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  1. Plans to Raze '12 Years a Slave' Site for Baseball Stadium Draw Outrage

    6:35 pm PDT 03/25/2014
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    Descendants of Solomon Northup are among those opposing plans to develop Shockoe Bottom in Richmond, Va. — where a busy slave-trading district once stood. READ MORE

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  2. Theater Owners Chief: '12 Years a Slave' Was 'Too Intense' to Watch in Cinema

    5:11 pm PDT 03/25/2014
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    UPDATED: National Association of Theater Owners president-CEO John Fithian surprised CinemaCon with his comments about the Oscar-winning film, which he praised for "being one of the most important movies of our generation." READ MORE

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  3. '12 Years a Slave': Solomon Northup's Descendants to Host Google Hangout

    5:30 pm PDT 03/24/2014
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    The descendants are teaming with the International Labour Organization on Tuesday to discuss Northup as part of an international effort to remember victims of slavery. READ MORE

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  4. '12 Years a Slave' Oscar Win: Nearly 40 Percent More Democrats Than Republicans Agree With Best Picture Result (Poll)

    2:36 pm PDT 03/12/2014
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    UPDATED: A new survey asking registered voters what they thought about the Academy Award winners found strong differences among people from different political parties and ideologies. READ MORE

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  5. Box-Office Preview: '300: Rise of an Empire' to Top 'Peabody & Sherman'

    2:55 pm PST 03/06/2014
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    The sequel opens exactly seven years after Zack Snyder's groundbreaking "300" set new standards for special effects and greenscreen work; following its Oscar win, "12 Years a Slave" expands nationwide again, while Wes Anderson's "Grand Budapest Hotel" opens in select markets. READ MORE

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  6. Oscars: Lupita Nyong'o's Journey to the Podium

    8:14 pm PST 03/05/2014
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    From the Yale School of Drama to the stage of the Dolby Theatre, it has been a roller-coaster year for the "12 Years a Slave" star. READ MORE

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  7. OscarLytics: The Math Alone Predicted 80 Percent of the Winners

    8:00 am PST 03/04/2014
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    Although statistical analysis didn't point to "12 Years a Slave's" best picture winner, it correctly called 16 of 20 categories at this year's Academy Awards. READ MORE

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  8. '12 Years a Slave' Oscar Wins Boost Book Sales

    7:05 am PST 03/04/2014
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    The 19th-century memoir and base text for John Ridley's Oscar-winning screenplay jumped the Amazon ranks immediately after Sunday's ceremony. READ MORE

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  9. Box Office: '12 Years a Slave' Plots Theater Expansion After Oscar Win

    3:26 pm PST 03/03/2014
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    UPDATED: Steve McQueen's slavery drama, which also debuts March 4 on DVD, could be playing more than 1,000 U.S. theaters Friday; overseas, the film is a sensation, grossing $90 million to date for a world total of $140.2 million. READ MORE

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  10. Oscars: How '12 Years' Pulled Off Best Picture and Other Winners Triumphed (Analysis)

    1:05 pm PST 03/03/2014
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    THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg dissects the 86th Oscar results, the telecast itself and his own final forecast, while offering a few thank-yous as well. READ MORE

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  11. Foreign Oscar Winners: Lupita Nyong'o and 12 Others Who Won Gold

    12:37 pm PST 03/03/2014
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    The "12 Years a Slave" actress joins a long line of foreign-born actors who won Academy Awards, not all of whom have turned awards success into a lasting career. READ MORE

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  12. 'Gravity' Director Alfonso Cuaron Gets Astronomical Oscar Praise in Native Mexico

    11:02 am PST 03/03/2014
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    Gael Garcia Bernal and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu sent their congrats to Cuaron, while local media are also raving about Mexican-born supporting actress winner Lupita Nyong'o. READ MORE

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  13. Oscars: What's Next for Lupita Nyong'o?

    9:12 am PST 03/03/2014
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    The awards season "it" girl and Academy Award winner for her work in "12 Years a Slave" is fielding multiple offers for her next film -- and is currently gracing theaters with "Non-Stop." READ MORE

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  14. Oscars: British Industry Touts '12 Years a Slave,' 'Gravity' Wins

    4:22 am PST 03/03/2014
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    British Film Institute CEO Amanda Nevill says the U.K. "continues to punch above its weight" with its showing at the 86th Academy Awards. READ MORE

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  15. Oscars: Ukraine Crisis Pushes Awards Coverage to Back of European Newscasts

    3:33 am PST 03/03/2014
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    Jared Leto made reference to the conflict in his Sunday night acceptance speech for the best supporting actor honor. READ MORE

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  16. Oscars: Warner Bros. Dominates the Night With Ten Awards

    11:33 pm PST 03/02/2014
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    Boasting the best picture winner "12 Years A Slave," specialty distributor Fox Searchlight stakes a claim to three statuettes. READ MORE

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  17. Oscars: 7 Burning Questions Answered

    10:19 pm PST 03/02/2014
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    UPDATED: With the 86th Academy Awards now over, The Hollywood Reporter explains some moments that might have left viewers scratching their heads. READ MORE

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  18. Oscars: '12 Years a Slave' Wins Best Picture (Video)

    9:06 pm PST 03/02/2014
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    The critically hailed film took home the top honor Sunday, capping off an awards-filled season. READ MORE

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  19. Oscars: '12 Years a Slave's' John Ridley Wins for Best Adapted Screenplay

    8:44 pm PST 03/02/2014
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    '12 Years a Slave' screenwriter John Ridley thanked cast and crew including producer Jeremy Kleiner: "Jeremy, you made the film happen," said Ridley. READ MORE

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  20. Oscars: Lupita Nyong'o Earns Her First Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Video)

    7:33 pm PST 03/02/2014
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    The "12 Years a Slave" star draws on overwhelming emotion during her acceptance speech: "No matter where you're from, your dreams are valid," said the Oscar winner. READ MORE

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  21. Oscars 2014 Winners: The Complete List

    5:30 pm PST 03/02/2014
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    "12 Years a Slave" won best picture at Sunday's ceremony. READ MORE

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