Tag: steve mcqueen

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2014 Oscars Challenge: [36] 12 Years A Slave – Nine Nominations

Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen and Anthony Katagas “12 Years A Slave” is the film that will be remembered from 2013. It does matter if this wins or “Gravity” wins or even “American Hustle”. What matters is that this film explored the nature of history and of slavery unlike any film before its time, from a black director who makes an … Read More 2014 Oscars Challenge: [36] 12 Years A Slave – Nine Nominations

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One Minute Review: 12 Years A Slave (2013)

Release Date October 18, 2013 Director Steve McQueen Screenplay John Ridley Based On The Memoirs By Solomon Northup Distributed By Fox Searchlight Pictures Budget $17.1 million Biography, Drama, History Rated R for violence/cruelty, some nudity and brief sexuality 133 minutes 12 Years A Slave There’s no getting around it, “12 Years A Slave” is an intense journey of a free man who is kidnapped … Read More One Minute Review: 12 Years A Slave (2013)

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Proof Review: Shame (2011)

Release Date December 2, 2011 Director Steve McQueen Screenplay Steve McQueen Abi Morgan Distributed By Fox Searchlight Pictures Budget $6.5 million Drama, Foreign Rated NC-17 for some explicit sexual content 101 minutes Shame Shame is the story of a conflicted man. Whether you label it sex addiction or unattainable desire, Brendan (Michael Fassbender) lives a life engulfed in sex. With a constant stream of … Read More Proof Review: Shame (2011)

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Shame”

Steve McQueen and Michael Fassbender have been winning awards for the film “Shame” since it debuted, including Best Picture and Acting awards at the Venice Film Festival and Directing and Acting awards at the Seville European Film Festival. Though its NC-17 rating could hinder its possibilities of being nominated at this year’s Academy Awards, Steve McQueen and Michael Fassbender’s talent cannot be denied. The … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Shame”