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    McQueen, Ejiofor and Fassbender Talk ‘12 Years A Slave’ On ‘Charlie Rose’ (Video)

    As I said yesterday, when Tambay does his usual year in review and what S & A covered during the past year, 12 Years A Slave will no doubt be the film we most wrote about (With The Butler coming in second).

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    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Bans Madonna From Its Theaters For Texting During ‘12 Years A Slave’

    OK so this is kinda rich and you may have heard this story already, but in case you haven’t, well, the irony is just too delicious to pass up. Last week during the New York Film Festival, Madonna was caught texting during Steve McQueen’s “12 Years A Slave.” A painful, brutal, unflinching film about ...

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    Check Out New Images, Clip And Full NYFF Q&A For '12 Years A Slave'

    In case you haven't noticed, you're now in the midst of the awards season at the multiplex, which means bye-bye bloated butter-soaked blockbusters, and hello movies of substance and value. Two weeks ago, Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" dropped into orbit, last weekend Paul Greengrass' "Captain Phillips" ...

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    What About That Other '12 Years A Slave' Movie?

    What About That Other '12 Years A Slave' Movie?

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    Top Films to Watch For From the 51st New York Film Festival

    The New York Film Festival, which ends today, was an especially rich edition. Almost every film, in the main slate and the sidebars, was tempting. And while the festival was heavy with mainstream directors, the choices were anything but kneejerk. Some of the most familiar names took exhilarating...

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    Watch & Learn How Chiwetel Ejiofor Transformed Into Solomon Northup In '12 Years A Slave'

    I hope you're not yet feeling overwhelmed with 12 Years A Slave posts, because as the film's theatrical debut date approaches, a week from tomorrow, you should expect even more posts, as marketing for the film, by its distributor, Fox Searchlight, will likely intensify.Here's a new featurette titled...

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    NYFF: Steve McQueen Talks '12 Years A Slave,' Michael Fassbender & More Plus Watch Full Q&A

    Steve McQueen's "12 Years A Slave" is one of the most buzzed about films this year. Based on the true story of Solomon Northup and helmed by the director behind "Hunger" and "Shame," the film follows an African American free man who in 1841 was kidnapped and forced into slavery. There's been a lot o...

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    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 his acclaimed 2011 film "Shame," anticipation was already huge for Steve McQueen's latest work, but once the film began screening the buzz became almost stratospheric. After its ecstatic reception at Telluride and Toronto (i...

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    James Gray May Direct Jeremy Renner's Steve McQueen Biopic; Calls 'Lost City Of Z' Epic & Hallucinogenic

    Filmmaker James Gray has made only five films in almost 20 years. Part of that is a deliberate pace and part of it is just the film business. He had a six-year gap between his striking debut “Little Odessa” and “The Yards” and the Miramax/Harvey Weinstein experience on the latter (the ending was cha...

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    TIFF: My Own Private Toronto Film Festival

    Late as usual. People are attending MIPCOM in Cannes and in November AFM in Santa Monica, and I’m only now getting around to writing about my own private Toronto. I chose films I would not be able to see soon in a theater near me and I chose films because my schedule permitted me to see them. Occasi...

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