Lee Daniels Settles ‘Butler,’ ‘Empire’ Ownership Dispute With Damon Dash
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Lee Daniels Settles ‘Butler,’ ‘Empire’ Ownership Dispute With Damon Dash

  (Hollywood Reporter) – Lee Daniels has resolved a sticky legal situation involving $2M lent by Damon…

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’12 Years a Slave’ Wins Big at NAACP Image Awards
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’12 Years a Slave’ Wins Big at NAACP Image Awards

Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American A landmark year for black filmmaking…

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In Banner Year for Black Films, Hopes for Momentum
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In Banner Year for Black Films, Hopes for Momentum

by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey has heard this…

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To Be Equal: Lessons of ‘The Butler’ Still Relevant Today
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To Be Equal: Lessons of ‘The Butler’ Still Relevant Today

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist “Everything you are and everything you have is because…

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Hollywood Reflects on Race in Year of Black, Civil Rights Films
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Hollywood Reflects on Race in Year of Black, Civil Rights Films

(Reuters) – Race in America has been a hot topic of debate this summer and…

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Real-Life “The Butler”: The White House Employee who Served from Eisenhower through Obama
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Real-Life “The Butler”: The White House Employee who Served from Eisenhower through Obama

[Yahoo] The president and administration changes every four to eight years, but behind the scenes…

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Film Review: The Butler ****
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Film Review: The Butler ****

Forest Whitaker in “The Butler”  Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey in “The Butler” By Dwight…

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Oprah Winfrey Insists She is Not a ‘Control Freak’
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Oprah Winfrey Insists She is Not a ‘Control Freak’

[UPI] NEW YORK, Aug. 14 (UPI) — U.S. media mogul and actress Oprah Winfrey insists…

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‘The Butler’ Trailer: Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker Star in Lee Daniels Flick [HNGN]
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‘The Butler’ Trailer: Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker Star in Lee Daniels Flick [HNGN]

[HNGN] Producer Lee Daniels is back with another film sure to rack up Oscar nominations.…

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