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How (Not) to Bow: Lee Daniels' The Butler

Saladin Ambar | Posted 10.21.2013 | Black Voices
Saladin Ambar

Lee Daniels' The Butler works in the same way this year's Jackie Robinson film and Steven Spielberg's Lincoln work. They are sort of cinematic versions of Norman Rockwell's art.

Lee Daniels' Double Consciousness

Frank Roberts | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment
Frank Roberts

Lee Daniels' The Butler is a moving, multidimensional, and sometimes magical film from an emergent filmmaker who is still wrestling with his inside/outside relationship to the Hollywood machine.

Oprah 'OWNS' The Butler -- Lee Daniels Deliverers a Compelling Dramatic History Lesson

Liz Smith | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

After attending a screening of "The Butler" the other night, I can only mourn the fact that media empress Oprah Winfrey didn't make acting her passion

Oprah 'OWNS' The Butler -- Lee Daniels Deliverers a Compelling Dramatic History Lesson

Liz Smith | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

After attending a screening of "The Butler" the other night, I can only mourn the fact that media empress Oprah Winfrey didn't make acting her passion

WATCH: Oprah's Incredible Movie Makeover: Aging 36 Years In 5 Hours

OWN | Posted 08.13.2013 | OWN

In "Lee Daniels' The Butler," Oprah plays the wife of the title character during a time period that takes place over the course of three decades. By t...

WATCH: Behind The Scenes Of Oprah's Love Scene In 'The Butler'

OWN | Posted 08.01.2013 | OWN

In "Lee Daniels' The Butler," Oprah returns to the big screen in her first major movie role in more than a decade. Oprah plays Gloria Gaines, the wife...

'Paperboy' Director On Next Film: 'No Urination'

Posted 01.24.2013 | Entertainment

Lee Daniels' "The Paperboy" is perhaps better known as the movie where Nicole Kidman pees on Zac Efron. (He gets stung by a jellyfish, so obviously.) ...

Hello, 2014 Oscars! TWC Acquires 'The Butler'

Posted 09.24.2012 | Entertainment

This year's Oscar race is already in full swing, but that doesn't mean you can't look ahead to next year's competition. The Weinstein Company announce...

Forest Whitaker May Team With Oprah Winfrey For 'The Butler'

Posted 05.07.2012 | Entertainment

Last month, The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Oprah Winfrey was negotiating to join "The Butler," director Lee Daniels's ("Precious") biopic ...