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Sundance Review: Craig Zobel's 'Z for Zachariah' is Not Your Typical Post-Apocalyptic Romance

Sundance Review: Craig Zobel's 'Z for Zachariah' is Not Your Typical Post-Apocalyptic Romance

The "Compliance" director's latest film is a minimalist chamber drama with…

Emmy Nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor on Starring in an Oscar Winner and the Appeal of the Miniseries

Emmy Nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor on Starring in an Oscar Winner and the Appeal of the Miniseries

Chiwetel Ejiofor was the face of last year's Best Picture winner and a…

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Taylor Kitsch and Rose McGowan Shorts Make Palm Springs International ShortFest Lineup

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Taylor Kitsch and Rose McGowan Shorts Make Palm Springs International ShortFest Lineup

The Palm Springs International ShortFest, which will take place from June…

Watch: Oscar Nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor in New Trailer for 'Half Of A Yellow Sun'

Watch: Oscar Nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor in New Trailer for 'Half Of A Yellow Sun'

In anticipation of its April 11th UK release date, a new trailer for "Half…

Before They Were Famous: Check Out the Best Actor Nominees in Their Debut Film Roles

Before They Were Famous: Check Out the Best Actor Nominees in Their Debut Film Roles

Following one of the most competitive Best Actor races in recent history,…

Watch: '12 Years a Slave' Star Chiwetel Ejiofor's New 12-Minute Short Film

Watch: '12 Years a Slave' Star Chiwetel Ejiofor's New 12-Minute Short Film

While a lot of attention has been paid to Chiwetel Ejiofor's formidable chop…

Critic's Picks: The Top 10 Best Male Lead Performances of 2013 According to Indiewire's Film Critic

Critic's Picks: The Top 10 Best Male Lead Performances of 2013 According to Indiewire's Film Critic

The following ranked list takes a look at several male performances in 2013…

Festival Circus: Are Film Festivals Too Focused On Oscar Season?

Festival Circus: Are Film Festivals Too Focused On Oscar Season?

It might be the effect of attending too many film festivals, but one way of…

Steve McQueen to Receive Director of the Year Award for '12 Years a Slave' at Palm Springs International Film Festival

Steve McQueen to Receive Director of the Year Award for '12 Years a Slave' at Palm Springs International Film Festival

The 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will…

Is '12 Years a Slave' Too Safe to Transform its Audiences?

Is '12 Years a Slave' Too Safe to Transform its Audiences?

Richard Wright described problems of violence and inequity in the U.S. along…

Sarah Paulson Explains How She Played a Sad, Alienated Racist Opposite Michael Fassbender In '12 Years a Slave'

Sarah Paulson Explains How She Played a Sad, Alienated Racist Opposite Michael Fassbender In '12 Years a Slave'

Sarah Paulson might be most readily associated with her role as journalist…

Review: '12 Years a Slave,' Starring a Brilliant Chiwetel Ejiofor, Is a Slavery Movie For the Ages

Review: '12 Years a Slave,' Starring a Brilliant Chiwetel Ejiofor, Is a Slavery Movie For the Ages

Like countless movies before it, "12 Years a Slave" opens with a title card…

5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Chiwetel Ejiofor Gets Jazzed, HBO Offers Its Oscar-Nominated Short Docs and Two Famous Lovers Battle It Out

5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Chiwetel Ejiofor Gets Jazzed, HBO Offers Its Oscar-Nominated Short Docs and Two Famous Lovers Battle It Out

Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Boardwalk…

NYFF '13: Steve McQueen on '12 Years A Slave,' the Effects of Slavery Today and Reuniting With Michael Fassbender

NYFF '13: Steve McQueen on '12 Years A Slave,' the Effects of Slavery Today and Reuniting With Michael Fassbender

The past six weeks have been very good to "12 Years A Slave." Coming off of…

For Your Consideration: Sifting Through An Incredibly Crowded Best Actor Oscar Race (Even With Steve Carell Out of the Picture)

For Your Consideration: Sifting Through An Incredibly Crowded Best Actor Oscar Race (Even With Steve Carell Out of the Picture)

Last week this column took a look at the quickly tightening best actress…

Mill Valley Film Festival Sets 2013 Lineup

Mill Valley Film Festival Sets 2013 Lineup

The Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) has grown to be one of the most promine…

'12 Years a Slave' and 'Gravity' Top Indiewire's Toronto Film Festival Critics Poll

'12 Years a Slave' and 'Gravity' Top Indiewire's Toronto Film Festival Critics Poll

After a week of grabbing much of the festival headlines from the last two…

'12 Years a Slave' Star Chiwetel Ejiofor Explains Why He Was Worried About Whether He Could Pull Off the Role

'12 Years a Slave' Star Chiwetel Ejiofor Explains Why He Was Worried About Whether He Could Pull Off the Role

Powerfully received after screenings in Telluride and Toronto, Steve McQueen…

'12 Years a Slave' Star Chiwetel Ejiofor On Working With Steve McQueen and the International Appeal of the Drama

'12 Years a Slave' Star Chiwetel Ejiofor On Working With Steve McQueen and the International Appeal of the Drama

“12 Years a Slave” tells the true story of Solomon Northrup, a free man who…

Steve McQueen Explains Why the World Is Ready For '12 Years a Slave'

Steve McQueen Explains Why the World Is Ready For '12 Years a Slave'

The story of a free black man kidnapped and sold into slavery in the Deep…


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