The halo of a Best Picture Oscar win extends even to the relatively new Digital HD release window, as “12 Years a Slave” is discovering. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment reported a 200%…
12 Years a Slave
In the wake of the Oscar picture win for “12 Years a Slave,” exhibitors are clamoring to book the film in theaters even though it hits homevid shelves Tuesday. As of mid-afternoon on Monday, the Fox…
An unimpeachable choice for best picture, a diverse slate of winners and a refreshingly off-the-cuff host made this one of the more notable Oscarcasts in recent memory.
The Oscar victories for "12 Years a Slave," "Gravity" and "Dallas Buyers Club" transcend their combined 13 trophies; they offer examples of successful risk-taking in subject matter, technology and…
In a nail-biting photo finish, “12 Years a Slave” was crowned best picture of the 86th Academy Awards, besting the night's most popular film, “Gravity,” which won a total of seven awards. But that…
John Ridley's Oscar win for adapted script for “12 Years a Slave” culminates more than two decades in Hollywood for the Milwaukee-born writer. Ridley began his thank-yous by singling out a sitcom…
With her Oscar win for her searing portrayal of Patsey in “12 Years a Slave,” Lupita Nyong'o became the 15th actress to win an Oscar in her film debut. The 30-year-old joins such notables as Barbra…
If our reviewers had ballots, here's how they would vote in the top eight categories.
In the third of three spirited Oscar debates, Variety's critics favor three different films for best picture.