John Ridley

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Jasmine Simpkins and HipHollywood take a behind the scenes look at the Jimi Hendrix biopic starring Outkast’s Andre 3000. “Jimi: All Is By My Side,” written and directed by John Ridley, premiered in theaters Sept. 26th, 2014. The film looks at Hendrix’s life between the years of 1966 and 1967 during the time he was making his mark on the […]

John Ridley, 2014 Oscar winner for Best Adapted Screenplay for 12 Years a Slave, is attempting to quell the rumors of a bitter beef between him and the film’s director Steve McQueen, reports Huffington Post. As previously reported by NewsOne’s D.L. Chandler: At the 2014 Academy Awards ceremony, many took notice of 12 Years A Slave […]

At last night’s 2014 Academy Awards ceremony, many took notice of 12 Years A Slave director Steve McQueen clapping somewhat reluctantly for screenwriter John Ridley after he won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay. Even more glaring, Ridley did not thank McQueen during his acceptance speech thus sparking murmurs of a feud. Adding fuel to […]