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BIRDMAN Wins Best Feature at the NYC Gotham Awards

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Alejandro G. Inarritu’s black comedy Birdman was the big winner at the 2014 Gotham Independent Awards on Monday night, despite the fact that Richard Linklater’s coming-of-age pic Boyhood topped the nominations with four.

Weekend Box Office: Furious FURY Blasts GONE GIRL


The tank-set World War II drama Fury, starring Brad Pitt, topped the box office this weekend, and held off David Fincher’s Gone Girl with a solid $23.5 million.

The film had an okay but not spectacular Friday with an $8.8 million, while two other newcomers landed in the top five:

Latest Trailer for a Sly Satire DEAR WHITE PEOPLE Goes Red-Band

The latest red band trailer for Dear White People appears to showcase the full bite of Justin Simien’s “ripped-from-the-headlines campus comedy.”

The new trailer also gives us some more flagrant uses of one word –the N-word — something that a black person and other races can say, but a white dude cannot.

Full Trailer for Race Satire DEAR WHITE PEOPLE


“Dear white people, please stop touching my hair.” Last month, the teaser trailer for Justin Simien’s feature debut Dear White People gave us a glimpse at this Sundance Award Winning Comedy (U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent).

Now the full-length trailer has arrived, giving us a much better idea of what we can expect when “a hilarious satire of the Obama age” opens later this year.

Teaser Trailer for Race Satire DEAR WHITE PEOPLE


Sundance Award Winning Comedy Dear White People built buzz after its festival circuit run, heads to theaters nationwide this fall and the first trailer has just arrived.

The feature debut from writer-director Justin Simien, based on his short film that went viral a few years back, is a sly, provocative race satire about the divisions between black and white people in a Midwestern university.