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  1. SAG Awards win sends 'Birdman' Oscar hopes soaringRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Daily Gazette

    Viola Davis accepts the award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a drama series for "How to Get Away with Murder" on stage at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. Viola Davis poses in the press room with the award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a drama series for "How to Get Away with Murder" at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Los Angeles.

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  2. How the winners reacted backstageRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CNN

    ... that he and his co-stars are sometimes surprised by the script: "We say, 'Seriously, you want me to what?'" Viola Davis, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series nominee for "How to Get Away With Murder": "Sexually messy, ...

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  3. Viola Davis gives a powerful acceptance speech at the SAG AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

    I teared up a bit... I feel like these sorts of moments can be so powerful because you can feel how truthful the emotion is. I cringed when they mentioned 'The Help' - I'm so glad she's able to play a developed character in a position of power.

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  4. SAG Awards: Viola Davis speaks to racism in emotional speechRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | She Knows

    If you haven't been watching Viola Davis as gritty law professor Annalise Keating on ABC's How to Get Away With Murder , her riveting and emotional speech at the SAG Awards will make you want to tune in stat. Accepting the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for her role on the gripping show, Davis was visibly choked up.

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  5. Viola Davis Wins SAG Award for Outstanding Performance in a Drama SeriesRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Viola Davis has one a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Annalise Keating in ABC's HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER. Davis has won Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance in August Wilson's King Hedley II.

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  6. SAG Awards: Viola Davis Wins Best Actress in a TV Series, DramaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    She stars in ABC's How to Get Away With Murder and had earned two SAG awards previously for the 2011 film The Help.

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  7. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | NEW: Viola Davis Wins Screen Actors Guild AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    Central Falls native Viola Davis has won a Screen Actors Guild Award for "Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series" for her portrayal of Annalise Keating in ABC's "How To Get Away With Murder." The awards were presented Sunday night, January 25. This is her 3rd SAG Award, also winning awards for her work in 2011's "The Help".

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  8. Movie Night At The Malden Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Patch.com

    ... legendary singer and creative genius, James Brown. The movie, produced by Mick Jagger, stars Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Dan Aykroyd, Jill Scott, and Octavia Spencer. The film includes the song, " Get On Up ." Born into extreme poverty in ...

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  9. Beyond Awards Season: Why Viola Davis Really MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Weekend

    MARCH 02: Actress Viola Davis attends the Oscars held at Hollywood Highland Center on March 2, 2014 Frazer Harrison via Getty Images How To Get Away With Murder , the suspenseful whodunit, executively produced by TV show-runner Shonda Rhimes, is a bonafide hit. The weekly drama keeps fans coming back with its shockingly murderous plot twists.

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  10. Darien Library To Screen James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Darien Daily Voice

    Starring Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, and Tika Sumpter, "Get On Up" is rated PG-13 and will be presented with captions for the hearing impaired. Boseman stars as singer James Brown in this biopic from Universal Studios and director Tate Taylor.

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  11. Tustin calendar: Jan. 22-28Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Tustin News

    ... The Tustin Area Senior Center will screen "Won't Back Down" at 1 p.m. Friday at 200 S. C St. The movie stars Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Holly Hunter. For more information, visit tustinca.org or call 714-573-3340. The Tustin Library is ...

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  12. 'Blackhat' Doesn't Hack ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Philly.com

    ... get a good, long look at the pec deck of Aussie hunk Chris Hemsworth. He's the "blackhat" procured by the feds (Viola Davis) and a Chinese intelligence officer (Leehom Wang) as part of a plan to go after the soybean hacker. But Hemsworth's unique ...

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  13. Here Are 5 Facts Vox Ignored When It Declared the Oscars RacistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Breitbart.com

    ... of those three, in just the last 5 years, Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Quvenzhane Wallis, Gabourey Sidibe, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer (won), and Mo'Nique (won) have all been nominated. That's a total of 10 nominees and 3 wins over 5 years. ...

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  14. Oscar voters overwhelmingly white, maleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Los Angeles Times

    ... and wins Oscars. The organization does not publish a membership list. "I have to tell you," said academy member Viola Davis, nominated for lead actress this year for "The Help." "I don't even know who is a member of the academy." An L.A. Times study ...

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  15. Middle-Aged Women Prove Russell Crowe Wrong At GlobesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Independent Women's Forum

    ... 32-year-old Ruth Wilson won for Best Actress in a TV Series. But the other nominees - Julianna Margulies (48), Viola Davis (49), Robin Wright (48) - were no spring chickens. Indeed, the small screen seems to be much more hospitable to the ...

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  16. 'Get on Up' and 'Boyhood' out on Blu-ray and DVDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | SILive.com

    ... waiting to take the stage, James Brown (Chadwick Boseman) reflects back on his life. He recalls the mother (Viola Davis), who abandoned him, the father who left him to be raised in a bordello and the break that got him released from prison early. ...

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  17. The life of James Brown comes to the big screen with 'Get On Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Examiner.com

    ... in the title role. In addition to Boseman the film sports a great cast including Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis, Lennie James, Craig Robinson, Jill Scott, and Octavia Spencer, but can it do justice to the Godfather of Soul? Get On Up follows ...

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  18. Tina Fey dishes on Golden GlobesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | CBS News

    ... Press member and get your picture taken." While this may be a last for Fey and Poehler, it will be a first for Viola Davis. In the past, the actress had been nominated for "The Help" and "Doubt," but this year's nomination for "How to Get Away with ...

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  19. Celebrity Substance: Viola DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Forbes.com

    ... at your own risk. This installment of celebrity substance features two time Tony winner and Oscar nominee, Viola Davis. Raised in Central Falls, RI, Davis went from abject poverty to a Hollywood celebrity. Despite an Oscar nomination for her eight ...

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  20. Tina Fey Is Not Ready for the Golden Globes: 'We Haven't Written The Show Yet!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | ETonline

    ... Press member and get your picture taken." While this may be a last for Tina and Amy, it will be a first for Viola Davis. In the past, the actress had been nominated for The Help and Doubt , but this year's nomination for How to Get Away with Murder ...

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