Houston Forward Times

20 August 2013 Written by 

Early Oscar nods for Lee Daniels 'The Butler'

 

Lee Daniels’ The Butler hit all the emotional notes in telling the tale of a man’s journey from slavery through the civil rights movement. This film boasts an incredibly talented cast of actors including Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Lenny Kravitz, James Marsden, David Oyelowo, Liev Schreiber, Robin Williams and many more. This film came in at No. 1 opening weekend and is receiving rave reviews and early Oscar nods. This is absolutely a must see film.