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Geoffrey Fletcher

Survival in Pre-Civil War South: 12 Years a Slave Honored at the Lotos Club

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The subject of race was addressed head on at a luncheon celebrating the film "12 Years a Slave," easily the film of the year in an awards season gathe...

Interview: Geoffrey Fletcher on Violet & Daisy

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Geoffrey Fletcher smiles when Violet & Daisy is described to him as feeling like a strange mash-up of Tarantino and Wes Anderson.

Movie Review: Violet & Daisy

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.04.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Geoffrey Fletcher's filmmaking debut, Violet & Daisy, is the summer's oddest, most original treat. Imagine a script by Quentin Tarantino, directed by Wes Anderson - and you have an idea of just how deliciously surprising this film can be.

Brennan Williams

"Precious" Screenwriter Launches Global Filmmakers Competition

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.03.2012 | Black Voices

Geoffrey Fletcher's exemplary writing for the 2009 drama "Precious" scored him an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay, making him the first African-Amer...

If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother: At the Athena Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.12.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Recipients are asked to adhere to only one caveat: they must speak about a woman who has influenced or inspired them, not their mother. An act of rebellion, this rule was immediately violated.

At the Oscars: Breaking Tradition on the Red Carpet

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Here is my red carpet experience captured on video. Will Aaron Sorkin finally join Facebook? How has induction in the Conan O'Brien Oscar-Winner F-bomb Hall of Fame stack yup to the Oscars?

I (Heart) The Fighter

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Last week's retrospective of David O. Russell's career had me thinking of a new category: Movie with the Biggest Heart. The Fighter may vie with Toy Story 3, but in the end would topple all contenders.

Precious Screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher Talks Parodies and (Wait For It...) A Sequel?

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

After winning an Oscar for Precious, one wonders if screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher needed to go into a warm, happy place after being around such dark material for so long.

At This Year's Oscars, History was Made Twice

David McMillan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David McMillan

Not to steal Ms. Bigelow's thunder, but we witnessed another historic first at this year's Oscars: Geoffrey Fletcher, who won Best Adapted Screenplay for Precious, became the first African-American to win an Oscar for screenwriting.