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Life After Loss Resonates in Film

Jen Grisanti | Posted 05.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jen Grisanti

The universal idea moving forward after loss is something that resonates and connects with people on a very deep level.

'Captain Phillips' Star Lived On Per Diem During Awards Season

Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment

What's it really like to be a non-actor thrust into the spotlight during Oscar season? Barkhad Abdi has some insight. The "Captain Phillips" star was ...

Barkhad Abdi And The Financial Reality Of Hollywood

Indiewire | Posted 03.03.2014 | Black Voices

Something that always irks me is when I hear black people talking about how some black actor or actress in some movie, is supposedly making “big mon...

Surprise SAG Award Nominee: 'This Is A Really Good Day'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

The 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations included some big-name snubs, but also some great surprises. Take Barkhad Abdi, the 28-year-old Somali...

Tom Hanks' Best Performance Yet?

Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

"Captain Phillips" stands at the very top of the recent spate of thinking-persons' action films from the last few years, on par with Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" and well ahead of Ben Affleck's Best Picture-winning "Argo."

The Unknown Actor Who Might Steal Tom Hanks' New Film

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.08.2013 | Entertainment