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Oscar Grant Movie

'Fruitvale Station' Star: Black Males Are America's Pit Bulls

OWN | Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

Michael B. Jordan, an actor who got his start when he was just 12 years old, is earning rave reviews for his portrayal of Oscar Grant III in "Fruitval...

Christopher Rosen

'I Try To Do Studio Films, But They Don't Like Me'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment

Michael B. Jordan has received deserved praise for his incredible lead performance in "Fruitvale Station," but it's Melonie Diaz who stands as the fil...

Trayvon Martin Case Closes, 'Fruitvale Station' Opens All In One Racially-Charged Weekend

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 07.15.2013 | Black Voices

While the name Emmett Till made its way up Twitter's list of trending topics Saturday night and a jury of six women determined that George Zimmerman w...

'Fruitvale Station' Star Talks Humanizing Racial Profiling, Racism

VOXXI | Jonathan Muñoz | Posted 07.12.2013 | Latino Voices

A man shot at a subway station, in the early hours of New Years Day 2009, by a police officer — all of it caught on a cell phone. That is the sto...

Fruitvale Station ***1/2

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.10.2013 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Oakland born writer/director Ryan Coogler takes a big step into the feature film world with this ambitious, well-realized urban drama. His script lays the blueprint. It's perfectly detailed. With deftness he sets Oscar's persona in cement.

PHOTOS: 'Fruitvale Station' Screens In Oakland

Robin Wilkey | Posted 06.21.2013 | San Francisco

Oakland's Grand Lake Theater rolled out the red carpet on Thursday night as hundreds gathered for a private screening of "Fruitvale Station," the film...

Local Film Deemed Hottest At Sundance

San Jose Mercury News | Charlie Mccollum | Posted 03.24.2013 | San Francisco

One of the hottest films at the Sundance Film Festival is one likely to pick at barely-healed scabs in the Bay Area. "Fruitvale," directed and writte...

Oscar Grant Movie Coming Soon

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.26.2012 | San Francisco

"I wanted to tell the story of Oscar Grant for a lot of reasons," said director Ryan Coogler of his new film "Fruitvale," which chronicles the last fe...

Tragic BART Shooting Heads To Silver Screen

Robin Wilkey | Posted 04.17.2012 | San Francisco

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Octavia Spencer, the Oscar-winning actress from last year's Blockbuster film, "The Help", is allegedly in negotia...