All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Steve McQueen’

James Garner Passes Away in Los Angeles at 86

Actor James Garner passed away at his Brentwood area home in Los Angeles Saturday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. He was 86. LAPD officer Alonzo Iniquez said Garner was found dead of natural causes, after police responded to a call made at around 8 p.m. PDT. Authorities confirmed Garner’s identity with the help of his family members upon …

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Chiwetel Ejiofor Wins The BAFTA For Best Actor

Though he has lost every other award leading up to the BAFTA Film Awards, Chiwetel Ejiofor was able to take home that prize for Best Actor. The awards were presented last night in London, and offered film fans a handful of surprises. Ejiofor won the Best Actor award for the first time this season, while Barkhad Abdi from Captain Phillips, …

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American Hustle, 12 Years A Slave Lead Golden Globe Nominations

After one of the best years in recent film history, the Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning. American Hustle and 12 Years A Slave, two of the most talked about films as of recently, lead the pack with seven nominations each. Unlike the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes divide their nominations into separate categories for comedy and drama, which …

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’12 Years A Slave’ Depicts Unspeakable Horrors

To hear about the brutality of slavery is one thing, but to witness the events through a firsthand narrative is an entirely different horror and matter altogether. Director Steve McQueen, who also co-wrote the script for the film with John Ridley, has brought the real-life devastation of slavery to light in such a personal perspective through the latest masterpiece, 12 …

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