Tag Archives: 12 Years A Slave

WATCH: All Of This Year’s Oscar-Nominated Movies In One Clip

We’re now only a few days away from the 86th Academy Awards, and as usual, there’s a startling array of dazzling movies, directors, actors and actresses all jostling for position on that podium.

BAFTAs 2014: A Whole Lotta ‘Gravity,’ And Chiwetel Ejiofor Is The Best Actor In The World

Please be upstanding for the BAFTA Film awards; the big ticket event in the British cinematic calendar, in which British acting talent and the big players from Hollywood come to a gala do in London, to be gently ribbed by Stephen ...

WATCH: Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Sister Zain Asher Welling Up On CNN

There’s no getting around the fact that awards ceremonies in the arts are inherently silly.

Oscar Nominations: ‘Hustle,’ ‘Gravity’ Edge Out ’12 Years a Slave’

Hollywood emerged from their lingering Golden Globes weekend hangovers this morning to find out who would be invited to the town’s biggest party of the year. That question has been answered: American Hustle and Gravity led ...

PHOTOS: Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Fassbender’s Wild Golden Globe Weekend

By now, we’ve all seen Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Fassbender cutting a rug, shoulder-shimmying, and putting their backs into it at the Golden Globes after-party hosted by Fox. If you have not witnessed this epic moment that ...

’12 Years a Slave,’ ‘American Hustle’ Rule Golden Globes

With the Oscar nominations just days away (January 16), the Hollywood Foreign Press Association provided some extra momentum to 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle, setting the presumptive frontrunners up nicely for the remainder of ...

The Sky’s The Limit: ‘Gravity’ Leads 2014 BAFTA Nominations

The list of nominations for this year’s BAFTA film awards were announced this morning, and it seems, as with the Golden Globes, that there’s a huge critical consensus around a handful of astonishing performances.

Benedict Cumberbatch: “Everyone Wants Complicated Antiheroes”

It must be interesting being Benedict Cumberbatch right now. Acclaimed worldwide for his performances as both the rude and chippy Sherlock Holmes and the unpleasant and evil John Harrison in Star Trek Into Darkness, he’s fast ...

Michael Fassbender: Breakout Star or Just Another Talented Hunk?

The drawing power of Michael Fassbender, the German-Irish actor who has been getting the big build-up in recent years, is being put to the test this weekend with the opening in the U.S. of The Counselor.

WATCH: Michael Fassbender Defends Brutality in ’12 Years a Slave’

Michael Fassbender, who plays a very sadistic plantation owner in 12 Years a Slave, believes the film’s brutal depiction of slavery was justified.