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  • Selma

    The story of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s epic 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., in support of civil rights legislation to protect African-American voters. David Oyelowo's performance as King has drawn rave reviews. Oprah Winfrey and Cuba...
  • Oscars 2015: Diversity is the biggest nomination snub

    Oscars 2015: Diversity is the biggest nomination snub
    Since its arrival in theaters last month, the civil rights drama "Selma" has earned critical praise and predictions of Oscar glory. But when Academy Awards voters on Thursday revealed their choices, the film was mostly overlooked. "Selma," about the...
  • Oscars 2015: How 'American Sniper' leaped over 'Selma'

    "Selma" and "American Sniper" premiered at the AFI Fest on the same November night. Those standing in line outside the Egyptian Theatre for the 9 p.m. "Sniper" showing could hear the ovation from inside when "Selma" ended and the clapping continued long...
  • Five things to see this weekend

    It's a weekend filled with new episodes, important NFL games and Golden Globes hoopla. Here are programs to keep in mind: 1. The Golden Globes at 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC. You may not want to watch the whole three-hour telecast. But the Amy Poehler-Tina Fey...
  • David Oyelowo tackles King role in 'Selma'

    In the emotionally potent historical drama "Selma," the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. leads a dangerous crusade to secure equal voting rights for black Americans. Oscar watchers expect the film to have as much impact as last year's best picture winner,...
  • Mark Zuckerberg's book club is off to a pretty lame start

    When Mark Zuckerberg invited 30 million people to his brand-new book club on Jan. 2, the Internet reacted hysterically: Sales of his first book pick, Moisés Naím's "The End of Power," skyrocketed overnight, jumping into Amazon's top 10 books from its...
  • Starbucks' flat white American winter

    Starbucks' flat white American winter
    For all the hubbub about Starbucks’ latest drink launch, you’d think the coffee giant was the first to bring the flat white to Chicago. Sorry guys, Intelligentsia sold the concoction for a week last year in honor of the New Zealand All...
  • David Oyelowo and director Ava DuVernay show a very human Dr. King in 'Selma'

    David Oyelowo and director Ava DuVernay show a very human Dr. King in 'Selma'
    Three years passed between David Oyelowo reading the script for “Selma” and being cast in the starring role as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Another four went by before the movie was made. But the now-38-year-old English actor never lost track of...
  • Discovery Life channel: what happens when life throws you a curveball

    Discovery Communications executives thought of Facebook when considering what the new Discovery Life network would be about. Specifically, all of the Facebook friends who write about their fabulous jobs, fabulous families and fabulous vacations. "We...
  • Hopkins at 50: Former middleweight champion embraces 2nd chance at life after prison stint

    Growing up in the North Philadelphia projects, Bernard Hopkins smoked marijuana and was arrested for assault and robbery more times than he can remember. He was so feared that — long before he forged a reputation inside the ring as The Executioner...
  • A few of my favorite things

    A few of my favorite things
    Not to sound like Oprah or Julie Andrews, but this week offers several of my favorite things, plus some other great happenings. I love Winter Park's Crealde School of Art and its many fantastic events, exhibits and classes — all year, every year....