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Historical drama 12 Years A Slave claimed three coveted awards, including Best Picture, at the 2014 Oscars, but the force of Gravity also proved to be unstoppable as the sci-fi thriller won seven of the 10 Academy Awards for which is was nominated.
Steve McQueen’s slavery odyssey, based on Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir, has been hailed as a landmark corrective to the movie industry’s long omission of slavery stories.
“12 Years a Slave” rolled at the Spirit Awards, winning five awards including best feature at the annual independent film celebration.
The writers of “American Hustle,” “Blue Jasmine,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Her” and “Nebraska” are vying for best original screenplay Saturday at the Writers Guild of America Awards.
Jared Leto talks about his work in ‘Dallas Buyers Club,’ his point of view as a short-film director, and offers insight into the recently released documentary ‘Artifact.’
Sandra Bullock shared the painful results of Googling herself, Meryl Streep shadowboxed on-stage, and Tom Hanks braced for awards season’s “celebrity mule train” at the year’s first glitzy Hollywood gala.
Despite a string of summertime flops, Hollywood is expected to have a banner year at the domestic box office, coming in just shy of $11 billion, the largest annual take ever. But because of higher ticket prices, actual attendance at North American theaters remained flat after a decade of decline.