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.
After a blustery few days of torrential downpours, Hollywood appears ready for smooth sailing at the Academy Awards.
“12 Years a Slave” rolled at the Spirit Awards, winning five awards including best feature at the annual independent film celebration.
Some of the biggest names in Hollywood were on hand Monday for the annual Academy Awards nominees luncheon in Beverly Hills.
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.
It was certainly a Christmas to remember for Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves.