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12 Years a Slave is a movie starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Kenneth Willi.

Ams, and Michael Fassbender. In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northu.

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  1. BackFire BackFire says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUB Years a Slave tells the true story of Solomon Northup an educated and free black man living in New York during the s who gets abducted shipped to the south and sold into slavery It is a film that stimulates at both an emotional level and an intellectual one Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Solomon Northup Hes been a that guy actor for sometime – film goers may know his face but not his name After this film his name will be known He gives uite simply the best performance from a leading actor since Daniel Day Lewis in There Will Be Blood Because of his characters position as a slave he is usually unable to speak his mind unless he is prepared to be beaten As a result Ejiofor is force


  2. thamanidelgardo thamanidelgardo says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBchitchens fan • hours ago △ ▽ − Well to begin I cannot remember the last time I could not get up at the end of a movie I literally could not rise up from my seat My body felt as though it were being weighed down by something considerably larger and heavier than myself History had its way with me I am an African American woman Thank you Mr Mcueen Mr Ejiofor Ms Nyongo Ms Paulson and others and yes even Mr Fassbender I am not a film critic nor a movie hobbyist although I try to stay current but what I am is a human being trying to understand the various problems and issues within our country This movie is a potent reminder of why we are where we are as a society today How man can be so unflinchingly cruel to his fellow man especially if


  3. dvc dvc says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBA random and encounter has led Solomon Northup from living freely in New York to being kidnapped and sold into slavery in Louisiana getting handed over to various slave owners There Solomon witnesses numerous acts of cruelty that no man should ever faceAs I stared at the movie screen with full dread I was reeling back at certain scenes I had just witnessed There were good films and television shows about slavery before and they had various nuances at how to tackle slavery This film is part of said resurgence of the sub genre hot on the heels of Django Unchained and The Butler But while the former relinuishes on Spaghetti Western entertainmentthan attempting to address the issue in a political light as the latter Steve Mcueens Years a Slave shuts those two up and perhaps the entire sub genre for good I doubt any fu


  4. LetwitJr LetwitJr says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBI attended the premiere of Years a Slave at the Toronto International Film Festival Having no tickets we had to wait close to hours hoping they might let us in I have to say it was definitely worth the wait and it is hands down the best film Ive seen at the festival The film is based on the real story of Solomon Northup played by Chiwetel Ejiofor a free black man living in New York who is abducted and sold into slavery in Louisiana As the film begins we are exposed to his talent as a musician he plays the violin and get a glimpse of the life he leads with his wife and two children All is well until he meets two men who seem taken by his music and want to bring him along with them so he can play at various events When Solomon wakes up in chains his dark journey starts and the film never lets you take a breakIf youve seen Mcueens other works then youor less know what kind of movie to expect if you havent then please stop reading and watch Hunger and Shame Years a Slave is dark and


  5. ClaytonDavis ClaytonDavis says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBRead MoreThe Awards Circuit One of the things that have been thrown around for months now is the notion that awards season voting bodies wont respond to i


  6. hal hal says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBI just saw this at LFF It is a brilliant piece of cinema Clearly its central theme is slavery and the depravity human nature can so easily reach but it has many other small moments that trigger thoughts about wider issues the role of religion being one for example It is violent and in some respects awful to watch but this is the story of Solomon Northup told truthfully There is nothing


  7. peibeck peibeck says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBDirector Steve Mcueen has gathered a talented cast a compelling plot idea and a wonderful cinematographer and then snuffed the life from them with his clinical detached directing style that robs wh


  8. tigerfish tigerfish says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBConsidering the social and economic importance of slavery in Americas history the scarcity of serious films depicting the daily life of slaves in the Confederate States is significant especially since the after effects from this shameful episode still echo through the culture Years a Slave is based upon the memoirs of Solomon Northup who endured a hellish period of enslavement in Louisiana which is backed up by legal recordsThe story begins with him living with wife and children in upstate New York as a free


  9. SergeantTibbs SergeantTibbs says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBIf any contemporary director deserves to be in the mainstream spotlight without compromising their style its Steve Mcueen His debut Hunger already had the hand of a confident filmmaker taking a fly on the wall style to the grimy art house Shame was one of the finest films of its year for its impeccable depiction of an addiction to one of humanitys primal survival instincts resulting in self destruction Im so happy that his latest film has gracefully conuered early Oscar favourites from the output of David O Russell Martin Scorsese and the now delayed film from George Clooney to become this years Oscar frontrunner During its festival run when the buzz first began I took it upon myself to read the screenplay While I can usually sink scripts within a few hours the poetic density of Years A Slave took several sittings across a week or two Even on the page it was a harrowing exhausting experience Its a film that needs a have a gut to t


