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Michael B. Jordan Talks FRUITVALE STATION, His Reaction to the Tragedy, ROCKY Spin-off CREED, and More at SBIFF 2014 – One of the most truly stand-out performances of 2013 was the one Michael B. Jordan gave in Fruitvale Station, as Oscar Grant, a young man who was killed by a BART police officer at the Fruitvale BART Station in Oakland, California. With an Independent Spirit Award nomination and the National Board of Review Award, it’s no surprised that he was honored for his performance with a Virtuosos Award at SBIFF.

6 years 49 weeks ago via jackiechan

'12 Years a Slave,' 'Fruitvale Station' Excluded From WGA Awards – The Writers Guild of America has remained tough on qualifying scripts for its screenplay awards, excluding more than a dozen high-profile scripts, including John Ridley's screenplay for "12 Years a Slave." 7 years 6 weeks ago via brucelee

'Fruitvale Station,' '12 Years A Slave' On IFP Gotham Award Audience Award Short List – The Independent Filmmaker Project set its top five nominees for the 4th annual Gotham Independent Film Audience Award. To be eligible, a U.S. film must have won an audience award at one of the top 50 U.S. or Canadian film festivals from December 2012 through October 2013. First round voting began October 24th and ended November 5th at 12:00 am, and comprised 36 audience award-winning films from the top 50 US and Canadian film festivals. 7 years 10 weeks ago via brucelee

Weekend Box Office Report: 'The Wolverine' Slashes its Way to the Top

5:22 PM 7/28/2013 by Logan Falk
The Wolverine
While its weekend gross fell pretty far short of its projected range, the latest Marvel film made a respectable amount of money over the weekend—certainly enough to place it well ahead of the other two new releases (this is hardly an accomplishment, however, as one is an indie film and the other opened in just enough theaters to qualify as a wide release).

New in Theaters: ‘The Wolverine,’ ‘The To-Do List,’ ‘Fruitvale Station’

5:17 PM 7/28/2013 by Logan Falk
The To Do List
This weekend could offer a chance at redemption for a somewhat fallen franchise—after the disappointment of The Last Stand and Origins: Wolverine, the X-Men films need a film to redeem them. This weekend’s sequel to Wolverine’s solo film might offer just that, and for those who aren’t very invested in the fate of this Marvel icon, there’s a quirky, risqué comedy and a coming out as well.

First Beautiful Poster for Ryan Coogler's 'Fruitvale Station' Unveiled – A touching film deserves touching marketing. So far, so good, let's hope they keep this up. The Weinstein Company has unveiled this first official poster for Ryan Coogler's award-winning feature debut Fruitvale Station, originally known as just Fruitvale, starring Michael B. Jordan (Chronicle) in a career-defining role as Oscar. We saw and fell in love with this film at Sundance, a powerful, moving, heartfelt, intimate portrait of a young man, and a senseless tragedy. 7 years 36 weeks ago via theothersenhman

'Fruitvale' gets a new title: 'Fruitvale Station' – The Weinstein Company has tweaked the title to Sundance grand jury and audience award winner "Fruitvale." The crowd-pleasing drama will now be known as "Fruitvale Station." 7 years 39 weeks ago via theothersenhman

'Fruitvale' Takes Grand Jury & Audience Award Prizes At Sundance Film Festival

Fruitvale – ...and just like that, the Sundance Film Festival has closed for another year, and tonight at Park City, the awards were handed out, with one hotly buzzed title taking two major titles. Ryan Coogler's "Fruitvale" took the Grand Jury Prize and Dramatic Audience Award, which is great news for The Weinstein Company who made the picture their first buy of the festival earlier in the week. 7 years 50 weeks ago via donnieyen

Sundance 2013: Weinstein Co. buys 'Fruitvale'

Fruitvale – In a deal for about $2 million, the Weinstein Co. has acquired rights to the drama “Fruitvale,” shown at the Sundance Film Festival, according to a person close to the film who was not authorized to speak on the record. 7 years 51 weeks ago via brucelee
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Fruitvale Station
Winner of both the Grand Jury Prize for dramatic feature and the Audience Award for U.S. dramatic film at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, director Ryan Coogler's FRUITVALE STATION follows the true story of Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan), a 22-year-old Bay Area resident who wakes up on the morning...
Ryan Coogler
July 12, 2013