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Sundance 2011: Pariah Movie Review

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If the rest of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival is as promising as its opening night offering Pariah, then this is going to be an exceptional year for new directing talent.  The film, developed from Dee Rees' short film accepted to 2007's festival, is an African-American-lesbian-coming-of-age story.  On paper, that may look like the kind of film which is an...

Oscar Winner 2010: Best Adapted Screenplay - Precious

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The winner of the 2010 Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay goes to Precious. Screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher accepted the award and was obviously in shock and very emotional during his speech. He dedicated his Oscar to all the precious girls and boys out there and went on to thank the cast and crew of the film but admitted he was drawing a blank...

Does the Precious Movie Stereotype?

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Starting today, we'll finally be able to experience the much talked about Lee Daniels drama, Precious. The film has won plenty of accolades on the festival circuit and will have its opportunity to impress the general public with today's release. A lot of people are waiting for the film to open in theaters nationally, but this week it will only hit L.A. New York,...

Mo'Nique Gets Vicious for Precious

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Actress Mo'Nique is mostly known for her roles in comedies, thanks to her humble beginnings as a stand up comedienne, yet her latest and most controversial feature is earning her more praise than she's ever received during her long career. This month the actress steps out of her comfort zone when she plays Mary Jones, the vicious and abusive mother of Precious, the...

Oprah Introduces the Latest Precious Trailer

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A new trailer has been released for the critically acclaimed film, Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire. The drama has gained momentum as an early awards season contender thanks to its various screenings on the festival circuit. It stars newcomer Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Lenny Kravitz, and Mariah Carey. It's directed by Lee Daniels and...

Precious Review Round-Up

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The top award winner at this year's Toronto International Film Festival was the Oprah Winfrey produced Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire. Precious took home the festival’s “People's Choice Award” that Best Picture Oscar winner Slumdog Millionare earned last year. Critics have praised the movie...

Mariah Carey Beat Helen Mirren for Role: I Call Foul!

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How the hell did that happen? Well according to a report out of the Cannes Film Festival by Rotten Tomatoes, Helen Mirren was originally supposed to play the social worker in the Precious, but the Director, Lee Daniel, decided that he wanted Mariah Carey instead. Something tells me that someone got confused along they way. Check out what he told RT at the premiere...

Amazing New Trailer for Precious

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A few days ago, Lionsgate debuted a trailer on Oprah.com for second time Director Lee Daniels' upcoming film Precious, but I just found it hiding over on FirstShowing.net. This if one of those trailers that you need to see. The film premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival and was easily one of the most loved and talked about...