A landmark year for Black filmmaking meant that it was a tight race for the 45th annual NAACP Image Awards. Saturday night’s broadcast felt of acknowledgements across the board instead of the predicted clean sweep. But at the end of the day Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” would be [...]Read more ›
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(CNN) — Acclaimed space drama “Gravity” leads the nominations for this year’s British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) with rival movies “12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” close on its heels. The three films will compete for the Best Film award, alongside “Captain Phillips” and “Philomena,” at the BAFTA red [...]Read more ›
By ELIZABETH MARCELLINO City News Service WEST HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – The wrenching historical drama “12 Years a Slave” earned a leading four nominations today for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, while the recently concluded series “Breaking Bad” topped the list of television nominees, also scoring four nods. The [...]Read more ›
By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Trailing early Oscar buzz and winner of the Audience Award at the Toronto Film Festival, the stars came out for a red carpet screening of “12 Years A Slave” on Monday night. The film is based on the 1853 autobiography of Solomon Northup, a free [...]Read more ›