The 'Precious' director gives exclusive details on the upcoming civil rights-era drama.
Movie receives four nods, including one for Best Picture.
Actress also talks about comedian Mo'Nique's transformation into a 'monster.'
Film starring Gabourey Sidibe, Mariah Carey, Mo'Nique earns $100,000 per screen during opening weekend.
A new star arrives, and a few others are re-born.
Fans have been telling Carey that Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel is their favorite since the 1997 classic.
Semiautobiographical film inspired by growing up between two cultures.