Brie Larson saves the day in the First Trailer for "Captain Marvel"                The Toronto International Film Festival boosts "Green Book" with its Top Prize                Updated Academy Award predictions for early September                "White Boy Rick" is a compelling character study and period piece                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders                Shane Black gives "The Predator" his signature clever spin                Venice Film Festival award winners include "The Favourite" and "Roma"                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actor contenders                Watch out for Ben Foster in Best Supporting Actor for "Leave No Trace"                "The Favourite" releases a new Trailer to build off of its positive festival buzz                "All About Nina" and "Fahrenheit 11/9": Films to look forward to in September                Trailer for "The Front Runner" and Buzz from Telluride suggest another Oscar player for Jason Reitman                Taking a look at potential Best Actress contenders                "First Man" launches a New Trailer after a soaring debut at the Venice Film Festival                A late August update to Academy Award predictions        

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‘For Colored Girls’ from the world’s only (?) white, Jewish Tyler Perry fan.

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: For the record, I have not seen the original play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf. This is my first exposure to this material and should be treated as such. Anyway, as a film, For Colored Girls represents only a token[...]

This Week In Movies – “Megamind,” “Due Date,” “For Colored Girls”

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: For the third time this year Dreamworks Animation has scored strongly at the boxoffice in their continuing challenge to Disney and Pixar to top the ‘toon parade. “Megamind,” a really funny twist on the superhero genre featuring the voices of Will Farrell, Tina Fey[...]

“Megamind” ends the weekend with $47.6 million

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There weren’t a lot of surprises at the box office this weekend. “Megamind” opened right in line with most Dreamworks animated originals, with $47.6 million. The standard for non-sequels in the Dreamworks cartoon library is $43-47 million. Opening just above “A Shark Tale” ($47.6 million) and “Madagascar”[...]

Weekend Box Office Review: Megamind, Due Date, For Colored Girls open well, 127 Hours explodes in limited release

hollywoodnews.com: There weren’t a lot of surprises at the box office this weekend. Megamind opened right in line with most Dreamworks animated originals, with $47.6 million. The standard for non-sequels in the Dreamworks cartoon library is $43-47 million. Opening just above A Shark Tale ($47.6 million) and Madagascar ($47.2 million),[...]

Tyler Perry’s ‘For Colored Girls’ gets first official trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Though it just recently crossed our radar, Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls” seems to be coming together at a rapid clip. First, there was the rumor that Lionsgate might movie Perry’s adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s 1975 stage play from 2011 to the thick of the Oscar race …[...]

Carrie Underwood shows her beauty with Olay

HollywoodNews.com: Carrie Underwood isn’t letting her recent marriage slow her career down one bit and now she’s venturing head-on into the beauty industry. Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood is the new ambassador for Olay. The 27-year-old, GRAMMY award-winning artist amplifies a positive message for a new generation of women to challenge their[...]

Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls” moving up to November release date

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Lionsgate and Tyler Perry appear to be tossing their hat into this year’s Oscar race. The studio announced this morning that Perry’s next picture, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf,” will premiere on Nov. 5 … and not in 2011 as[...]

Tyler Perry generating Oscar buzz ‘For Colored Girls’?

HollywoodNews.com: Oscar pundits are warming up to Tyler Perry. The director, who has been a staple at the Lionsgate box office with his urban family dramas during the fall, winter and spring has a new title expected to bow in January, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When[...]