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In general, he rules

Forest Whitaker's well-known attention to detail served him well in playing the infamous Idi Amin

October 1, 2006

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NEW YORK -- Never let it be said that Forest Whitaker is a slacker when it comes to researching his film roles. To capture the aura of jazzman Charlie Parker in 1988's ``Bird," the actor sequestered himself in a Los Angeles loft with only a bed, couch, and saxophone. For director Jim Jarmusch's mystical ``Ghost Dog: The Way of the ... (Full article: 1312 words)

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