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'Mandela's' Lack Of Awards Down To '12 Years' Guilt Hoover, Suggests Screenwriter

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th June 2014

‘12 Years a Slave’ was, rightfully, the recipient of huge praise and numerous awards. The remarkable story of Solomon Northrup - portrayed by Chiwitel Ejiofor - was masterfully directed by Steve McQueen. But that success,...

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Sainsbury's Criticised For Ragged Mannequin Next To '12 Years A Slave' Dvd Promo

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th May 2014

As one of the biggest, most critically acclaimed and most decorated films of 2013, 12 Years a Slave was always going to be a big DVD release, but someone working for the supermarket chain Sainsbury’s...

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Catfighting And Manipulation: How '12 Years A Slave' Feud Marred The Oscar-winning Movie

By Lauren James | 5th March 2014

After 12 Years a Slave's Oscars success on Sunday, the movie could well emerge as not only one of the films of the year but of the decade thanks to its all-star team of cast...

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New York Times Corrects 161 Year-old Error In Article About '12 Years A Slave'

By Nick Hill | 5th March 2014

The New York Times has made amends to a spelling error over 161 years-old.In the newspaper's Tuesday edition, it published a correction in an article that was first printed on January 20th 1853.The story was...

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New York Times Amends '12 Years A Slave' Article, 161 Years After It Was Written [Trailer]

By Lauren James | 4th March 2014

The New York Times has chosen to amend a detail from an article written 161 years ago about the memoir of Solomon Northup, the free African-American man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery. Steve...

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So Here's Why '12 Years A Slave' Writer Snubbed Steve Mcqueen At The Oscars [Video]

By Michael West | 4th March 2014

Did it not cross your mind that, when John Ridley won the Oscar for best adapted screenplay on Sunday (March 2, 2014), he was sat nowhere near the rest of the '12 Years a Slave'...

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'12 Years A Slave' Dvd Released, But It's Heading Back Into Cinemas

By Michael West | 4th March 2014

Despite the fact that 12 Years a Slave is released on DVD on Tuesday (March 4, 2014), exhibiters are clamoring to book the movie back into theaters following its Best Picture win at the Oscars...

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After '12 Years A Slave' Oscar Win, What Are Brad Pitt's Chances At A Best Actor Award?

By Victoria Pavlova | 4th March 2014

Brad Pitt never expected to win an Oscar. He said as much during Sunday night’s Governor’s Ball. Speaking to E! News, Pitt said: “"I don't know where I'm going to put it. I never thought...

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Lupita Nyong'o: Where Is Hollywood's Brightest New Star Headed?

By Lauren James | 4th March 2014

Lupita Nyong'o must be feeling on top of the world right now: she has become the talk of the town all awards season with a conveyor belt of supporting actress trophies headed for her shelf,...

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"12 Years A Slave" To Hit 1,000 More Theaters Thanks To Oscar Buzz

By Victoria Pavlova | 4th March 2014

A Best Picture Oscar definitely brings a lot of cache to a film. Now that 12 Years a Slave has won the big one, Fox Searchlight is planning a major expansion in US theaters. The...

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'12 Years A Slave' Gets Theatrical Expansion Following Oscar Win

By Nick Hill | 4th March 2014

Steve McQueen's Oscar-winning feature film '12 Years A Slave' has been granted an expansion in US theatres.The aim is try to achieve as much success as possible at the box office, and will therefore be...

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Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Lead Hollywood Power Couples With Loved Up Oscars Display

By Lauren James | 3rd March 2014

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie once again made sure all eyes were on them at last night's Academy Awards as they led the Hollywood royalty down the red carpet whilst looking very much the loved-up...

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'12 Years A Slave' Wins Oscar For Best Picture

By Michael West | 3rd March 2014

Steve McQueen's epic slavery drama '12 Years a Slave' has won the Oscar for Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The movie, which was co-produced by Brad Pitt, beat off competition...

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Brits In America: UK Oscars Contingent In Patriotic Celebrations Before Tomorrow's Big Night

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st March 2014

Captain Phillips, Gravity, Iron Man 3, Karama Has No Walls, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Philomena, Prisoners, Room on the Broom, The Act of Killing; The Invisible Woman, The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved...

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'12 Years A Slave' Added To School Curriculum

By Jack de Aguilar | 28th February 2014

The gravity and sincerity expressed in Steve McQueen’s '12 Years a Slave' will help to educate children in America as the National School Boards Association has made it mandatory that U.S. public high schools add...

