Articles Tagged 'Steve McQueen'

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RIP Richard Attenborough: Five of His Best Movies

Tributes have been pouring in from all walks of British life—including the office of the Prime Minister—for Richard Attenborough, who died on Sunday, aged 90. His was a remarkable life by any measurement, in which he carved a unique place not only as a popular lead actor possessed of steely charisma—and then as a stalwart […]

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’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 season. 12 Years‘ win for Best Motion Picture, Drama seemed uncertain throughout the evening, as the Steve McQueen-directed […]

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Expect Brits Aplenty on the Red Carpet this Awards Season

What goes with red? That’s the question any number of British stars are asking themselves as they select outfits in which to walk the red carpet during awards season. The awards show marathon began officially a week ago when the Gotham Awards, which recognize work in American independent films, were handed out on Dec. 2 […]

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’12 Years A Slave’ Wins People’s Choice At Toronto Film Festival

If you’re a movie-maker and you’re hoping to one day secure an Oscar for best picture, you could do far worse than get yourself the People’s Choice award at the Toronto International Film Festival. It worked for Slumdog Millionaire, after all, and The King’s Speech, and now 12 Years a Slave, Steve McQueen’s adaptation of […]

The Brit List: Top 10 Asha Leo Celebrity Encounters

BBC America’s Brit List specials — in which the likes of John Barrowman and Katy Brand discuss the virtues of the UK’s rich and famous — kick off next week with The 20 Sexiest on Tuesday, June 12 at 10/9c. Brit List host Asha Leo is no stranger to the flashbulbs of the red carpet […]

Michael Fassbender’s Highly Productive 2011: A Look Back

Thanksgiving may have come and gone, but here’s to being thankful this year for Michael Fassbender. The German-Irish actor, who trained and lives in London, gets totally naked, and not just emotionally, this Friday (Dec. 2) in Shame. It’s a role for which the fast-rising star is being mentioned as a possible Oscar contender for […]

Hex’s Michael Fassbender Sacrifices His Body For Oscar-Bait Role

Look what happened to the hotness that was Michael Fassbender a.k.a. Azazeal from Hex: he shed over 40 pounds to play prisoner Bobby Sands in the film Hunger, which is being screened at Cannes. Sands underwent a 66-day hunger strike as a protest to have fellow imprisoned IRA members declared “political prisoners.” As a result, […]