Saturday, July 20, 2019

Tag: 12 Years A Slave

Chiwetel Ejiofor’s to Tell True-Life Story of...

Chiwetel Ejiofor's onscreen telling of a true story is beginning to come to life. His film adaptation of the 2009 autobiography, "The Boy Who Harnessed...

Lupita Nyong’o Opens Up About Past Experience...

Lupita Nyong’o’s rapid ascension into fame has been told to the point of mystification: while still attending the Yale School of Drama, she was...

11 Facts About Slave Narratives That You...

The autobiographies and narratives by enslaved people were not just a life’s account. They were more of a way of powerfully reaching equality. Henry Louis Gates, the famed...

Following Recent Domestic Success, Black Films and...

Regardless of some major award season snubs, box office sales and TV ratings suggest that Black films and TV shows are becoming a hot...

8 Memorable Films About Slavery: What They...

12 Years a Slave Director Steve McQueen’s award-winning film 12 Years a Slave (2013) has been hailed as one of the greatest movies about slavery ever. The 2013 historical drama...

’12 Years a Slave’ Director Disappointed in...

A recent survey has 12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen disappointed after the results revealed many Black children view their skin color as...

‘Mandela’ Writer Bashes Mandela, Blames Film’s Lack...

According to the screenwriter behind “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” the real reason the film didn’t have major box office success or Oscar notoriety...

Mekhi Phifer Says There Still Isn’t Enough...

It has been a huge year for Black films as movies with a predominantly Black cast and staff have dominated the box office and...

Lupita Nyong’o Gives Tearful Speech After Snagging...

Lupita Nyong’o came close to tears as she accepted the Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role in Steve McQueen’s “12 Years...

’12 Years A Slave’ Makes Oscars History...

British director Steve McQueen has officially made Oscars history as “12 Years a Slave” became the first film with a Black director to win...

’12 Years a Slave’ Memoir and Film...

The historical biopic "12 Years a Slave" was a hit at the box office and dominated award season, but the story’s latest honor may...

Lupita Nyong’o Talks Adjusting to Hollywood Life

Lupita Nyong'o is having a moment. Though it began before her Oscar nomination for "12 Years A Slave," the 30-year-old Kenyan beauty says the highlight...

’12 Years A Slave’ Director Heckled by...

Steve McQueen, the director of the award-winning film “12 Years A Slave,” was heckled during his acceptance speech at the New York Film Critics...

Top 10 Highest Grossing Black Films of...

10 - "Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain""Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain" is a stand-up comedy film featuring Kevin Hart's 2012 performance at Madison Square...

Damage Control: Lionsgate Issues Statement After Racist...

In an attempt  to create buzz for the film "12 Years A Slave," an Italian distributor, BIM Distribuzione, released posters  for the slave drama in Italy that...

Italy Advertises ’12 Years a Slave’ With...

The movie “12 Years a Slave,” heralded as one of the best films of the years, is expected to be nominated for an Oscar for...

Golden Globe Nominations: Kerry Washington, Idris Elba...

The Golden Globe nominations have been released and many of the season’s nominees are reacting to the list that includes several African-American film and...

’12 Years A Slave’ Top Nominee For...

“12 Years a Slave,” is set to be one of the biggest winners at the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards, which, on Tuesday morning,...

Lupita Nyong’o Drums Up Oscar Buzz and...

Lupita Nyong'o was only recently introduced to the American audience in her first featured film role as Patsey in Steve McQueen's 12 Years a...

Soulful and Spiritual: ‘Queen of The Field’...

The movie 12 Years A Slave has been getting rave reviews from critics, but the accompanying soundtrack also packs star power - like Alicia Keys. Keys...

Slavery on Screen: Creators of Roots Discuss...

Recently as described by CNN, there has been a Renaissance of sorts in African American cinema. Several contemporary films have focused on a large...