12 Years a Slave Review

The Flick: In one of their more serious film discussions, Bill and Erin review a film that has Oscar potential written all over it. The story follows, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, who is drugged, abducted and sold into slavery. Watch as they discuss this stark and smashingly effective melodrama and its players.

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Release Date: October 18, 2013
Directed by: Steve McQueen (Not THAT one…although, could you imagine how different this film would be? Ejiofor would be stealing away from Fassbender in a ‘68 Ford Mustang 390 GT 2+2 Fastback!!)
Based on “Twelve Years a Slave” by main character, Solomon Northup
Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sarah Paulson, Lupita Nyong’o, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti and introducing Brad Pitt
Music by: Hans Zimmer
Filmed in: Louisiana, USA