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  1. '12 Years a Slave': What the Critics Are Saying

    12:33 pm 10/17/2013

    The often-brutal true story is praised by reviewers for its willingness to reveal the dark side of the antebellum U.S., with actors Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender also earning plaudits.Read more

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  2. Dancing on the Edge: TV Review

    11:42 am 10/17/2013

    Starz airs British miniseries about jazz, race and class as seen through the lens of Stephen Poliakoff and brought to life with elegant performances from Chiwetel Ejiofor and Janet Montgomery.Read more

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  3. Half of a Yellow Sun: London Review

    11:45 am 10/11/2013

    Stars Thandie Newton and Chiwetel Ejiofor elevate this lush if fundamentally soapy tale of a family surviving the Nigerian civil war.Read more

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  4. New York Film Fest: '12 Years a Slave' Cast Talks Tapping Into Brutal True Story

    8:37 pm 10/9/2013

    Michael Fassbender, Steve McQueen, Chiwetel Ejiofor and more reveal how they tried to capture the harsh reality of slavery.Read more

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  5. New York Film Fest: '12 Years a Slave,' 'All is Lost' and 'Nebraska' Clamor for Attention on Busy Night

    8:47 pm 10/8/2013

    Stars Michael Fassbender, Robert Redford and Bruce Dern were joined by the likes of Madonna and Carl Bernstein at back-to-back-to-back screenings and receptions.Read more

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  6. John Singleton: Can a White Director Make a Great Black Movie? (Guest Column)

    6:00 am 9/19/2013

    "42" and "The Help" had white helmers; "The Butler" and "12 Years a Slave" didn't. The Oscar-nominated director questions the studios' motives in telling black stories with scant African-American input: "It's as if the studios are saying, 'We want it black, just not that black.' "Read more

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  7. Toronto Aftermath: Did Too Many Awards Movies Peak Too Early?

    5:00 am 9/18/2013

    Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey and Kate Winslet scored some initial attention, but the sheer number of films may have diluted the fest's value for contenders.Read more

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  8. Toronto: Audience Award Win Solidifies '12 Years a Slave' as Film to Beat in Oscar Race (Analysis)

    9:29 am 9/15/2013

    Steve McQueen's movie about American slavery is following in the footsteps of numerous Academy Awards winners, including "Slumdog Millionaire."Read more

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  9. Toronto: Can '12 Years a Slave' Ride Gravitas to the Oscars?

    8:00 pm 9/7/2013

    Steve McQueen's weighty Benedict Cumberbatch-starrer "goes beyond race" but will have some hefty competition come Oscar season. Read more

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