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  1. How Viola Davis Handles 'How to Get Away' Sex ScenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | ABC News

    Viola Davis stars as Annalise Keating, a fearless and brazen lawyer who will stop at nothing to win a case in ABC's smash hit series, " How To Get Away With Murder ." But in portraying this powerful female character, who isn't afraid to use her sexuality for manipulation, Davis, 49, said she found the show's more intense, intimate and sexual scenes hard to get used to.

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  2. Cops, Robbers, and Mojito Fiends: TIFF Shines a Light on Michael Mann's Neon NightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Torontoist

    "Am I being tangible?" Viola Davis's no-nonsense detective sarcastically asks a colleague in Blackhat , Michael Mann's newest star-gilded, big budget curio to quietly disappear at the box office while lingering in the minds of his devoted fanbase. Mann's films are famous for their long afterlives, and soon enough, Blackhat will surely find its way into loving retrospectives like Neon Nights: The Films of Michael Mann, TIFF Cinematheque's selected showcase for the American auteur renowned for his distant cool, unabashed romanticism, and, yes, tangibility.

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  3. TV highlights for today Thursday Feb 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | RTE.ie

    ... she hopes will get picked up by Bravo. Shonda Rhimes' brilliant new legal drama continues with The Help star Viola Davis in cracking form as courtroom queen Professor Annalise Keating. This week, Keating takes on a new client, Max St Vincent (Steven ...

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  4. Viola Davis comes to Portland to talk about growing up hungry, and the success of 'How to Get Away with Murder'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | OregonLive.com

    As anyone who has seen her award-winning work in ABC's hit show "How to Get Away with Murder," or her Oscar-nominated role in the movie, "The Help," already knows, Viola Davis is a powerhouse. With a deep, resonant voice and a face and body that eloquently express her characters' pain, joy, victories and struggles, Davis is an artist with the ability to make the smallest moment rich in meaning.

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  5. Actresses of color are getting more respect in TV than filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Philadelphia Weekly

    Without a doubt, one of the best things in Michael Mann's currently-playing Blackhat is Viola Davis, who plays her government agent with line delivery that could dry up the Pacific Ocean and a side-eye that functions as a poison. She does marvelous work with it - even though it's a supporting role, of course.

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  6. The queen of mean gets away with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Yahoo!

    The first thing you notice about Viola Davis when she walks into the room is her eyes. OK, so I also notice the slippers she is wearing - in stark contrast to her sleek outfit and jewellery - between takes on the set of her hit US drama How to Get Away with Murder.

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  7. Viola Davis reveals her shock at winning SAG award during candid chat with Ellen DeGeneresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Daily Mail

    'I had my loser face on': Viola Davis reveals her shock at winning SAG award during candid chat with Ellen DeGeneres The 49-year-old actress made it clear on Monday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show that she was just as willing to say anything in real life. Ellen brought up the topic of awards in order to ask Viola about winning both a People's Choice Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her How To Get Away With Murder role.

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  8. Drama queen Shonda Rhimes: Gift of the gaspRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... of being in the job that I'm in, and the position I've earned at the network." 'Viola' is double Oscar-nominee Viola Davis (The Help, Doubt), who plays Annalise Keating, a brilliant law professor with dark secrets who mentors a bunch of young, ...

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  9. Actress Viola Davis to speak at local Children's Hunger Alliance luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Award-winning actress Viola Davis will be in Columbus next month to speak at a Children's Hunger Alliance event. Award-winning actress Viola Davis will be in Columbus next month to speak at a Children's Hunger Alliance event.

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  10. How to Get Away with Murder begins tonight on RTE2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | RTE.ie

    Shonda Rhimes is the genius behind shows such as Grey's Anatomy and Scandal and her latest hit begins tonight on RT2. How to Get Away with Murder stars the hugely successful stage and screen star Viola Davis as Annalise Keating, a tough-as-nails Criminal Law Professor at a fictional Philadelphia university.

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  11. Blu-ray Review: 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' with Jessica Chastain and James McAvoyRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... who is a co-producer on the film, helped lure in a fantastic supporting cast that includes her The Help co-star Viola Davis and her Juilliard classmade Jess Weixler. There's also Isabelle Huppert and William Hurt as Eleanor's parents and Ciaran ...

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  12. Renting at the Reels: The king of funkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Towerlight

    ... as the Godfather of Soul. Other great performances include Nelsan Ellis as Bobby Byrd, Brown's best friend and Viola Davis in a small role as Brown's mother, Susie Brown. Along with Boseman's performance, the best part of the film is how Brown is ...

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

    Jan 26, 2015 | 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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  14. How the winners reacted backstageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | 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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  15. Viola Davis gives a powerful acceptance speech at the SAG AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | 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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  16. SAG Awards: Viola Davis speaks to racism in emotional speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | 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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  17. Viola Davis Wins SAG Award for Outstanding Performance in a Drama SeriesRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | 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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  18. SAG Awards: Viola Davis Wins Best Actress in a TV Series, DramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | 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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  19. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | NEW: Viola Davis Wins Screen Actors Guild AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | 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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  20. Movie Night At The Malden Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | 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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