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Ryan Coogler, Reginald Hudlin, John Singleton honored by African American film critics

“I am an endangered species, but I sing no victim’s song. I am a woman. I am an artist and I know where my voice belongs.”

These words, borrowed from jazz singer Dianne Reeves’ “Endangered Species,” rang out in Hollywood’s Taglyan Complex on Wednesday night as actress Sheryl Lee Ralph belted them from the stage. Quite fittingly, they embody the purpose of the African American Film Critics Assn.

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'Star Wars' film production company sued for Harrison Ford accident

Harrison Ford's accident on the set of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is coming back to wreak havoc on Foodles Production, a British subsidiary of the Walt Disney Co.

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How Adam McKay brought unity to Congress for one night with 'Big Short' screening

Filmmaker Adam McKay had just finished introducing his Oscar-nominated movie "The Big Short" at a special screening in the Congressional Auditorium on Wednesday night and he figured he'd stick around, stand in the shadows and see how the film would play for the bipartisan audience of assembled politicians.

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In 'Kate Plays Christine,' an indie stalwart tells us something about acting -- maybe

What’s the hardest challenge you can face as an actor?  Starring in a fact-based movie is certainly up there.

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Ryan Coogler thanks Sly -- eventually -- in accepting AARP award for intergenerational movie

When Ryan Coogler accepted the AARP Movies for Grownups award for best intergenerational film Monday night, he went out of his way to thank a few people from previous generations for helping make him who he is today. 

Among them? Producer Irwin Winkler, who was onstage with him, and his parents, who weren't. There was another guy on the list, but — wait. It'll come to us.

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South By Southwest film fest announces midnight titles and more

The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival, which runs March 11-19 in Austin, Texas, added to its program on Tuesday with the announcement of the Midnighters, Festival Favorites, Shorts and Special Events sections.

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