Director Steve McQueen is basking in the glory of his Independent Spirit Awards sweep and Oscars win for 12 Years a Slave. While we wait to hear where the filmmaker will be leading us next, take a look at this video essay featuring McQueen discussing the power of cinema.
For the British filmmaker, movies have to be about “an urgency, a necessity.” The Turner Prize-winning artist has… Continue reading Watch: '12 Years a Slave' Director Steve McQueen Explains Why He Never Wants to Make His Films Friendly
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Lionsgate – Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVDDirector: Francis LawrenceCast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Stanley Tucci. Full cast + crew
As someone who just plain didn’t see the same things in first Hunger Games that caused everyone to fall in love with the franchise, I hope it carries extra weight when I say Catching Fire is actually a pretty solid, entertaining, and intelligent piece of… Continue reading New on DVD/Blu-ray: '12 Years a Slave' and 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Both Hit Home
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Things get heated during awards season, but an event at the awards ceremony for… Continue reading '12 Years a Slave' Director Steve McQueen Heckled During Awards Ceremony
The year 2013 has been an incredible one for cinema, so as a fun alternative to your typical end-of-the-year lists, we’ve decided to celebrate our favorite movies by pairing them together. So from now until the end of December, we’ll be periodically spotlighting movies as part of our new Best Double Features of 2013 series.
The Double Feature: 12 Years a Slave and The Act