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12 Years a Slave
Sunday, Sep. 9, 2018
Lynda La Plante's 1980s British crime series "Widows" had a curious hold of filmmaker Steve McQueen as a 13-year-old boy.
The show was about a group of women who, after their criminal husbands are killed, band together to pull off the raid their dead spouses had planned. The women were,...
Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2014
The Hollywood Post Alliance has announced its nominees for the 2014 HPA Awards, the 9th annual unveiling of these honors. Among the projects receiving multiple nominations were the features “Gravity” and “12 Years a Slave,” TV series "Game of Thrones" (HBO) and "...
Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014
Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama “12 Years a Slave” best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
Steve McQueen’s slavery odyssey, based on Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir, has been hailed as a landmark corrective to the movie...
Saturday, Mar. 1, 2014
12 Years a Slave rolled at the Spirit Awards, winning five awards including Best Feature at the annual independent film celebration.
On the eve of the Academy Awards, the historical drama won awards for director Steve McQueen, actress Lupita...
Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014
“12 Years a Slave” topped the film categories at the NAACP Image Awards with four wins.
The historical epic’s prizes at Saturday’s 45th annual ceremony honoring diversity in the arts included outstanding motion picture, directing for Steve McQueen,...
Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014
The force of "Gravity" was strong at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday — but it was unflinching drama "12 Years a Slave" that took the top prize.
Steve McQueen's visceral, violent story of a free back man kidnapped into servitude in the 19th-...
Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014
Amy Poehler made out with Bono, Tina Fey mocked George Clooney's taste in women and Matt Damon emerged, bizarrely, as the night's theme.
But at the end of a madcap Golden Globes (Fey toasted it as "the beautiful mess we hoped it would be"), the major...
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014
The space thriller "Gravity," the unflinching slavery saga "12 Years a Slave" and the crime caper "American Hustle" gained awards-season momentum Wednesday with stacks of nominations for the British Academy Film Awards, Britain's equivalent of the Oscars....
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014
American Hustle topped the New York Film Critics Circle Awards with three honors: Best Picture, Best Screenplay for David O. Russell and Eric Singer, and Best Supporting Actress for Jennifer Lawrence.
Steve McQueen earned Best Director distinction for 12 Years a Slave...
Monday, Dec. 16, 2013
Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” and David O. Russell’s “American Hustle” lead the 19th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards nominees with 13 bids each. Both films are nominated for best picture, actor, supporting actor and actress, acting ensemble, director,...