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The Year's Most Buzzed-About Performance

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Hogan | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment

TORONTO -- Chiwetel Ejiofor may not be an American, but he still feels linked to the events depicted in "12 Years a Slave." "I always thought of s...

Slavery Horrors Shown Like Never Before

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.11.2013 | Entertainment

TORONTO — In Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave," Solomon Northop, a free man from upstate New York who's kidnapped and sold into slavery in Loui...

Can Hollywood Push Movie Discussions Beyond Race?

Neil Parmar | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment
Neil Parmar

Even when asked, not all actors and directors at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) are engaging with reporters on questions about red carpet designer wear or what their shots are at getting an Oscar nod.

Why Are There Not More Movies On American Slavery?

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2013 | Black Voices

By Mary Milliken TORONTO, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Set in the plantations of sweltering southern Louisiana and based on the 1853 memoir of a...

Is The Oscar Race ALREADY Over?

Mike Hogan | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Hello, Mike! I'm not even sure we should have this chat -- or any other this Oscar season -- since the Best Picture winner at the 86th annual Academy Awards is "12 Years A Slave."

'12 Years A Slave' and 'Gravity' Roar Through TIFF

Mike Ryan | Posted 11.07.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

We are now on the third full day of the Toronto International Film Festival. And, yes, the "big guns" of the festival are starting to roll out. In this batch alone, I saw all three of my most anticipated movies of the festival: Gravity, Dallas Buyers Club and 12 Years a Slave. Anyway, enough with the chit chat (though I do miss you, America), let's talk about these movies.

Pitt And Others Reflect On '12 Years A Slave'

AP | ROB MERRILL | Posted 11.07.2013 | Entertainment

TORONTO — The upcoming film "12 Years a Slave" is a harrowing look at slavery, but its stars, including Brad Pitt, say it's a subject that needs...

The Next 'Schindler's List'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.09.2013 | Entertainment

One week after "12 Years A Slave" debuted at the Telluride Film Festival to rave reviews, Steve McQueen's film won even greater acclaim after its offi...

The State Of The Oscar Race (Already)

Mike Hogan | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Hello, Mike! Just last Friday, you and I were standing in the office and wondering where this year's awards contenders were hiding. (After all, by that Friday last year, "Argo" had already debuted.) Then "12 Years A Slave" premiered at the Telluride Film Festival that night, and we received our answer.

The Year's First Must-See Movie

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment

On the last Friday in August of 2012, Ben Affleck's "Argo" made a surprise debut at the Telluride Film Festival. The film was met with rapturous revie...

10 Performances To Watch This Fall

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment

The fall movie going season offers a bevy of hotly anticipated performances – some from famous faces, others from less familiar ones. Here are 1...

Incredible First Trailer For '12 Years A Slave'

Posted 07.16.2013 | Entertainment

The first trailer for "12 Years A Slave," the star-studded new film from director Steve McQueen, has been released by Fox Searchlight. "12 Years A ...

James Bond Will (Probably) Return... in November 2012

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Be not shaken nor stirred 007 fans, James Bond will indeed be back. Buried in a Bloomberg article detailing MGM's bankruptcy filings, there is a nugget that states MGM intends to have another James Bond film in theaters.

Salt: A Mayor Koch Review

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

She's got big lips... some think they're beautiful. I just think they're big lips. But either way, she still can't pull off playing a wonder woman, which is what Angelina Jolie attempts to do in Salt.

Movie Review: Salt

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

From start to finish, Salt is the very definition of a solid summer popcorn movie: fast, exciting, suspenseful, adrenalized -- and, most important, smart.

New 'Salt' Trailer: Angelina Jolie A Gun-Toting Fighter (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Angelina Jolie kicks some butt in the new trailer for her summer movie 'Salt,' in which she plays a CIA agent on the run trying to clear her name afte...

Director Roland Emmerich Give Us Something to Look Forward to in 2012

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Roland Emmerich doesn't seem megalomaniacal. In fact, he seems so unassuming that you just want to grab him a beer and sit in rapt attention as he tells how he destroyed the world, again.