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12 Years a Slave

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

    4:37 pm 3/25/2014

    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

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

    4:13 pm 3/25/2014

    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

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

    5:07 pm 3/24/2014

    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

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

    2:30 pm 3/12/2014

    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

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

    1:27 pm 3/6/2014

    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

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

    9:52 pm 3/4/2014

    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

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

    8:00 am 3/4/2014

    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

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

    6:39 am 3/4/2014

    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

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

    2:44 pm 3/3/2014

    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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