening and Sad’“That’s really all I have to say.”
  33. The 11 Best Movies of 2014David Edelstein’s picks.
  34. film
    American Film Institute’s Best Films of the Year Goes to 11The Institute honored Selma, Into the Woods, and Boyhood, among others.
  35. oscars 2015
    Here’s How These 5 Films Could Win Best PictureFrom Boyhood to The Imitation Game to Selma.
  36. profile
    With Her MLK Drama Selma, Ava DuVernay Is Directing HistoryThe filmmaker is primed to break Oscar ground.
  37. movies
    Birdman, Selma Lead Independent Spirit NominationsOnly films made for less than $20 million were eligible.
  38. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Selma Wants Your Best Picture VoteCan the Martin Luther King movie win Best Picture?
  39. oscars 2015
    Can Bradley Cooper, Mark Wahlberg, or David Oyelowo Crack Best Actor?Here are our first reactions to American Sniper, The Gambler, and Selma.
  40. trailers
    Here’s the Very Oscar-y First Trailer for SelmaOscar-baiters gonna bait, bait, bait.
  41. oscars
    Will This Be the Whitest Oscars in Almost 2 Decades?If current predictions stand, all 20 acting slots will go to white performers.
  42. biopics
    Tim Roth Cast As George Wallace in SelmaA film about Martin Luther King and the voting rights movement.
  43. the industry
    Sigourney Weaver Will Vamp It UpPlus: Chris Evans gets ‘Punctured.’
  44. jackman
    Hugh Jackman on His Oscar Party, His Role in Lee Daniels’s Selma, and Getting Naked in Acting Class“And I just dropped my pants and took off my shirt.”
  45. jackman
    Jackman: The Next Mo’Nique?Director Lee Daniels has “nailed him” for his ‘Precious’ follow-up.