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

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...

The Worst Tasting Carrot: Michael Fassbender To Eschew Oscars Race

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...

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

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...

Madonna Barred From Popular Theatre Chain After Texting Incident

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...

Madonna Banned From Texas Cinema Chain

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...

Madonna Banned From Cinema For Trigger-happy Texting Fingers

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’....

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

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...

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

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...

Michael Fassbender For Slow West?

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...

12 Years A Slave Wins Top Award At Toronto Festival

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...

David Beckham Hails Steve Mqueen As Inspiration For Belstaff Venture

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...

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

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...

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

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Patrick Dempsey's Wife Urged Him To Race

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...

Marion Cotillard To Play Lady Macbeth

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...

Nelson Mandela Biopic To Debut At Toronto Film Festival

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,...

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

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...

'Mandela' Theatrical Trailer: Idris Elba's Biggest Challenge Yet

Idris Elba has played some great characters in his acting career, but none more important, pertinent and challenging that than of Nelson Mandela in Mandela, which has today been handed a fantastic theatrical trailer. Take...

Solomon Northup's Story Comes To Life In '12 Years A Slave' [Trailer + Pictures]

Solomon Northup was a regular New York resident who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841. He was rescued 12 years later. 172 years on, and Chiwetel Ejiofor is an early Oscar contender for...

12 Years A Slave: The Slavery Movie We've All Been Waiting For

Films - or should we say writers and directors - that dare to tackle the issue of slavery come rarely, and when they due, they face an increased level of scrutiny due to the sensitive...

Is '12 Years A Slave' The Movie Django Should Have Been? [Trailer]

The trailer for Steve McQueen's hugely anticipated historical drama 12 Years A Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor as a free man tricked into slavery in the 1840s, has rolled out online.Also featuring Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender...

Benedict Cumberbatch Punches Jeremy Clarkson On 'Top Gear' (Sort Of)

Benedict Cumberbatch has only gone and done what millions of Britons have longed to do for years. Nope, it's not star in a Star Trek reboot. It's not play Sherlock Holmes. It is, of course,...

Iron Lady Writer, Abi Morgan, To Debut At Royal Court Theatre

The writer of The Iron Lady and The Hour, Abi Morgan, will take her newly penned play, The Mistress Contract, to the Royal Court Theatre next season in a debut for the British screenwriter and...

Steve Mcqueen's Iconic Bullitt Jacket Up For Auction

The iconic tweed jacket movie legend Steve Mcqueen wore as San Francisco detective Frank Bullitt in the cult 1968 film Bullitt is expected to fetch up to $800,000 (£516,000) at auction next month (Jul13).The King...

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