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Lupita Nyong'o Named People Magazine's 'Most Beautiful'

feedproxy.google.com – The breakthrough "12 Years a Slave" star won this year's best supporting actress Oscar. 8 years 32 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Intl Box Office: ’300: Rise Of An Empire’ Goes For Global Domination; Opens No. 1 In France; ’12 Years’ An Oscar Bump?; More

deadline.com – Warner Bros‘ 300: Rise Of An Empire is off to a strong start as it begins its international rolllout. It hit France, Belgium and French-speaking Switzerland on Wednesday. It also bowed in Australia and kicked off in Germany, Russia and Italy on Thursday. In France, the Noam Murro-directed sequel took $1.83M on 454 screens on its opening day where it was No.1 even faced with the 2nd frame of hitmaker Dany Boon’s Supercondriaque. 8 years 39 weeks ago via jetli

MTV Movie Awards 2014 Nominations Led by ‘Wolf of Wall Street,’ ‘American Hustle’

variety.com – “American Hustle” and “The Wolf of Wall Street,” both shut out from Oscar wins this year, received the most nominations of films in contention for the fan-voted 2014 MTV Movies Awards, which the cabler announced today. The top Movie of the Year category will pit those two pics against ”12 Years a Slave” — which has... 8 years 39 weeks ago via theothersenhman

NY Times Amends 1853 Article On Subject Of Oscar Winning ’12 Years A Slave’

deadline.com – The New York Times on Tuesday issued a correction to a 161-year-old story that covered the plight of Solomon Northup, the subject of Best Picture Oscar winner 12 Years A Slave. The original newspaper report, dated January 20, 1853, ran with the headline “The Kidnapping Case” and the sub-headline “Narrative of the Seizure and Recovery of Solomon Northrup.” The article had two misspellings of Northup’s name, one in the sub-headline and one in the body that spelled it as Northrop. 8 years 39 weeks ago via brucelee

12 Years a Slave's Steve McQueen 'feuded' with Oscar-winning writer

theguardian.com – McQueen and writer John Ridley allegedly fell out after director's request for a co-credit on best adapted screenplay was rejected12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen kept hidden a simmering feud with writer John Ridley over credit for the historical biopic's Oscar-winning screenplay, reports The Wrap.The British race drama took three prizes at Sunday night's Academy Awards, best film for McQueen and his producers, best supporting actress for Lupita Nyong'o and best adapted screenplay for Ridley. 8 years 39 weeks ago via jetli

12 Years A Slave Expands To 1,000 Theaters Post-Oscar Win

feedproxy.google.com – Following its Best Picture win yesterday, 12 Years A Slave is set to screen in 1,000 theaters up from 411, perfect for all those kids who now have to read the book for school. Oh, don't be uptight. They aren't reading this post anyway. Adding more intrigue to Fox Searchlight's ... 8 years 39 weeks ago via brucelee

Brad Pitt and Steve McQueen on why audiences were ready for '12 Years a Slave'

hitfix.com – Brad Pitt and Steve McQueen discuss their win for Best Picture for the harrowing drama "12 Years a Slave" and why they believe people were ready for it. 8 years 39 weeks ago via donnieyen

2014 Oscar Winners: 'Gravity' Has the Most Trophies, But '12 Years a Slave' Wins Best Picture

7:13 PM 3/2/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Gravity dominated the 2014 Oscars with 7 total wins, including Best Director. Dallas Buyers Club & 12 Years a Slave have 3 wins each. The Great Gatsby followed with two.

The Download: We Talk Oscars!

10:09 PM 2/28/2014 by Binh Ngo
The Oscars is this Sunday March 2nd, so we'll be spending this Download talking about some of the favorites, potential dark horses, and our picks to win. Let's talk Oscars! Binh: The Oscars is this Sunday. Are you ready for it or have you completely forgotten about it? Jeff: I forget it every day.


Oscar Survey: Moviegoers Put ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ and ’12 Years a Slave’ in a Dead Heat (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – Moviegoers agree with Oscar experts that this year’s Best Picture race is an exceptionally close one, with two films neck-and-neck and another not far behind. But they don’t agree on which two films those are – because while the pundits put “12 Years a Slave” and “Gravity” together at the top, an exclusive survey conducted for TheWrap by Survata said that movie fans are predicting that either “Slave” or “Wolf of Wall Street” will win the top prize on Sunday.

8 years 40 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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12 Years a Slave

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed by Michael Fassbender), as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only...
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