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American Hustle And 12 Years A Slave Lead Nods For Critics' Choice Awards

16th December 2013

David O. Russell's American Hustle and Steve Mcqueen's 12 Years A Slave will be the films to beat at the 2014 Critics' Choice Awards after landing 13 nominations apiece.The two movies will compete for the...

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San Francisco Film Critics Circle Hails 12 Years A Slave

16th December 2013

Steve Mcqueen's acclaimed drama has taken another step towards Oscars glory after it was named Best Picture of 2013 by California's San Francisco Film Critics Circle (Sffcc).The movie, which is tipped for an Oscar nomination,...

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The Things They Say: 3995960

12th December 2013

"We got drunk and had a good laugh. We just immediately bonded. I just love him. You know when you've got someone and they understand you and you understand them? It's like love - you...

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Sag Awards Noms & Snubs: '12 Years A Slave' Leads The Way [Trailer]

By Lauren James | 12th December 2013

12 Years a Slave hasn't even been released in most countries yet but has already been heaped with accolades with more awards bound to blossom from the scores of nominations Steve McQueen's movie has garnered....

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Early Oscars Betting Guide - Make The Most Of Some Crazy Odds

By Jack de Aguilar | 5th December 2013

There’s a special time in ‘Oscars season’. It comes after the standout pictures separate from the pack, but before the ceremony itself. It’s a time of conjecture, speculation and guesswork, and can often lead to...

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12 Years A Slave Tops Rolling Stone Film Poll

5th December 2013

12 Years A Slave has landed another big Oscar boost a day after filmmaker Steve Mcqueen was named Best Director at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards - it has topped Rolling Stone magazine's...

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Steve Mcqueen: 12 Years A Slave Is About 'Hope'

29th November 2013

Steve McQueen insists '12 Years a Slave' is a tale of ''love'' and ''hope''.The BAFTA Award-winning director's critically acclaimed historical drama based on the real life story of Solomon Northup - a free African-American who...

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12 Years A Slave Leads Independent Spirit Awards Nominations

28th November 2013

'12 Years a Slave' leads the 2014 Independent Spirit Awards nominations.Steve McQueen's slavery drama set in 1840s Louisiana has received seven nods in total for categories including Best Feature, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best...

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'12 Years A Slave' Leads Independent Spirit Awards Nominations In Seven Categories

By Lauren James | 27th November 2013

We're into the realms of awards season now and Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave seems set to continue its miraculous habit of picking up awards, like a giant snowball gathering more prizes as it...

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Jacqueline Bisset: 'I Never Had An Affair With Steve Mcqueen'

22nd November 2013

Veteran English actress Jacqueline Bisset has finally set the record straight about longrunning rumours suggesting she had an affair with movie great Steve Mcqueen 45 years ago, insisting there is no truth to the allegations.The...

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Fascinating Fact: 3964586

21st November 2013

British moviemaker Steve Mcqueen will receive the Director of the Year honour at the upcoming Palm Springs International Film Festival in California. MCQueen will be presented with his award on 4 January (14). Other honourees...

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Will Somebody Give '12 Years A Slave' An Oscar Already?

By Michael West | 30th October 2013

12 Years a Slave is the best movie of the year. It just is. And it's hitting its key audiences ahead of its full nationwide release on Friday (November 1, 2013) - notably highbrow arty...

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Fascinating Fact: 3927899

29th October 2013

12 Years A Slave director Steve Mcqueen is teaming up with rap mogul Russell Simmons for his Tv directorial debut. The filmmaker is working with the Def Jam Recordings co-founder to develop an untitled...

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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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