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Trailer Debut: The Butler

Lee Daniels is a strange filmmaker, and, from the looks of this recently released trailer, the strangest thing about his latest film, The Butler, is how conventional it appears. Forest Whitaker stars as Eugene Allen in this true story of one man who served as a butler in the White House to eight separate presidents […]

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Trash talk – The Paperboy review

By Simon Miraudo February 26, 2013 Lee Daniels’ Precious was showered with acclaim, yet his follow-up, The Paperboy, has become something of a punch line amongst critics and moviegoers. Sometimes I don’t understand this industry. No one was even peed on in Precious! Despite Gabourey Sidibe’s fine performance in that supposed slice of realist drama, Daniels’ directorial flourishes manipulated the audience – […]

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