Posts tagged "12 Years a Slave"

BAFTA 2014 Winners

The 2014 EE British Academy Film Awards happened tonight at the Royal Opera (not Oprah) house in London.  The jokes were cringe-worthy, the outfits dreadful, but the wins endearing. This year’s BAFTA winners are: Film The least surprising win of the evening. 12 Years a Slave American Hustle Captain Phillips Gravity Philomena Outstanding British film […]

BAFTA 2014 Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 2014 EE British Academy Film Awards were announced this morning.  Where is Filth and James McAvoy in this list!? This year’s BAFTA nominees are: Film My money is on 12 Years a Slave for the win, but American Hustle and Philomena are in it with a chance.  Out of this lot, […]

2013: A Year in Film

by Joanna Orland I have seen a large quantity of films this year, and to ensure that all of my movie viewing has not been in vain, I present to you – 2013: A Year in Film – for your reading pleasure.  I will unfortunately have to exclude a few of the films I have […]

The 57th BFI London Film Festival

by Joanna Orland & Ruth Thomson This year’s BFI London Film Festival was less of a star-studded affair, and more about the films themselves. Key films featured at this year’s festival, reminding the audience and the world that the BFI London Film Festival is a strong contender on the world’s film festival circuit. Highlights included […]

12 Years A Slave

12 Years A Slave Directed by Steve McQueen Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch and Brad Pitt by Ruth Thomson Coming relatively hot on the heels of Tarantino’s Django Unchained and Spielberg’s Lincoln, Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave jumps headlong into the slave trade – heading south to the cotton plantations of Louisiana […]