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Oscar-winning "12 Years a Slave" follows the true life story of Solomon Northup , the New York State citizen -- a free man -- who was kidnapped and made to work on a plantation in New Orleans in the 1800s.
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Photo provided by Fox Searchlight -- Michael Fassbender, left, Lupita Nyong'o and Chiwetel Ejiofor act out a scene from '12 Years A Slave.'
MARCH 06, 2014 02:00. . "Black power" is dominating Hollywood. After a series of movies featuring black actors playing leading roles, Steve McQueen, the African-American director of "12 Years a Slave," became the first black filmmaker to win the Oscar for best picture at Sunday`s Academy Awards.
The biggest movie awards of the year have been handed out and " 12 Years a Slave " received this year's highest honor, best picture.
On one level, it was no surprise that veteran record company executive Gil Friesen was drawn to the theme of "20 Feet From Stardom," the film about backup singers that won the Oscar for documentary feature Sunday night.
Threshold is available for free viewing at FilmOn.com. The channel presents its viewers, as its tagline suggests, "[t]he ultimate Sci-Fi channel for films and TV shows."
There's a line in the song "So Lonely" by The Police that seems relevant when discussing the Academy Awards: "No surprise, no mystery."
Directed by British director Steve McQueen, the film is based on a true story and stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northup, a free man who was kidnapped into slavery in the South.
This was the long road towards who was destined to walk away with the Oscar at the 86th Academy Awards on March 2, 2014 last night.
In the Hollywood tradition, movies glance at slavery from the peripheries of sanitized tales of white Southerners.
An article on 22 February said that surgeon Sudip Sarker continued to operate for more than a year after concerns were raised about the quality of his work in June 2012.
Television personality Ellen DeGeneres poses by her star after it was unveiled on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California September 4, 2012.
Even as Hollywood is getting drenched with much needed rain, it's also preparing for its biggest day of the year.
Foreign Secretary William Hague will travel to Kiev today to meet Ukraine's interim leaders as the crisis in the former Soviet country escalates ever closer to war.