Speaking on the phone in chilly November from his houseboat on the River Thames, cinematographer Sean Bobbitt was far away — both physically and spiritually — from the hot, steamy countryside of…
Steve McQueen will receive the director of the year award at the 25th annual Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival. The helmer is being honored for “12 Years a Slave” at the Jan. 4 gala, where the…
As a devout believer in Open Covenants, Openly Entered Into, I will not lie to you from the git-go: I do not merely hate all awards shows, I wish to see them beheaded, stakes driven through their…
Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" has a vast scope and an attention to detail that belies its fast, relatively low-budget shoot: 35 days and under $20 million. Director Steve McQueen says he likes…
Hans Zimmer's two late-2013 films couldn't possibly be more different: "Rush," a driving, in-your-face rock score for a competing pair of 1970s Formula One race car drivers, and "12 Years a Slave," a…
Variety Screening Series Q&A: Director Steve McQueen and the Cast of ’12 Years a Slave’ on the Importance of Creating an Accurate Historical Drama (VIDEO)
“12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen, actress Lupita Nyong’o, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Alfre Woodard discuss the Fox Searchlight drama.
J.C. Chandor ("All Is Lost"), Ryan Coogler ("Fruitvale Station"), Scott Cooper ("Out of the Furnace"), Steve McQueen ("12 Years a Slave") and John Wells ("August: Osage County") joined in a Focus on…
With his recent film “12 Years A Slave” garnering critical acclaim, director Steve McQueen is now eying the small screen for one of his latest projects. HBO has confirmed to Variety that it is…
Steve McQueen's hard-hitting slavery drama represents his boldest and thorniest essay yet on the uses and abuses of religion.
Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey were among the honorees at the Hollywood Film Awards.