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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. '12 Years a Slave' Cinematographer Sean Bobbitt: Not Letting the Audience Off the Hook

    9:40 am 10/17/2013

    “A lot of people complained that the shots were too long and uncomfortable," says the lenser. "[Director Steve McQueen said] 'That worked perfect then, and we're not going to change that.'"Read more

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  3. Oscars: Michael Fassbender Says He Won't Campaign Again

    7:42 am 10/15/2013

    After his fruitless pursuit of a nomination for "Shame," the "12 Years a Slave" star tells GQ, "I'm not a politician. I'm an actor."Read more

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  4. 'The Counselor's' Michael Fassbender, John Leguizamo on Cormac McCarthy's First Screenplay

    12:45 pm 10/10/2013

    The actors also talked to THR about working with talented directors and co-stars, including "Breaking Bad" alum Dean Norris.Read more

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Toronto: CAA Calls in Favor for '12 Years a Slave' Afterparty

    10:01 pm 9/7/2013

    The agency, which reps director Steve McQueen and stars Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender, arranged for a last-minute celebration at Bungalow 8.Read more

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