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12 Years a Slave wins Best Picture Oscar

12 Years a Slave wins Best Picture Oscar

Mar 3 2014, 2:13am CST | by

'12 Years a Slave' was named Best Picture at the Oscars. The film - based on the real life account by Solomon Northup, a free man who was sold into slavery in 1841 - took home the most coveted prize...

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12 Years a Slave wins Best Picture Oscar

Mar 3 2014, 2:13am CST | by

'12 Years a Slave' was named Best Picture at the Oscars.

The film - based on the real life account by Solomon Northup, a free man who was sold into slavery in 1841 - took home the most coveted prize of the night, and was accepted by an ecstatic cast and crew including director Steve McQueen, producer and actor Brad Pitt, and stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Lupita Nyong'o.

Brad started the acceptance speeches, saying: ''Thank you for this incredible honour bestowed upon our film tonight. I know I speak for everyone behind me when I say it has been an absolute privilege to work on Solomon's story. We all get to stand up here tonight because of one man who brought us here to tell that story, and that is the indomitable Mr. Steve McQueen.''

Steve then took to the podium to give his thanks, reading out a list of collaborators.

He added: ''I'd like to thank this amazing historian, Sue Aitken, who gave her life to preserving Solomon's book.

''And I'd like to thank my partner Bianca ... My mother, my mum's up there, and my children, Alex and Dexter, and my father.

''Everyone deserves not just to survive, but to live. This is the most important legacy of Solomon Northup. I dedicate this award to all the people who have endured slavery, and the 21 million people who still suffer slavery today.''

'12 Years a Slave' also took home two further prizes at the Academy Awards, with Luptia winning Best Supporting Actress and John Ridley winning Best Adapted Screenplay.

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Jul 17 2014 11:18am CDT | Source: beyond hollywood

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Back in the 1990s, when superhero movies were mostly a punchline, Quentin Tarantino had really only two movies under his belt and the idea of Tom Hanks winning back-to-back Oscars seemed insane, the great Monty Python alum Terry Gilliam was still struggling to get his films made within the Hollywood studio system. Then came the 1995 film Twelve Monkeys. Based very loosely on a 1962 French short film called La Jetée, Twelve Monke ...
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Jul 16 2014 8:35pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

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Seth Abramovitch / Hollywood Reporter: Red-Carpet Prankster Vitalii Sediuk Says ‘Sorry’ to Celebrities, Plans to Leave U.S. (Exclusive)  —  “I know you will not miss me,” says the man who ambushed Brad Pitt at the “Maleficent” premiere.  —  Hollywood can breathe a sigh of relief: Red-carpet prankster Vitalii Sediuk … ...
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Jul 11 2014 1:17pm CDT | Source: ign

While rumors of True Detective Season 2 casting have been swirling about since May - when Brad Pitt and Jessica Chastain were the supposed duo - we now know that a Season 2 casting announcement is imminent. Thanks to HBO President Michael Lombardo who said, during yesterday's executive Q&A panel at the TCA press tour, "We’re in conversations now on the cast. And I assume at least some announcements will be happening in the next week." So who might wind up as the ...
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