Posts tagged "12 years a slave"

The Oscar Best Picture Nominees As Pie Charts

I’m starting to get very, very concerned that “American Hustle,” the most boring overrated movie of the year (“The Wolf of Wall Street” is the most entertaining over-rated movie of the year, by comparison),…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 1, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Lupita Nyong’o: “There Is No Shame In Black Beauty”

Yetsreday ESSENCE magazine bestowed Lupita Nyong’o the Best Breakthrough Performance Award at their 2014 Black Women in Hollywood luncheon for her Oscar-nominated performance in “12 Years A Slave.”


Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue Has Equal Number Of Black & White Stars On The Cover

Vanity Fair’s annual Hollywood Issue hits stands any day now, but the cover image has already hit the internet. The three-page-gatefold cover (the third page of the gatefold is after the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 3, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Her Best Looks: Lupita Nyong’o

Y’all, I have a new style crush and it is serious. Her work in “12 Years A Slave” is astounding and more than worthy of winning her an Academy Award, but I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 21, 2014 - 9:00 am

Here Are The Nominees For The 2014 Academy Awards!

This morning, the nominees for the 2014 Academy Awards were announced. For the most part, the nominees were expected, and there were few noticeable snubs — though I am still…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 16, 2014 - 10:20 am

Italy Promotes “12 Years A Slave” With White Actors Instead Of Its Critically Acclaimed (And Black!) Star Chiwetel Ejiofor

The movie “12 Years A Slave” is being heralded as one of the best films of the year, is expected to be nominated for an Oscar for Best Picture, and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 23, 2013 - 3:30 pm

James Franco Reviews “12 Years A Slave” For VICE But Not Without A Complaint About The Blowjob In “Shame”

“[As the sex addict in Shame] he wasn’t such an addict in my opinion … I mean, what did he do? Watch porn and screw a handful of people a week?

Jessica Wakeman | November 14, 2013 - 9:20 am

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: See “12 Years A Slave,” Make Eggplant Parm Lasagna & Polka Dot Some Pumpkins

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 20, 2013 - 12:00 pm