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Steve McQueen

‘12 Years A Slave’ Puts Spotlight On Hollywood’s Approach To Race

By John Horn, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Was it ultimately a race about race? The best picture Oscar is meant to honor the year’s greatest achievement in film, and 12 Years a Slave had no shortage of supporters before winning the top honor Sunday. But for all the film’s artistry, the undercurrent of many […]

March 5, 2014

Steve McQueen Has Tirelessly Promoted ’12 Years A Slave’

By John Horn, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Not long after Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave premiered at the Telluride Film Festival last August, a friend cautioned the British director that his movie was “more important than you.” It turned out to be far truer than anyone, including McQueen, might have guessed. Nearly half […]

February 28, 2014