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'Precious' dominates Spirit Awards with 5 wins

The Harlem drama "Precious" won five prizes Friday at the Spirit Awards honoring independent film, including best picture and trophies for stars Gabourey Sidibe and Mo'Nique and director Lee Daniels. Sidibe won best actress Friday for "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," playing an illiterate teen pulling...

4 years 8 months ago

Oscars arrive with predictability out of picture

Too predictable. That's the persistent complaint about the Academy Awards. Not this time - at least for Sunday's top Oscar. The best-picture lineup has expanded to 10 films instead of the usual five this year, and the box-office phenomenon "Avatar" is head-to-head with the low-grossing war story "The Hurt Locker."...

4 years 8 months ago

'Precious' wins big at 41st NAACP Image Awards

"Precious" has been named outstanding motion picture and outstanding independent film at the 41st NAACP Image Awards. The heart-wrenching film is about an illiterate and abused teen who finds hope in a Harlem classroom. Stars Mo'Nique and Gabby Sidibe, screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher and director Lee Daniels also won. The...

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