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12 Years a Slave: Lost in Space

12 Years a Slave: Lost in Space

by Jake Kring-Schreifels The local cinema is currently housing several movies that are about spaces grand and beautiful as much as they are about isolation and detachment. Without even considering Robert Redford’s latest venture in All is Lost, Paul Greengrass’s Captain Phillips and Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity tackle both the infinitudes and limits of water and

51st New York Film Festival Review: ’12 Years a Slave’

By now, the early adoration of British video artist turned feature film Director Steve McQueen‘s unflinching take on the experiences of the pre-20th Century South, ‘12 Years a Slave‘ is well documented and universally consensed as being a foremost representation of the era. From its premiere at Telluride to successful runs in Toronto and, now, the

U.S. Premiere of Director Steve McQueen’s ’12 YEARS A SLAVE’ at the 51ST NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

The U.S. premiere of Steve McQueen’s new film, ‘12 Years A Slave‘, on Tuesday, October 8th at the New York Film Festival. McQueen will be on hand to present the film along with cast members, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong’o, Adepero Oduye, Paul Dano and Alfre Woodard. The 17-day New York Film Festival highlights

Interview: Eugene Jarecki (Director- ‘The House I Live In’)

Filmed in more than twenty states, ‘The House I Live In‘ captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels of America’s War on Drugs. From the dealer to the grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, the film offers a penetrating look inside America’s longest war, offering a

The Top 10 Films of 2012

1. Zero Dark Thirty Read Our Review – HERE – The 2012 reteaming of ‘The Hurt Locker’ director/writer duo of Katherine Bigelow and Mark Boal brings an unflinching, unapologetic look at the decade long international man hunt for 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden.  Marked by the so-hot-you-can-feel-it cinematography of Greig Fraser (also appearing here by

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