Twelve Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave nominated for 13 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards

12 years a slave,chiwetel ejiofor,michael fassbenderThe Broadcast Film Critics Association has announced the nominations for the 19th annual Critics Choice Movie Awards.

12 Years a Slave has been nominated in 13 out of 28 categories, including Best Acting Ensemble and Best Picture. Congrats again to everyone!

BEST PICTURE
American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
Gravity
Her
Inside Llewyn Davis
Nebraska
Saving Mr. Banks
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE
American Hustle
August: Osage County
Lee Daniels’ The Butler
Nebraska
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street
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Seven Golden Globe nominations for 12 Years a Slave

The Golden Globes nominations were announced today, and congrats go out to Steve McQueen, John Ridley, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong’o, Michael Fassbender, Hans Zimmer, and everyone else who worked on the film. The full list of nominations is here.

twelve years a slave poster,chiwetel ejioforBest Motion Picture, Drama
12 Years a Slave
Captain Phillips
Gravity
Philomena
Rush

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Chiwetel Ejiofor,12 Years a Slave
Idris Elba, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
Robert Redford, All Is Lost

Best Director – Motion Picture
Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips
Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
Alexander Payne, Nebraska
David O. Russell, American Hustle
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12 Years a Slave leads SAG Awards nominations

12 Years a Slave has scored four SAG nominations, including best ensemble. Big congrats to all!

Chiwetel Ejiofor - 12 Years a SlaveOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
12 YEARS A SLAVE (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH / Ford
PAUL DANO / Tibeats
GARRET DILLAHUNT / Armsby
CHIWETEL EJIOFOR / Solomon Northup
MICHAEL FASSBENDER / Edwin Epps
PAUL GIAMATTI / Freeman
SCOOT McNAIRY / Brown
LUPITA NYONG’O / Patsey
ADEPERO ODUYE / Eliza
SARAH PAULSON / Mistress Epps
BRAD PITT / Bass
MICHAEL KENNETH WILLIAMS / Robert
ALFRE WOODARD / Mistress Shaw
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New 12 Years a Slave behind-the-scenes video

Deadline posted an exclusive new BTS featurette on YouTube a few days ago. The clip contains short interviews with Steve McQueen, Dede Gardner, and most of the main cast:

12 Years a Slave is out in a limited release next week. It doesn’t open wide until November 1, so check your local listings to see which release date applies in your area.

New teaser:

12 Years a Slave wins People’s Choice Award at TIFF

Great news from the Toronto Film Festival, just in:

garret dillahunt,twelve years a slave12 Years a Slave was named the top audience prize winner at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday.

The Steve McQueen-directed film now numbers among previous TIFF audience award winners like Slumdog Millionaire, American Beauty and Silver Linings Playbook that received a lift in Toronto on their way to Academy Awards glory.

Fox Searchlight will release 12 Years a Slave in theaters on Oct. 18. The film had its world premiere on September 6 at the Princess of Wales Theater. – THR

Big congrats to the cast and crew!

Meanwhile, the film has been added to the Hamptons International Film Festival, and will be screened there on Oct. 14. Details here.