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A Week In Movies: Oscars Too Close To Call, Lupita Rules The Red Carpet, Godzilla Crushes San Francisco, And Veronica Mars Is Back

By Rich Cline | 28th February 2014

All eyes are on Hollywood this weekend as the Academy Awards take place this Sunday night. The least predictable Oscars in years, there are multiple possible winners in most of the major categories, as Gravity,...

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A Week In News: Miley, Jimmy Fallon And British Brilliance At The Brits

By Lauren James | 24th February 2014

Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour Controversy: Miley Cyrus has predictably upped the ante on her controversial media storm by making sure all eyes are on her during her currently touring Bangerz show. The concerts have been...

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Academy President Cheryl Boone On Diversity In Cinema: It's About Telling Different Stories

By Victoria Pavlova | 21st February 2014

Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the current President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the first POC and the third woman ever to hold the office, knows from experience how hard it is to...

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Helen Mirren Guides Procession Of Stars To The Queen At Royal Arts Reception

By Lauren James | 18th February 2014

Last night, Buckingham Palace hosted a star-studded reception for some of the world's most talented stars of stage and screen. The Royal Reception for Dramatic Arts celebrated the Queen's 60 years as patron of the...

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Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Go Matchy-matchy And Reveal Hidden Tinie Tempah Love At Baftas

By Lauren James | 17th February 2014

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt may have gone home without any individual BAFTAs at last night's British Academy Film Awards but the Hollywood power couple have been two of the most talked-about attendees since the...

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From 'Gravity' To Barkhad Abdi - Where The Baftas 2014 Got It Wrong

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th February 2014

The Baftas delivered on certain promises, collating some of the world’s biggest stars and funneling them down a red carpet, giving a select few the chance to present an award, and, creating talking points as...

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The 2014 Baftas Run Like The Oscars' Older, Funnier Sister

By Victoria Pavlova | 17th February 2014

As the British equivalent to the Oscars, last night’s BAFTAs were obviously a glamorous affair. In between bouts of Stephen Fry’s self deprecating humor (“[Oprah’s] performance in The Butler was so moving, I almost gave...

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'12 Years A Slave' And 'Gravity' Take Home Top Prizes At 2014 Bafta Awards

By Nick Hill | 17th February 2014

The movie award season is nearly at its peak and the latest stop was the coveted British Academy Film Awards which took place this Sunday (Feb 16th) in London, England.This year has to be one...

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Stringent Nudity Censorship In India Doesn't Apply To '12 Years A Slave'

By Jack de Aguilar | 7th February 2014

Such is the importance of Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, the usually strict nudity censorships practices in India have lightened somewhat to allow the film to be shown unhindered, according to The Guardian.Benedict Cumberbatch...

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Steve Mcqueen Becomes Ambassador For Anti-slavery International

By Jack de Aguilar | 5th February 2014

Following his modern classic, 12 Years a Slave, which portrays the true story of Soloman Northrup’s (Chiwetel Ejiofor) kidnapping, subsequent slavery and escape, director Steve McQueen has been made a patron of the world's oldest...

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'12 Years A Slave' Dominates British Critics Awards, Lupita Nyong'o In Line For A Famous Mentor?

By Jack de Aguilar | 3rd February 2014

12 Years a Slave enjoyed another fruitful evening at an awards show last night when it picked up three gongs – including that of Best Film - at the British Critics’ Circle Awards.12 Years a...

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Pga Awards 2014: Leonardo Dicaprio Basks In Lupita Nyong'o's '12 Years A Slave' Stardom

By Lauren James | 20th January 2014

As far as careers in acting go, Lupita Nyong'o has had one of the most impressive yet equally short stints in the spotlight. Barely out of her twenties, the actress has excelled in her first...

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A Tie? '12 Years A Slave' And 'Gravity' Share Prize At Pga Awards 2014

By Michael West | 20th January 2014

The PGA Awards 2014 welcomed an array of producers and actors to the red-carpet last night (19th January 2014). According to BBC News, the guild saw a first in both 12 Years A Slave and...

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Oscar Favourite '12 Years A Slave' Takes British Box-office By Storm

By Rich Cline | 17th January 2014

Audiences are clearly in the mood for more serious movies at the moment. After lighter releases in December (from Frozen to The Hobbit), the box office shifted strongly to much more challenging fare this week...

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Oscars Hits And Snubs: 'Gravity' And '12 Years A Slave' Lead The Charge

By Michael West | 17th January 2014

When Academy Awards nominations came out on Wednesday morning, most pundits noticed immediately that they were lacking the usual left-field touch. Last year saw French drama Amour pick up a best picture Oscar nod, along...

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