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Chiwetel Ejiofor

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 12 Years a Slave: Telluride Review

    7:04 pm 8/31/2013

    Steve McQueen's slave drama stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Benedict Cumberbatch.Read more

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  6. Telluride: Steve McQueen's '12 Years a Slave' Met with Shock and Awe at World Premiere

    9:54 pm 8/30/2013

    Steve McQueen's third film reunites him with Michael Fassbender and pairs him for the first time with Brad Pitt, but its unmistakable star is Chiwetel Ejiofor.Read more

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  7. '12 Years a Slave' to Get U.S. Premiere at New York Film Festival

    9:37 am 8/30/2013

    The Fox Searchlight film about a free black man sold into slavery is also screening in Telluride and Toronto.Read more

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  8. 'Half of a Yellow Sun' to Open Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival

    1:15 pm 7/31/2013

    The Nollywood pic is Nigeria's most expensive film ever made, starring Thandie Newton and Chiwetel Ejiofor.Read more

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  9. 'Half of a Yellow Sun' Trailer

    12:29 pm 7/25/2013

    Thandie Newton and Chiwetel Ejiofor star in Biyi Bandele's drama about the lives of four people in the republic of Nigeria. The movie from the British Film Institute is set to screen at the Toronto Film Festival. Read more

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