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  • Brad Pitt is a wonderful father; it's a beautiful and sexy quality in a man: Angelina Jolie 15-04-2014 08:28 AM

    London: Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has revealed that she loves nothing more than watching his actor fiance Brad Pitt taking care of their six kids. Jolie, 38, who is yet to tie the knot with Pitt, said the '12 Years a Slave' star is a wonderful and loving father, reported...
  • Author of '12 Years a Slave' may have wandered around, died in a potter's field: Experts 17-03-2014 08:32 AM

    Saratoga Springs, New York: Historians know where Solomon Northup was born, where he lived and where he worked. They know whom he married and how many children he had. They know he played the fiddle and spent 12 years enslaved in the South before being freed. What historians don't know...
  • Utah trucker accused of keeping sex slaves 14-03-2014 11:22 AM

    A Utah truck driver kept sex slaves in his semitrailer for months at a time while he traveled the country, filing down their teeth, forcing them to alter their appearance and beating them until they nearly passed out, authorities said. Timothy Jay Vafeades, 54, made an initial appearance Wednesday in...
  • I never thought I'd win an Oscar, says Brad Pitt 05-03-2014 11:24 AM

    Los Angeles: Actor Brad Pitt says he never thought he would win an Oscar. The 50-year-old picked up the award as a producer for '12 Years a Slave'. "I don't know where I'm going to put it. I never thought I'd take one home, so I haven't thought that far...
  • New York Times corrects 161-year-old story about Solomon Northup, whose memoir is the basis of Oscar-winning '12 Years a Slave' 05-03-2014 11:16 AM

    The New York Times on Tuesday corrected a 161-year-old story about Solomon Northup, whose memoir was the basis for the Academy Award-winning movie "12 Years a Slave." The January 20, 1853, article, headlined "The Kidnapping Case," tells the story of Northup, a black man born free in the northern United...
  • New York Times offers correction for error made in story 161 years ago 04-03-2014 10:45 PM

    New York: The New York Times on Tuesday issued a correction for an error in a story that appeared in its pages 161 years ago about African-American Solomon Northup, whose memoir '12 Years a Slave' won the best picture Oscar this year. In an article that appeared on Januray 20,...
  • Oscars 2014: '12 Years A Slave', 'Her' win best screenplay 03-03-2014 12:11 PM

    Los Angeles: John Ridley's adapted screenplay for '12 Years a Slave' and Spike Jonze's original screenplay for 'Her' were awarded at the 86th Oscars ceremony here Sunday. Ridley's first Oscar has come to him courtesy the moving tale of Solomon Northup, a free black man living with his wife and...
  • Oscars 2014: Lupita Nyong'o wins best supporting actress 03-03-2014 08:50 AM

    Los Angeles: Lupita Nyong'o has won the Academy Award for best supporting actress for her harrowing portrayal of a slave who's caught her sadistic master's eye in '12 Years a Slave.' It was the first Oscar nomination for the 31-year-old Nyong'o, and she won it for her film debut. Not...
  • Lupita Nyong'o looks like a goddess in pale blue at Oscars 03-03-2014 06:38 AM

    New York: Amy Adams wore a strapless, dark blue Gucci couture gown and Hollywood's "it" fashion darling of the year, Lupita Nyong'o, showed up for the Oscars in a goddess look of ice-blue silk Sunday night. Nyong'o, atop the awards season's best-dressed lists as she made the rounds for '12...
  • Highlights: All the action from Hollywood's biggest night 03-03-2014 06:12 AM

    In true Hollywood fashion, the Academy Awards on Sunday promised a cliffhanger finale to the tight race for best picture Oscar between favorites '12 Years a Slave' and 'Gravity' but also a happier ending when it comes to the weather. After three days of heavy downpours soaked parts of the...
  • NAACP Image Awards: '12 Years A Slave' emerges as the big winner 23-02-2014 11:36 AM

    Los Angeles: '12 Years a Slave' swept the film categories at the NAACP Image Awards with four wins. The historical epic's prizes at Saturday's 45th annual ceremony honoring diversity in the arts included outstanding motion picture, directing for Steve McQueen, writing for John Ridley and supporting actress for Lupita Nyong'o....
  • Watch: Winners of the 2014 BAFTA awards 17-02-2014 11:51 PM

    The best film award was given to '12 Years a Slave'. 'Gravity' won the award for the British Film. Alfonso Cuaron won the award for best director, Chiwetel Ejiofor bagged the best actor award and Cate Blanchett won the best actress award. ...
  • BAFTAs 2014: The complete list of winners 17-02-2014 07:29 AM

    London: Winners of the 2014 British Academy Film Awards, presented on Sunday are: Film - "12 Years a Slave" British Film - "Gravity" Director - Alfonso Cuaron, "Gravity" Actor - Chiwetel Ejiofor, "12 Years a Slave" Actress - Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine" Supporting Actor - Barkhad Abdi, "Captain Phillips" Supporting...
  • BAFTAs 2014: '12 Years A Slave' wins Best Film 17-02-2014 07:16 AM

    London: The force of "Gravity" was strong at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday - but it was unflinching drama "12 Years a Slave" that took the top prize. Steve McQueen's visceral, violent story of a free black man kidnapped into servitude in the 19th-century U.S. South was named...
  • '12 Years A Slave' star Lupita Nyong'o doesn't depend on make-up for beauty 14-02-2014 04:02 PM

