Posts tagged "12 Years a Slave"

Lupita Nyong’o, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Kat McPhee, and the Cast of ‘Scandal’ Mingle in Washington, D.C.

Every year the greats descend upon our nations capital to mingle with and congratulate one another on being masters of the universe. It’s called the White House Correspondents Dinner and, if anything, this years event is just an excuse to get the cast of Scandal and Lupita Nyong’o into the same room at the same time.

By: Jason Marshall / May 3, 2014

The 2014 MTV Movie Awards: See Who Got Nominated

Get ready to cast your votes! The 2014 MTV Movie Awards nominations have been announced and we’ve got the full list of nominees in these year’s categories, including Best Kiss, Best On-Screen Duo and #WTF Moment.

By: Barbara DeFranco / March 6, 2014

You’ve Got to Read This 161-Year-Old ‘New York Times’ Article About ’12 Years a Slave’

History was made when 12 Years a Slave was crowned the Best Picture of 2013 at the Academy Awards. However, that saga began a full 173 years ago when the real Solomon Northrup, the subject of the film, was abducted and sold into slavery. The Times was on it.

An article published i…

By: Robert Kessler / March 3, 2014

Here Are Your 2014 Oscar Winners

The 2014 Academy Awards were billed by ABC as “the closest race in Oscar history.” They weren’t. In fact, if you’d listened to my predictions, you’d have known all the winners a week in advance. (But I digress.)

Here is the winners’ list:…

By: Robert Kessler / March 2, 2014

Even in Rain Gear, Lupita Nyong’o Looks Like a Million Bucks

Lupita Nyong’o braved the rain in Los Angeles on Friday and proved that she truly has earned her spot as this seasons fashion ‘it girl.’…

By: Jason Marshall / March 1, 2014

Lupita Nyong’o Leads the Pack in This Year’s Awards Season Fashion

It is a rare occurrence when the world of entertainment discovers true talent after someone’s first film debut. Even rarer, is finding within that same person a new fashion icon among Hollywood’s elite. Sometimes, however, we are lucky enough to get both and in terms of up-and-coming actress Lupita Nyong’o, that is precisely the case.

By: Camilla Werner-Longo / February 25, 2014

Tell Us Who You Think Will Win Big on Oscar Night

It’s been quite the year for film and in just a few days, the Academy Awards — film’s ultimate prize — will be awarded. So who will be victorious? You tell us.

By: Robert Kessler / February 25, 2014

These Kids Reenacting Oscar-Nominated Films Are Freaking Adorable

There’s almost nothing cute about any of this year’s Academy Award for Best Picture nominees. That is, until they’re acted out by children. D’awwwwww.

By: Robert Kessler / February 20, 2014

2014 Directors Guild Awards: What You Missed

The race towards the 86th Academy Awards is nearing its end, and, so far, the road towards the second Sunday in March has been paved with the bricks that American Hustle made. But after this weekend’s Directors Guild of America Awards, Gravity has stepped up its game and is another award closer to Oscar Gold.

By: Jason Marshall / January 27, 2014

2014 SAG Awards: The Moments You Missed

Didn’t have time to sit around on a Saturday night and watch Hollywood pat itself on the back? Well, lucky for you we watched the show and have put together the things everyone will be talking about around the water cooler tomorrow.

By: Jason Marshall / January 19, 2014

’12 Years a Slave’ Wins Big, Celebrities Get Weird at the 2014 Critics’ Choice Awards

The Critics’ Choice Awards aren’t really a real awards show, but they did happen last night and plenty of celebrities showed up anyway. Whether it was something in the water, or everyone was just blowing off steam from the Oscar nominations announcement earlier yesterday morning, things got weird at the ceremony.

By: Robert Kessler / January 17, 2014

Here’s What You Missed on the 2014 Golden Globes

As Hollywood wakes up with a collective wine hangover and the dust settles at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, American Hustle emerges as the 71st annual Golden Globes’ big winner. The film won three of its seven nominations — best comedy film, best performance by an actress in a comedy (Amy Adams) and best supporting actre…

By: Robert Kessler / January 13, 2014

‘American Hustle’ and ’12 Years a Slave’ Clean Up Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Nominations

The Broadcast Film Critics Association has announced its list of nominees for the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards with American Hustle and 12 Years a Slave leading the pack once again with 13 nominations each. Gravity falls close behind with 10. At this point, American Hustle and 12 Years a Slave look unstoppable, heading into the…

By: Robert Kessler / December 16, 2013

Here Are Your ‘American Hustle’ and ’12 Years a Slave’ Loving Golden Globe Nominations

Thursday morning, the nominations were announced for the 2014 Golden Globes: Hollywood’s drunkest, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler-est awards show. American Hustle and 12 Years a Slave lead the pack with seven nominations each.

Here is the full list of nominees:…

By: Robert Kessler / December 12, 2013

’12 Years a Slave’ Leads Independent Spirit Nominations with 7

The Academy Awards’ little brother, the Film Independent Spirit Awards, announced their nominees Tuesday. The ceremony honors films that were made on a budget of less than $20 million and expected Oscar darling 12 Years a Slave led the pack with seven nominations. Nebraska trailed close behind with six.

Here is the full…

By: Robert Kessler / November 26, 2013

’12 Years a Slave’ Is Merciless, Magnificent

Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave opened to rave reviews at the Telluride Film Festival in August. It has since emerged as a contender for both Best Picture and Best Actor Oscars; it is clear that the film is a cinematic success. But what remains unclear is whether this film will be a hit at the box office.

By: Robert Kessler / October 18, 2013

’12 Years a Slave’ Cast Doesn’t Really Care If Madonna Was Texting During Their Movie

Madonna, you’re off the hook for now.

Though the Queen of Pop was reportedly caught texting during a recent showing of 12 Years a Slave at New York’s Walter Reade Theater, the cast of the Steve McQueen historical drama aren’t too ruffled by the alleged slip-up.

Speaking with Celebuzz at a Lo…

By: Gabrielle Chung / October 15, 2013

Everyone at TIFF Loves ‘12 Years a Slave,’ Too

Fresh from last month’s debut at the Telluride Film Festival, Steve McQueen’s historical film 12 Years a Slave received even more love up north on Friday.

McQueen and company received a standing ovation when the credits rolled at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, according to USA Today.

And yes, Brad

By: Peggy Truong / September 7, 2013

Here Are the Films That Will Begin Their Oscar Campaigns at the Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto Film Festival announced 75 of the likely 250-plus films it will screen Tuesday. The September festival often hosts the world or North American premieres of films that will go on to take Oscar gold. Argo premiered there last year. In fact every best picture winner in the last decade except The Departed and Lord of the

By: Robert Kessler / July 23, 2013

First Trailer for ’12 Years a Slave’ Released

The first trailer for the highly anticipated 12 Years a Slave has been released. The film is directed by Steve McQueen and based on the autobiography published by Solomon Northrup in 1853; it tells the true story of Northrup  — born a free man in New York, but kidnapped and sold into slavery in Louisiana. The film…

By: Robert Kessler / July 16, 2013