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  • Steve McQueen films '12 Years a Slave' on familiar territory

    Steve McQueen films '12 Years a Slave' on familiar territory
    9 MILE POINT, La. — Director Steve McQueen was just a few yards from modern civilization — in this case, an air-conditioned sports utility vehicle that had brought him some 45 minutes from New Orleans — but as he looked around a...
  • '12 Years a Slave' receives a hero's welcome in New Orleans

    '12 Years a Slave' receives a hero's welcome in New Orleans
    NEW ORLEANS -- "This movie," director Steve McQueen said, "should have 'Made in New Orleans' stamped on it." Thanks to Louisiana's generous tax credits, it's a claim that countless films could make. But "12 Years a Slave," opening next Friday, has a...
  • Review: McQueen's '12 Years a Slave' impressive, and hard to watch

     Review: McQueen's '12 Years a Slave' impressive, and hard to watch
    When a director who never ever blinks takes on a horrific subject, a nightmare in broad daylight is the inevitable result. Welcome, if that is the right word, to the world of "12 Years a Slave." Based on an 1853 memoir detailing the appalling...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Oct. 14-18, 2013)

    A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. 12 Years a Slave Distributor: Fox Searchlight Had Steve McQueen not already christened his previous picture thus, "Shame" would have been the perfect one-word title to capture the gut-...
  • 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' and NC-17 ratings in history

    This week, "Blue Is the Warmest Color," the sexually explicit lesbian love story that won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, becomes the latest high-profile movie to be released with an NC-17 rating from the Motion Picture Assn. of America. ...
  • Michael Fassbender is poised to strike

    Michael Fassbender is poised to strike
    This movie season, Michael Fassbender keeps getting lectured on the ways of the world. By an unlikely teacher. The German-born, Ireland-raised actor plays cruel plantation owner Epps in the period drama "12 Years a Slave," in which Brad Pitt, as a...
  • Jennifer Lawrence to star in adaptation of 'Rules of Inheritance'

    Jennifer Lawrence to star in adaptation of 'Rules of Inheritance'
    Academy Award winner -- and "Girl on Fire" -- Jennifer Lawrence will star in and produce "The Rules of Inheritance," Deadline Hollywood confirms.  The film is an adaptation of Claire Bidwell's Smith 2012 memoir of the same title, about her parents'...
  • Trailer for Steve McQueen's '12 Years a Slave' debuts

    Trailer for Steve McQueen's '12 Years a Slave' debuts
    "I don't want to survive," Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) says in "12 Years a Slave," the new film from British director Steve McQueen. "I want to live." Based on a true story of a free man who is abducted from the North and sold into slavery in the...
  • Visual arts: Year's exhibitions were both ambitious and unpredictable

    Visual arts: Year's exhibitions were both ambitious and unpredictable
    The year 2012 brought exhibitions that were ambitious, unpredictable and sometimes downright messy — but when it comes to art, these are all good things. What's more, all that disheveled enthusiasm wasn't solely confined to the alternative spaces...
  • Artist Steve McQueen's work is what it is: Not as it seems

    Artist Steve McQueen's work is what it is: Not as it seems
    The celebrated British artist Steve McQueen has made two feature films in the past few years. "Hunger" won the Camera d'Or at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival for its vision of Irish Republican Army bomber Bobby Sands, and the hunger strike that ended his...
  • Matthew McConaughey's NC-17 'Killer Joe' posts so-so opening

    Matthew McConaughey's NC-17 'Killer Joe' posts so-so opening
    Did a prohibitive NC-17 rating stop moviegoers from seeing "Killer Joe" at theaters this weekend? Maybe. The film, which stars Matthew McConaughey as a Dallas detective who also kills people for money, debuted in limited release this weekend and...
  • High hopes, low notes for film world's NC-17 rating

     High hopes, low notes for film world's NC-17 rating
    In the late '80s a thunderbolt of inspiration struck Jack Valenti, longtime chief of the Motion Picture Assn. of America: What if his organization got rid of the X rating, besmirched by years of misappropriation by hard-core exploitation films, and...