Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), has announced that Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen will receive a Director’s Tribute, and Emmy, Golden Globe, Tony and Peabody Award-winning screenwriter, producer and director Ryan Murphy will receive the Industry Tribute at the 2020 IFP...

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020

For Steve McQueen, bringing back the London of his childhood began with remembering the scents of his youth.

In "Small Axe," McQueen's ambitious five-film anthology about London's West Indian community, the "12 Years a Slave" director resurrects the British capital in the decades before...

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020

Director Steve McQueen, whose 12 Years a Slave won the Best Picture Oscar in 2014, has joined production company Superprime for commercial representation in the U.S. Superprime will produce McQueen’s advertising work in collaboration with his London-based production company, Lammas Park...

Friday, Oct. 2, 2020

In a movie year mostly lacking big, ambitious releases, Steve McQueen's "Small Axe" anthology is an unqualified main event. While many other filmmakers are on hold, the "12 Years a Slave" director has raced to finish not one but five new films.

The movies, spanning 1968 to 1985, are each...

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020

This year's New York Film Festival will be held largely virtually and in outdoor screenings, organizers said Thursday while unveiling a lineup featuring new films from Chloe Zhao, Steve McQueen and Azazel Jacobs.

The major fall film festivals, which often jockey for the chance to premiere...

Monday, Aug. 3, 2020

Three original films by Oscar-winner Steve McQueen will debut at the New York Film Festival this year, organizers said Monday. The "12 Years a Slave" director will get the opening night slot for the 1980s-set music romance "Lovers Rock" in addition to two other premieres for films in his...

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018

Years ago while in the throes of collaborating on the eventual Best Picture Oscar winner 12 Years a Slave, director Steve McQueen told editor Joe Walker, ACE, what he envisioned as his next project--a feature adaptation of the early 1980s’ British television series Widows...

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018

When you think of the wives and girlfriends of criminals and mobsters in cinema and television, what or who comes to mind? Kay Adams? Elvira Hancock? Skyler White? They are either victims of a man's misdeeds or end up becoming part of the problem. They might get fancy jewelry or a big house, but...

Monday, Nov. 12, 2018

To Viola Davis, being naked on screen or onstage means more than having your clothes off. It means ridding yourself of self-consciousness and ego. It means exposing yourself.

"Oftentimes you do see dynamic acting — there are a lot of really dynamic actors — but there is a sense of vanity...

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,...

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