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  1. Viola Davis to speak at luncheon to benefit girls' schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    Academy Award-nominated actress Viola Davis will be the keynote speaker for Attorneys Serving the Community 's annual luncheon June 20 at the Hilton Anatole.


  2. Won't Back Down gets panned by critics, movie goers-and NSBARead the original story

    Oct 2, 2012 | BoardBuzz

    ... wide release to be greeted with poor response this weekend was "Won't Back Down," the education drama starring Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal that tanked with $2.7 million." The article continued by stating, "Though it sparked debate among the ...


  3. Prisoners - Blu-ray ReviewRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2013 | Monsters and Critics

    ... Denis Villeneuve and written by Aaron Guzikowski (Contraband), Prisoners features Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, Melissa Leo, and Paul Dano. Set at Thanksgiving, the film opens with Keller Dover (Jackman), ...


  4. Summer's over but there are still gems to see in theaters or rent for homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2011 |

    Emma Stone, Viola Davis, and Octavia Spencer star in The Help, one of the many summer movie gems from 2011.


  5. Review: Beautiful CreaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2013 | Chorley Citizen

    ... s destined to use her powers for good or evil. Directed by Richard LaGravenese, the film co-stars Emma Thompson, Viola Davis and Eileen Atkins.


  6. The 3 Big Lies in the Won't Back Down movieRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2012 |

    ... off as mere dramatic license, but the movie depends completely on the alliance between Mom Maggie and Teacher Viola Davis, who is depicted as an angel of a teacher as well as a deeply loving mother. Yet the premise is a lie. This was honestly the ...


  7. The HelpRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2010 | Celebrity nation

    ... the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Academy Award nominee Viola Davis ( Eat Pray Love ) stars as Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, who is the first to open up - to the dismay of her ...


  8. Review: 'Prisoners'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2013 | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... crime thriller "Prisoners" will deliver the goods. But actors -- including Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, Melissa Leo and Paul Dano -- cannot elevate the screenplay by Aaron Guzikowski ("Contraband") into a ...


  9. Eat Pray Love Original Movie PosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2011 | Movie Posters

    ... of true love in Bali. Written by Sony Pictures Director: Cast: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis Additional Information : This is an authentic original movie poster not a reprint or reproduction. Original movie posters are ...


  10. Tom Cruise & Cameron Diaz are 'Knight And Day'Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2010 |

    ... ng on the battle of truth vs. trust. In addition to Cruise and Diaz, the cast is rounded out by Peter Sarsgaard, Viola Davis, Paul Dano, Maggie Grace and Marc Blucas. Knight And Day will hit theaters on June 25th.


  11. Myrlie Evers-Williams tells why 'The Help' is a cultural touchstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2012 |

    Watch an excerpt of the spirited debate between Oscar nominees Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer and TV news personality Tavis Smiley on "The Help."


  12. Viola Davis leads off 'Lion King' concert at Animal Kingdom's Harambe NightsRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    She once had narration duties for a Greek tragedy with the , she says. "I found that the collaboration and the culmination of all those art forms -- the visual media, the live actor meets the music -- is powerful, a very powerful theatrical experience."


  13. 'Get On Up' For The New Trailer For The James Brown BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | MTV

    ... by Tate Taylor ("The Help"), follows Brown through his difficult childhood and eventual career success and fame. Viola Davis plays absentee mom Susie Brown. Oh, and you're guaranteed to get at least one of Brown's standards stuck in your head after ...


  14. New Trailer for James Brown Biopic Get on UpRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 |

    Universal Pictures has released the new trailer for director Tate Taylor's Get on Up , the August 1 James Brown biopic starring Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Jill Scott and Dan Aykroyd.


  15. Viola Davis, Joyce DiDonato, Philip Glass and More Honored at...Read the original story

    May 22, 2014 |

    ... of Jazz Educators, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and the Savannah Music Festival. Actress and Juilliard alumna Viola Davis , who received Academy Award nominations for the films, The Help (2011) and Doubt (2008), and won Tony Awards for her ...


  16. James Brown biopic "Get On Up" debuts second trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | PanArmenian Network

    Chadwick Boseman plays the Godfather of Soul in Tate Taylor's next film. The Help's director also reunites with Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis.


  17. Flipping Channels: From Nashville to Almost Human, Winners and Losers from the Past TV SeasonRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Nashville Scene

    ... on this theme. Shonda Rhimes will be programming Thursday night for ABC, as her new murder mystery starring Viola Davis joins her previous duo of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal . Both her legion of online admirers and her array of detractors will have ...


  18. James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' Lights The Screen On Fire In Latest TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | Cinema Blend News

    ... pick in Ivan Reitman's Draft Day . And he's surrounded by talent in Get On Up , including Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis (holdovers from The Help ), Keith Robinson, Aykroyd, Jill Scott, Tika Sumpter and Nick Eversman... as Mick Jagger ! (The ...


  19. Check Out the Poster and an Extended TV Spot for the James Brown Biopic Get on UpRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 |

    Universal Pictures debuted both a poster and an extended TV spot for director Tate Taylor's Get on Up , the upcoming James Brown biopic starring Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Jill Scott and Dan Aykroyd.


  20. Chadwick Boseman Is James Brown in New Get on Up TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | Collider

    ... there's more to the finished film. Hit the jump to watch the new Get on Up trailer. The film also stars Viola Davis , Octavia Spencer , Nelsan Ellis , Lennie James , Tika Sumpter , Jill Scott , and Dan Aykroyd . Get on Up In his follow-up to the ...