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12 Years A Slave Is A Triple Threat For Gotham Independent Film Awards

24th October 2013

British director Steve Mcqueen's critically-acclaimed new drama 12 Years A Slave has scored a trio of top nominations for the 2013 Gotham Independent Film Awards.The movie, based on a true story, stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as...

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Steve Mcqueen: 'Kanye West Is An Artistic Genius'

23rd October 2013

Director Steve Mcqueen has hailed Kanye West as a genius.The rapper presented MCQueen with the Breakout Director Award at the Hollywood Film Awards on Monday (21Oct13) for his film 12 Years A Slave....

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'12 Years A Slave' Makes Solid Box Office Debut, High Yield Expected For Wider Release

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd October 2013

Get ready to be underwhelmed: when we say 12 Years A Slave’s box office was solid on opening, we’re talking about a limited release. $960,000 from 19 theaters over the weekend is pretty good going,...

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Hollywood Film Awards: Are We Looking At Oscar Winners?

By Lauren James | 23rd October 2013

Monday night saw the 17th of the annual Hollywood Film Awards take place, where the best movies of the year were honoured at the opulent Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel Ballroom. Billed as "the first stop...

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'12 Years A Slave': Is Oscar Talk Premature Or Has Steve Mcqueen Truly Struck Gold?

By Lauren James | 21st October 2013

Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave is slowly doing the rounds at international film festivals before it begins to officially open in cinemas worldwide. For those countries that have not had the privilege of the...

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'12 Years A Slave' Makes A Memorable Debut [Trailer + Pictures]

By Victoria Pavlova | 18th October 2013

12 Years A Slave, the historical drama based on true events, detailing the life and trials of Solomon Northup, is out in the UK and in selected US cinemas today, however it won’t see a...

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'12 Years A Slave' Is A Harrowing Trip Back To A Darker Period In History: Review Round-up

By Joe Wilde | 18th October 2013

12 Years A Slave is the film version of Solomon Northup's account of his kidnap and subsequent sale into slavery until his rescue twelve years later. The real-life account of the tragic fate of Northup...

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The Worst Tasting Carrot: Michael Fassbender To Eschew Oscars Race

By Michael West | 16th October 2013

Michael Fassbender is following the lead set by Joaquin Phoenix and will not campaign for an Oscar at the Academy Awards in March, despite his movie 12 Years a Slave considered the strong favorite for...

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Michael Fassbender's 12 Years A Slave Oscar Won't Come Through Campaigning, If It Comes

By Jack de Aguilar | 15th October 2013

Michael Fassbender was supposed to be nominated for an Oscar for Shame. He just was. He wasn’t. But now he’s back with two films that could bag him a golden Statuette: 12 Years a Slave...

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Madonna Barred From Popular Theatre Chain After Texting Incident

By Holly Williams | 15th October 2013

Madonna has been 'banned from watching movies' at the Alama Drafthouse movie theatre chain after incessantly texting on her phone during a screening of 12 Years A Slave.The Girl Gone Wild singer annoyed attendees at...

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Madonna Banned From Texas Cinema Chain

14th October 2013

Madonna has been banned from a cult Texas cinema chain after she was reportedly caught texting during a New York screening of Steve Mcqueen's tense new drama 12 Years A Slave.Bosses at the Alamo Drafthouse...

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Madonna Banned From Cinema For Trigger-happy Texting Fingers

By Jack de Aguilar | 14th October 2013

Rules of the cinema: no talking, no mobile phones and please, please don’t say the name of a film trailer as it comes on so the people next to you know you’re ‘into your films’....

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Alfre Woodard Accepted 12 Years A Slave Role Without Reading The Script

10th October 2013

Actress Alfre Woodard was so eager to work with artist-turned-director Steve Mcqueen she accepted a role in his new drama 12 Years A Slave before she even read the script.The former Desperate Housewives star plays...

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Brad Pitt Hooked Steve Mcqueen To Slave Drama During Late-night Wine Session

6th October 2013

Brad Pitt likes doing late-night business during fine wine sessions after confessing he and director Steve Mcqueen plotted their new movie 12 Years A Slave while knocking back bottles of Burgundy.Quentin Tarantino persuaded Pitt to...

