Film Review: 12 Years A Slave

Posted on by 5WC in Film

Anybody who has a passing interest in cinema, film and movies will know that as January steams forward at a rapid pace, it can only mean one thing – awards season. And this year, it’s 12 Years a Slave that is, along with Gravity, leading the way.

Whether it is Chiwetel Ejiofor in the title role, Lupita Nyong’o supporting as Patsey, Steve McQueen and his growing reputation for feature film direction and production that no longer can be tagged as style over substance, the whole film is just being lifted higher and higher, with more accolades and awards every time a red carpet is rolled out.

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