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12 Years a Slave

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  1. Hollywood Film Awards: Kanye West Presents to Director Steve McQueen Before Getting Engaged (Video)

    8:37 am 10/22/2013

    The rapper flew in from San Francisco -- and back to the Bay Area later that night to propose to Kim Kardashian -- to present the "12 Years a Slave" helmer with his award.Read more

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  2. UPDATED: Box Office (Specialty): '12 Years a Slave' Opens Big, Attracts Diverse Audience

    10:53 am 10/20/2013

    Ocean-set drama "All Is Lost" -- starring Robert Redford -- debuts in New York and Los Angeles to more muted numbers; ditto for Daniel Radcliffe's "Kill Your Darlings."Read more

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  3. Columbia to Release '12 Years a Slave's' John Legend-Curated Soundtrack

    1:04 pm 10/18/2013

    The album, featuring original recordings from Hans Zimmer, Alicia Keys, Alabama Shakes and more, will be available digitally on Nov. 5.Read more

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  4. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of '12 Years a Slave,' 'The Fifth Estate' and More

    6:00 pm 10/17/2013

    What THR's critics say about the movies opening this weekend.Read more

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  5. '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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  6. '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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  7. '12 Years a Slave': Steve McQueen, Cast Talk About the Harrowing True Tale at L.A. Screening

    10:41 am 10/15/2013

    "I was really uncomfortable with having all the makeup on my back -- and I was confronted with the fact that Patsey's wounds were permanent," said actress Lupita Nyong'o at the DGA headquarters in West Hollywood on Monday.Read more

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  8. 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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  9. Madonna Banned From Movie Theaters After Reportedly Texting During '12 Years a Slave'

    9:40 am 10/14/2013

    UPDATED: The Texas-based Alamo Drafthouse chain has a strict policy against such behavior, and its founder and CEO tweeted that the Queen of Pop would not be admitted until she apologized.Read more

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  10. 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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