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A Week In Movies: Slavery Drama Wins In Toronto, Gordon-levitt Makes Filmmaking Debut, Diana Hits UK

By Rich Cline | 20th September 2013

As the Toronto Film Festival wrapped up earlier this week, 12 Years a Slave, the new film from Steve McQueen (Shame), took home the top prize, which makes it the frontrunner for Oscar nominations. It...

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Michael Fassbender For Slow West?

20th September 2013

Michael Fassbender may star in Western film 'Slow West'.The 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' actor is in talks to reunite with See-Saw Films' Emile Sherman and Stuart Canning on a new production, which is expected...

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12 Years A Slave Wins Top Award At Toronto Festival

16th September 2013

Director Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave, the film that had been favored to win the top prize at the Toronto Film Festival, did. The victory would appear to ensure an Oscar nomination, if stellar...

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David Beckham Hails Steve Mqueen As Inspiration For Belstaff Venture

16th September 2013

David Beckham claims Steve McQueen inspired him to become the new face of Belstaff.The retired footballer is ''excited'' to represent the British brand after rediscovering his love of motorcycling and hails the 1960s American actor...

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'12 Years A Slave' And Every Inch An Oscar Contender Following Toronto Win

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th September 2013

Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave has secured a place as ‘Oscars favorite’ following its triumph at this year’s Toronto Film Festival. The Steve McQueen-directed epic – based on the memoir of Solomon Northrup...

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12 Years A Slave Wins Top Prize At Toronto Film Festival 2013

By Nick Hill | 16th September 2013

Steve McQueen's '12 Years a Slave' won the top prize at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival.The film, based on a memoir of a free black man sold into slavery from 1853, won the Blackberry People's...

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12 Years A Slave Takes Top Prize At Toronto International Film Festival

15th September 2013

Director Steve Mcqueen has won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival for his new drama 12 Years A Slave.The movie, which stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as a free black man who is kidnapped...

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A Week In News: Miley's Wrecking Ball, Jurassic World And Arsenio's Back!

By Michael West | 11th September 2013

Wrecking Ball: Hurtling through the pop world this week like a.well, wrecking ball, is of course Miss Miley Cyrus. The 20-year-old, who's been mired in controversy over the past few weeks, has turned things up...

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'12 Years A Slave' Premieres At Toronto Film Festival To Rave Reviews

By Nick Hill | 9th September 2013

Steve McQueen's '12 Years a Slave' made its hotly anticipated debut at the Toronto Film Festival this week to a reception of rave reviews and standing ovations.Brad Pitt at the Toronto Film Festival'12 Years A...

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London Film Festival Line-up Revealed: Are There Any Movies Without Tom Hanks In?

By Lauren James | 4th September 2013

From the 9th October, London will play host to its annual film festival; an event increasingly becoming recognised alongside the likes of Venice, Cannes and Toronto for launching an impressive array of films as the...

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Steve Mcqueen's '12 Years A Slave' Is 100% Brilliant, So Far...

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th September 2013

Given the build up to Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, there was a slight air of tension as it premiered at the Telluride Film Festival. Expectation does horrible things to movies; luckly, this true...

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Fascinating Fact: 3843192

31st August 2013

British filmmaker Steve Mcqueen's 12 Years A Slave is set to get its American debut at the New York Film Festival in October (13). The movie, which stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Lupita...

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Patrick Dempsey's Wife Urged Him To Race

27th August 2013

Patrick Dempsey's wife inspired him to start racing.The 47-year-old actor has been racing for over eight years and competed in his second 24 Hours of Le Mans in France this year, racing a Porsche 911...

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Marion Cotillard To Play Lady Macbeth

21st August 2013

Marion Cotillard is to play Lady Macbeth.The Oscar-winning French actress has been snapped up to play the headstrong leading lady opposite Michael Fassbender, who is currently in the mix for the role of the iconic...

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Nelson Mandela Biopic To Debut At Toronto Film Festival

By Jack de Aguilar | 24th July 2013

The highly anticipated Nelson Mandela biopic, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, will premiere in Canada at the Toronto Film Festival. The film – already collecting Oscar momentum – sees Idris Elba take the leading role,...

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Toronto Film Festival To Open With Wikileaks Movie 'The Fifth Estate' [Trailer]

By Joe Wilde | 23rd July 2013

The Fifth Estate, the Benedict Cumberbatch-starring biopic of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, will be the opening film at at this years annual Toronto International Film Festival. The film festival will also feature advanced screenings of...

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