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John Boyega is front and center in new ‘Detroit’ trailer

A new trailer for Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit dropped today and it’s intense. John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) stars as Dismukes, a security guard being interrogated after the police shootings at the Algiers Motel, the incident that started the Detroit rebellion in the summer of 1967. Boyega’s performance is riveting from the get go and I don’t ...

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Oscar Profile: Detroit

Oscar Spotlight: Detroit Annapurna Pictures – 8/4 Dir: Kathryn Bigelow Cast: John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Jason Mitchell, Kaitlyn Dever, John Krasinski, Will Poulter, Jack Reynor, Laz Alonso What It’s About: The film details the shootout at the Algiers Motel that led to the Detroit riots in 1967, the largest urban uprising of the decade at that point. The trailer seems to ...

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First trailer and poster for Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘DETROIT’

The first trailer and poster for the much-anticipated new film from Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow, DETROIT, has arrived. In the summer of 1967, what began as a police raid of an after-hours bar in Detroit ended up being one of the deadliest and destructive riots in American history, lasting five days and resulting in 43 dead, 1,189 injured, over ...

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2016 MTV Movie Awards Nominations: Star Wars Leads with 11, Diversity Reigns

  Just when you thought awards season was over… Often acting as the anti-Oscars, the nominations for the 2016 MTV Movie Awards reflect some Oscar picks as well as a broader level of diversity in its choices that include Straight Outta Compton, Creed and Concussion among its nominees. Star Wars: The Force Awakens leads the pack with 11 nominations and ...

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