TIFF 2013

THE JUICE WITH JEM

“12 Years A Slave” Memoir And Movie Heading To American Schools   Author Solomon Northup’s heart-rending 1853 memoir “12 Years A Slave,” along with the Oscar nominated film of the same name, will be implemented into the American high school curriculum system...

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NY Film Critic Heckles 12 Years A Slave Director   There’s a time and place for everything, but Armond White doesn’t seem to thinks so. The film critic has been kicked out of the New York Film Critics Circle after allegedly yelling harsh words to “12 Years A Slave”...

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12 Years A Slave Was Nominated For 7 Awards   Steve McQueen’s searing depiction of slavery in pre-Civil War America did not take home any awards for acting, directing, screenplay or any of the music categories.   However, actors Lupita Nyong'o, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sarah...

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12 Years A Slave’ Posters Under Scrutiny In Italy   An Italian distributor has apologized for "12 Years A Slave" posters featuring enlarged images of white actors alongside a small image of the film's black star.   The ads show white actors Brad Pitt and...

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Mandela Bio-Pic Makes LA Debut!

Leading Co-Stars make a stylish appearance at the LA premiere   “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom” had it’s LA screening at the ArcLight Cinema last night.     Naomi was decked out in a pale-blue gown by French designer Vionnet's Spring/Summer 2014...

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TIFF News: 12 Years a Slave Takes Top Prize!

12 Years a Slave, based on an 1853 memoir of a free black man sold into slavery, won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday.       The film, by Grenadian director Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, took home the...

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