    London: Lupita Nyong'o, who made her debut with Steve McQueen's '12 Years A Slave', says beauty goes beyond make-up for her. Not only has the 30-year-old displayed incredible style choices throughout awards season, her beauty choices have been mesmerising too - the blue and purple eye make-up at the 2014...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'One By Two', '12 Years A Slave' and 'I, Frankenstein' 01-02-2014 12:17 PM

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'One By Two', '12 Years A Slave' and 'I, Frankenstein'. Also on the show, actors Parineeti Chopra and Sidharth Malhotra talk about their upcoming movie 'Hasi to Phasi'. ...
  • '12 Years A Slave' Tweet Review: A fantastic drama you don't want to miss 31-01-2014 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: '12 Years A Slave' is nominated in several categories for this year's Oscar Awards, and is all set to give a tough competition to films like 'Gravity' and 'American Hustle'. The film opened to positive criticism in the West and now it has hit the Indian screens. Directed...
  • 12 Years A Slave: Ejiofor or Fassbender, who will steal the show? 30-01-2014 03:01 PM

    New Delhi: Irish actor Michael Fassbender will be seen as a brutal plantation owner and slave master Edwin Epps in '12 Years A Slave'. He describes it as one of the most petrifying characters he has come across. The 36-year-old, who has been nominated in the best actor in a...
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor is a phenomenal actor: Keira Knightley 28-01-2014 05:58 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Keira Knightley is hoping that her 'Love Actually' co-star Chiwetel Ejiofor will win the best actor in a leading role category at the 86th Academy Awards for his performance as Solomon Northup in the movie '12 Years A Slave'. Ejiofor is up against Matthew McConaughey, Leonardo DiCaprio,...
  • China: 36-year-old man executed for keeping, murdering sex slaves 21-01-2014 06:27 PM

    A Chinese man, who kept six female sex slaves in a dungeon and killed two of them, was executed on Tuesday. According to the Luoyang Intermediate People's Court, Li Hao, 36, was convicted of murder, rape, illegal detention, organised prostitution and making porn videos for profit. He was sentenced to...
  • The Oscars 2014 race: The awards tally so far 21-01-2014 03:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Oscar Awards 2014 are going to take place on March 2, and there are some films which have been featured for several times in the nominations list. These films include the likes of 'Gravity', 'American Hustle', 'Her', '12 Years A Slave', 'Dallas Buyers Club', 'The Wolf of...
  • Brad Pitt doesn't want his children to watch '12 Years A Slave' 21-01-2014 10:46 AM

    Los Angeles: Actor Brad Pitt says he will not let his children watch '12 Years A Slave', which he has co-produced. The 50-year-old, who has six children - Maddox, 12, Pax, 10, Zahara, nine, Shiloh, seven, and Knox and Vivienne, five, however, may let his eldest son Maddox watch it....
  • '12 Years a Slave', 'American Hustle' win big at Critics Choice awards 18-01-2014 10:54 AM

    '12 Years a Slave,' Cate Blanchett and Matthew McConaughey were among big winners at the Critics Choice Movie Awards on Thursday, taking honors for best picture, actress and actor. The all-star 'American Hustle,' about 1970s corruption which earlier Thursday received 10 Oscar nominations, was named best comedy film, with Amy...
  • Oscars 2014: Nominations in the best film category 16-01-2014 08:25 PM

    New Delhi: The 86th annual Academy Award nominations for best motion picture have been announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The nominees announced Thursday morning are: '12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle,' 'Captain Phillips,' 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Gravity,' 'Her,' 'Nebraska,' 'Philomena,' 'The...
  • Oscars 2014 nominations: The live blog 16-01-2014 06:32 PM

    New Delhi: Films such as 'Gravity', 'American Hustle' and '12 Years A Slave' are set to lock horns for one last time before the final award ceremony on March 2, 2014. The nominations will churn out the final contenders for the prizes at an event which will be anchored by...
  • Oscars 2014: Meet the nominees 16-01-2014 04:35 PM

    The nominees of 2014 Academy Awards  have been announced, and as the  cine-goers had expected, films that left an impact on the viewers led the way.'The Wolf of the Wall Street' has been nominated for Best Film.  '12 Years a Slave' has been nominated for Best Picture. 'American Hustle' has been nominated for Best Picture.
  • Oscars 2014: 'Gravity', 'American Hustle' likely to lead the nominations 16-01-2014 03:09 PM

    New Delhi: The force of 'Gravity' may be about to exert itself on Hollywood's awards season. When Academy Award nominations are announced Thursday morning from Beverly Hills, Calif., Alfonso Cuaron's 3-D space adventure will likely rival '12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' in a close contest for most-nominated film....
  • Golden Globe Awards 2014: '12 Years A Slave' wins best drama 13-01-2014 09:29 AM

    New Delhi: '12 Years a Slave' has won the Golden Globe for best picture, drama. '12 Years a Slave' is a 2013 British-American historical drama and an adaptation of the eponymous 1853 autobiography by Solomon Northup, a New York native who was kidnapped in Washington, D.C. in 1841 The other...
  • Golden Globe Award 2014: Jered Leto wins best supporting actor for 'Dallas Buyers Club' 13-01-2014 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: Jared Leto has won the Golden Globe for best supporting actor in a movie for 'Dallas Buyers Club.' The other nominees Sunday night were Barkhad Abdi, 'Captain Phillips'; Daniel Bruhl, 'Rush'; Bradley Cooper, 'American Hustle'; and Michael Fassbender, '12 Years a Slave.' The 71st annual Golden Globes are...