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Steve McQueen (director)

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  • Cannes: Glacier, Roskino Unspool Footage From 'Heist'

    Adrien Brody and producer Vladimir Poliakov are in Cannes to present footage to buyers from "American Heist," a remake of 1959 Steve McQueen starrer "The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery." The film, which is directed by Sarik Andreasyan, follows two troubled...
  • Could the Next Chief of U.K.'s Film4 be an American?

    CANNES -- The favorite game among the Brit pack in Cannes is guessing who will be Tessa Ross' successor as Film4 chief, and a surprising choice has emerged: former Focus Features boss James Schamus. Whether he'd be interested is another matter, but...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Timbuktu'

    In the hands of a master, indignation and tragedy can be rendered with clarity yet subtlety, setting hysteria aside for deeper, more richly shaded tones. Abderrahmane Sissako is just such a master, and while previous films have showcased his skill at...
  • Exit of Film4 Topper Creates Worry in British Biz

    Channel 4's movie arm Film4 is one of the pillars of the British film industry, alongside BBC Films and the British Film Institute, so when its longtime chief Tessa Ross recently said she would be stepping down, it sent a frisson through the biz. Ben...
  • Nicole Garcia To Head Cannes' Camera d'or Jury

    PARIS -- France's Nicole Garcia, a well-regarded actress-turned-director who has worked with many of French cinemas greats, will serve as president of the Cannes Festival's Camera d'or Award jury. Created in 1978, the Camera d'or prizes the best...
  • More Republican Voters Than Democrats Disagree with '12 Years of Slave' Oscar: Poll

    It looks like Democrats are more welcoming to the idea of "12 Years a Slave" being named best picture at the Academy Awards than Republicans, according to a recent poll. In a survey released by Public Policy Polling, the organization asked 1,152...
  • Michael Phillips on 2013 screenplays up for Oscars

    Michael Phillips on 2013 screenplays up for Oscars
    Oscar-nominated or not, a screenplay remains a halfway thing until it goes before the cameras. Similarly, a movie is only a movie until the post-screening discussion, whether that discussion takes place in your head, alone, or with strangers in a room. At...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' Kevin Hart winners at NAACP Image Awards

    "12 Years a Slave," director Steve McQueen's harrowing depiction of slavery in America, won top motion picture honors at the 45th NAACP Image Awards on Saturday evening at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Lupita Nyong'o won in the supporting actress...
  • Oscar race up in air as 'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' '12 Years' log wins

     Oscar race up in air as 'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' '12 Years' log wins
    When Oscar nominations were announced last week, "Gravity" and "American Hustle" led the field, each winning 10. "12 Years a Slave" was right behind them with nine nominations. Then "Hustle" won the Screen Actors Guild Award for ensemble last Saturday,...
  • Gravitas, 'Gravity' dominate

    Gravitas, 'Gravity' dominate
    Confounding the Oscar pundits who predicted levity over gravity, not to mention levity over “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave” won the Academy Award on Sunday for best film of 2013. “Gravity,” by far the biggest popular...
  • At Oscar after-parties, stars old and new mingle

    At Oscar after-parties, stars old and new mingle
    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — If you’re curious about the big difference between Oscar night’s two main after-parties, the Governors Ball and the Vanity Fair party, consider this: The buzzy happening at the Governors Ball, the academy&...
  • Oscars 2014: Architecture's precise role in Steve McQueen's films

    Oscars 2014: Architecture's precise role in Steve McQueen's films
    The Statue of Liberty is filthy. Rust stains on the copper. Dirt in the folds of her gown. In need of a good scrubbing. I learned this from watching "Static," a 2009 video installation by British artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen that is shot from a...