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Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker Flaunts His White Privilege After Trashing ‘Black Panther’ — News One

Veteran filmmaker Terry Gilliam has displayed his white privilege once again. The British writer and director who is known for his Oscar-nominated films The Fisher King and 12 Monkeys wholeheartedly believes that white men are under attack. Go figure. MORE: ‘Utter Bullsh*t’: Acclaimed White Filmmaker Slams ‘Black Panther’ Gilliam spoke with The Independent and unabashedly…

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NFL Baller Michael Oher Says Great White Hope Flick “The Blindside” Damaged His Reputation

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Michael Oher Says “The Blindside” Movie Hurt His NFL Career

It hurt US to watch that movie, can’t imagine what Michael Oher has been going through as the subject of it.

Via HuffingtonPost

The 2009 “based on a true story” film “The Blind Side” was a massive box office hit, beloved by both critics and the viewing public. The movie raked in $300 million, earned an Oscar nod for best picture, and clinched Sandra Bullock, who starred in the film, an Academy Award and a Golden Globe.

But there’s at least one person out there who’s not a big fan of the movie: Michael Oher, the football player whose life the film is based on.

Oher, who currently plays left tackle for the Carolina Panthers, told ESPN.com’sid Newton this week that the film — which details his journey from a homeless teen to a first-round NFL draft pick — has…

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‘Friday’ Heads To Theaters For One Night To Celebrate 20th Anniversary

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April 20 isn’t just an unofficial holiday for weed smokers this year. It will also mark the return of Friday to theaters for one night only

BuzzFeed News is reporting that a director’s cut of the cult classic that gave us “Puff puff give” and “Bye Felicia”…

…will play in theaters on April 20 in honor of the film’s 20th anniversary.

“For the theaters, for New Line [Cinema], for the fans to want to pay homage to the movie in this way is cool,” said star Ice Cube. “It lets you know how much people appreciate it and how much fun it is … and it lets you know that Friday is now a part of the American fabric.”

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The one-night-only rerelease will also include Friday Straight Up, a 24-minute featurette with behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the movie and interviews with the cast.

On April 14, the

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