Fruitvale, the long-awaited film depicting the 2008 shooting death of Oscar Grant released its trailer yesterday giving viewers a glimpse of what to expect from this Oakland-based drama. Written and directed by Oakland resident Ryan Coogler, the film details the events leading up to the death of 2 ... More >>
It's not really news that East Bay filmmaker Ryan Coogler has started shooting his drama on Oscar Grant, the Oakland man who was killed by a BART police officer at the Fruitvale BART station three years ago. What is news is that BART is participating in the film. According to ABC News, BART has agre ... More >>
Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer is reportedly in negotiations to play the role of Oscar Grant's mother in the upcoming indie film about the New Year's Day 2009 killing of the Oakland man. Spencer is best known for her role as Minny in the 2011 film The Help.The film, titled Fruitvale. ... More >>
People plan parties around this stuff, so we assume you probably watched too. But just in case you didn't, here's a timeline of the 84th Academy Awards ceremony. They make it this long just to mess with us all, in case you didn't know...