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12 Years a Slave

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  1. '12 Years a Slave' Leads Gotham Awards Nominees

    7:00 am 10/24/2013

    Robert Redford, Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett and Scarlett Johansson are among those receiving nominations from the IFP for their indie film work.Read more

  2. Oscar Whisper Campaigns: The Slurs Against '12 Years,' 'Captain Phillips,' 'Gravity' and 'The Butler'

    5:00 am 10/23/2013

    THR's awards analyst breaks down how this year's top contenders are being targeted for accuracy -- and how they're fighting back.Read more

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. '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

  8. '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

  9. '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

  10. 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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