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Nebraska – a Hidden Gem of a  Movie: PEOPLE's Review

See This/Skip That: From The Best Man Holiday to Nebraska

Originally posted 11/15/2013 02:30PM

All the fellas are back in The Best Man Holiday, which, PEOPLE's critics say, should please the crowds. But the real winner is Bruce Dern in a hidden gem called Nebraska.

Here's what to see and what to skip at the movies this weekend.

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Oprah Winfrey Returns to the Silver Screen in The Butler

Originally posted 05/09/2013 02:35PM



Oprah's back – on the big screen, that is – in The Butler.

Based on the life of Eugene Allen, the White House head butler who served eight presidents during a 34-year career, the film stars Forest Whitaker playing a character called Cecil Gaines. Oprah plays his wife, Gloria Gaines.

As shown in the intriguing two-minute, thirty-second trailer, the OWN network mogul, 59, shows off the acting chops that once earned her an Oscar nomination, for 1985's The Color Purple.

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Terrence Howard Auctions Off Puppy for Charity | Terrence Howard

Terrence Howard Auctions Off Puppy for Charity

Originally posted 10/21/2011 06:00PM

Now there's a gift bag with bite!

Terrence Howard helped auction off an adorable puppy on Oct. 17 during the Alfred Mann Foundation Gala in Santa Monica, Calif. The actor was placed in charge of caring for the Cavapoo during the evening, which aimed to raise funds for individuals suffering from debilitating medical diseases. Howard spent so much time with the pup that he even expressed difficulty in handing it over after a winner had been chosen.

While Howard has no pets of his own, he has put his love of animals on display at past events. Perhaps it's time he considered expanding his brood?

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Terrence Howard Is Getting Divorced | Terrence Howard

Terrence Howard Is Getting Divorced

Originally posted 02/03/2011 03:05PM

Almost exactly a year after saying, "I do," Terrence Howard and his wife Michelle are ending their marriage.

Citing irreconcilable differences, Michelle filed for divorce from the Oscar-nominated star of Hustle & Flow, 41, on Jan. 27 in Los Angeles Superior Court.

The couple have no children, and Michelle is seeking spousal support.
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Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard Hop Soul Train | Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard

Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard Hop Soul Train

Originally posted 09/17/2010 11:20AM

Reunited, and it feels so good: Oscar nominees Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard will return to host the 2nd annual Soul Train Awards, airing Nov. 28 on Centric.

"You will see our chemistry come alive on television," Henson, 40, tells PEOPLE, while Howard, 41, adds: "You're going to see what friends are about. Soul Train represents family. She tells me I remind her of her daddy, and I tell her she reminds me of my favorite aunt. This is my family."

The program will honor R&B legends Anita Baker, 52, and Ronald Isley, 69, and Henson hints that she may surprise viewers with a few numbers herself. "

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Terence Howard Among Golden Globe Announcers | Terrence Howard

Terence Howard Among Golden Globe Announcers

Originally posted 12/05/2008 02:40PM

Elizabeth Banks, Terrence Howard and Rainn Wilson will join Hollywood Foreign Press Association president Jorge Camara next Thursday to announce the nominations for the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Nominations will be announced in 25 categories and are part of the initial kick-off to the Hollywood awards season.

The Golden Globes will take place Jan. 11 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, with a live NBC telecast airing at 8 p.m. (EST).
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Terrence Howard 'Slowly Pulling It Together' After Mom's Death | Terrence Howard

Terrence Howard 'Slowly Pulling It Together' After Mom's Death

Originally posted 11/13/2008 04:55PM

Grieving the loss of his mother to cancer in September, Terrence Howard is now starting to get his life back on track.

"I know that I have been quiet but I had a lot going on," the actor, 39, says on his MySpace blog. "But I am slowly pulling it together."

The Oscar-nominated star of Hustle & Flow made an appearance Saturday at an FYE electronics store in Miami – "the furthest that I have gone from home since my mom's funeral last month," he writes.

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Don Cheadle to Replace Terrence Howard in Iron Man 2

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Don Cheadle to Replace Terrence Howard in Iron Man 2

Originally posted 10/14/2008 12:20PM

Robert Downey Jr. will be getting a new sidekick in Iron Man 2.

Don Cheadle is replacing Terrence Howard in the sequel, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Cheadle, 43, will step in as Jim Rhodes, best friend to Downey's Tony Stark/Iron Man, who in the Iron Man comic books later becomes the armor-wearing hero War Machine.

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Terrence Howard Grieving Loss of Mother

Terrence Howard Grieving Loss of Mother

Originally posted 09/25/2008 08:55PM

Terrence Howard is mourning the death of his mother, the Hustle & Flow star's rep tells PEOPLE in a statement.

"Terrence Howard's mother, Anita Williams, has sadly passed away after a long battle with cancer," the statement says. "Terrence will take some time to privately grieve with his family. He appreciates everyone's support during this difficult time."

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FIRST LISTEN: Terrence Howard's Album Debut

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FIRST LISTEN: Terrence Howard's Album Debut

Originally posted 06/17/2008 11:15AM

PEOPLE is giving you a sneak preview of Oscar-nominee Terrence Howard's debut album, Terrence Howard – Me and the Band of Kings, before it hits stores September 2.

The album, the actor's first foray into music, is a mix of soft pop-rock and jazzy tunes that Howard wrote (or co-wrote) about love, relationships and self reflection, and even features Howard playing the guitar on some tracks.

"Music has always been the road that leads to where I'm headed. Film is my vocation, my 9 to 5. In the movies, I'm doing what somebody else is asking me to do," Howard explains. "Music is my own personal form of expression. My responsibility, like the sun's, is to shine. Even if the planet is covered with clouds, I must say what I have to say."

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