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Daniel Kaluuya Reveals He Wasn’t Invited to ‘Get Out’ World Premiere

*Daniel Kaluuya has revealed that he wasn’t invited to the “Get Out” world premiere. The actor was shooting “Black Panther” at the time and cleared his schedule to attend the screening at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival — but he never received an invite despite being the star of the film. So he stayed in […]

Lil Rel Says ‘Get Out’ Would Have Won the ‘Popular’ Film Oscar

*The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has divided a nation with its announced plan to add a “popular” category to the Academy Awards in 2020, and Lil Rel Howery has chosen a side. The move, intended to recognize box office hits that get no love during award season, brought immediate backlash and derision […]

‘Hollywood Shuffle’ Stars and Director Talk Diversity in Hollywood, Give Props to Jordan Peele (EUR Exclusive!)

[videowaywire video_id=”2EDE3B9F946230B1″] *Weekly box office totals, endless sequels and superhero movies may still generate fodder for entertainment news outlets, but the real newsmaker in Hollywood nowadays is a much needed little something called diversity. From the confines of television and movies to the universal language of music, the point of views of people of color, […]

Jordan Peele’s Oscar for ‘Get Out’ is One for the History Books

[videowaywire video_id=”2FFF5C130E649779″] *“Get Out” director Jordan Peele on Sunday became the first black screenwriter to win an Oscar for best original screenplay. Three films with black writers have won for best adapted screenplay in the past — “Precious,” “Twelve Years a Slave,” and “Moonlight.” But only four black film writers have been nominated for best […]

Older White Academy Voters Snub ‘Get Out’: ‘That Was Not An Oscar Film’

[videowaywire video_id=”1E3C24D6F4A2A0B9″] *While most of us realized long ago that the Academy Awards are a joke and nothing more than a celebration of whiteness, older academy reportedly STILL take the event was too serious. As noted by, if the Academy actually cared about film, they’d find a way to incorporate other genres outside of […]

‘Get Out’ Inspired College Course About Racism Now Available Online

[videowaywire video_id=”ZZVNHN2YD23FMV81″] *Last year, UCLA offered a course inspired by Jordan Peele’s “Get Out,” titled: “The Sunken Place: Racism, Survival, and Black Horror Aesthetic.” Now, students will be able to attend a web seminar on the subject offered by Professor Tananarive Due and her husband, author Steven Barnes. The couple decided to offer a seminar when they received […]

Mary J. Blige Nabs Oscar Nomination! ‘Get Out’ Up for Best Picture; Octavia Spencer, Daniel Kaluuya, Denzel Washington Earn Nods (See Full List)

*Mary J. Blige received an Oscar nomination this morning for her performance in the Netflix original film “Mudbound.” Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. Octavia Spencer (“The Shape of Water”) picked up her third career Oscar nod and will face Blige in the […]

‘Get Out’ Earns Best Picture & Screenplay By Online Film Critics Society

[videowaywire video_id=”M04Q693H8KQ21LX1″] *Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” has been named Best Picture by the Online Film Critics Society, which unveiled its annual awards today. The social horror pic, which has been scoring high marks among critics groups all awards season, also took the honor for Peele’s original screenplay. A trio of Brits took other key wins: Christopher […]

Producers Guild Selects ‘Get Out’ for its ‘Stanley Kramer’ Honor

[videowaywire video_id=”ZZVNHN2YD23FMV81″] *“Get Out” continues its award season dominance with word that the Producers Guild of America will honor the horror drama with its 2018 Stanley Kramer Award. The honor, established in 2002, recognizes “a production, producer or other individuals whose achievement or contribution illuminates and raises public awareness of important social issues.” It’s named […]

‘Get Out’ Named Top Film of 2017 by African American Film Critics Association

[videowaywire video_id=”5VQ4HB3C2PNXKFD8″] Los Angeles, CA  – Jordan Peele’s seismic thriller GET OUT captured the most wins from the members of the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA). Released early in 2017, the film earned Best Film, Best Directing, Best Acting and Best Screenplay recognition from the world’s largest group of professional Black film critics. In […]

Issa Rae, Denzel Washington, Sterling K. Brown, ‘Get Out’ Nab Golden Globe Noms

[videowaywire video_id=”XLCZ5K0P39K2RC72″] *Nominations for the 2018 Golden Globes were announced Monday morning with Jordan Peele’s hit horror flick “Get Out” earning nods for best picture, and best actor (Daniel Kaluuya). The Globes, awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, honor acting in film and TV in 25 categories: 14 for movies and 11 for TV. […]