  10. gsygsy gsygsy says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBIts rare that a movie lives up to its hype even rarer that the hype is transcended by the actual achievement YEARS A SLAVE does both Aided by powerful performances and cinematography director Mcueen exposes the barbarity of dehumanisation of treating


  11. robinbishop robinbishop says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUB Years a Slave — a biopic about a black fiddler in NY who somehow wound up a slave in Louisiana from until the law rescued him in —is the nearly universally acclaimed front runner for the Best Picture Oscar Yet its built upon a fourth rate screenplay that might have embarrassed Horatio Alger Years a Slave is hailed by critics as a long awaited breakthrough that finally dares to mention the subject of slavery after decades of the entertainment industry being controlled by the SouthThe message behind the ongoing enshrinement of the rather amateurish Years a Slave is that the cultural w


  12. Ajtlawyer Ajtlawyer says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBI was hoping to really enjoy Years a Slave but wasnt expecting a hr long movie of very long ponderous slow camera shots of nature and hardly any compelling dialog or character development This was then broken up seemingly every minutes by a savage flogging or a vicious rape or some other sadistic cruelty being inflicted on the movies hero the hapless Solomon a freeman sold into slavery and the other slaves Except for Brad Pitts Canadian abolitionist and a gentleman from Solomons home town virtually every white character in this movie is portrayed as the very embodiment of evil No nuance nothing but unremitting sadismA lot of people seem to be comparing this movie to Schindlers List although I cant understand why In List you had the compelling story of Schi


  13. thewoman thewoman says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBOne of our partners was invited to TIFF for the premiere of Life of Crime so I was lucky to be able to tag along with him and watch these two great films along with The Lunchbox I didnt initially even think of writing a review because I would hate to discuss something that the majority of the public hasnt seen yet because public opinion would be limited But seeing the reviews that some have published has pushed me to write a review of my ownIn the beginning the movie moves semi fast as far as getting into the central plot but not too fast that you dont get the opportunity to assess the characters In fact by the time Solomon Ejiofor is sold into slavery in my opinion his demeanor education and his family are established enough for you to invest enough emotion into him that by the end of the film you care enough about him to wonder if he and his family will ever be reunitedI dont understand how someone can say that they were bored because they


  14. nellie english nellie english says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBOnce again Hollywood waves its sanctimonious wand over history with this glossy movie about slavery in the United States Like a self righteous teetotaler telling off an alcoholic it is a sentimental holier than thou piece that challenges you to criticize it or youre a racist too Following in the footsteps of Django it uses the excuse of history and a worthy theme to justify gratuitous scenes of violence The film begins in the home of the central character Solomon Northop a free black man who lives a genteel life with his family in New York The director is clearly eager to get to the gory bits though and within the first ten minutes Solomon has been kidnapped enslaved and the audience


  15. maxtout maxtout says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBSolomon Northup suffered many degradations after being unlawfully forced into slavery in the American Deep South during the s and s He contributed to a ghost written book detailing his tragic experiences This movie is based on that bookThe film is relentless in its depiction of the despicable white men and women tha


  16. iamchrisallan iamchrisallan says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUB Years A Slave is nominated for all the awards and talked about with huge praise Well sorry but having just seen it I have to disagree Its hrs mins of hardshipWe have seen powerful films in the past that have dealt with injustice and suffering films like Schindlers List The Color Purple The Killing Fields etc but all these have managed to get across the horror and suffering whilst keeping me engaged Unfortunately Years was just sufferingI felt the film really dragged Much has been written about how Steve Mcueen is very brave to hold shots for a long time The film is littered with shots that linger for an age while little or nothing happens and I say that if you notice that a shot is long then its too long and doesnt work Surely if this was a good thing you wouldnt notice


  17. secondtake secondtake says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUB Years a Slave Who can possibly argue against the power of this kind of movie and the injustice that it waves as a welcome reminder? Superbly directed and acted especially leading man Chiwetel Ejofor playing Solomon Northup and set with high levels of realism in pre Civil War America there is little to separate what the filmmakers intended and what they achieved A work of excellenceIt is not however uite the masterpiece it might have been I dont mean the story or the level of competence here at all I mean the way the story is told the choice to simply tell it like it wasThat means that the presentation is uite linear excepting a few gratuitous flashbacks that seem like a last minute editing decision And uncomplicated This is the b


  18. jsmith jsmith says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBWhere to begin? OK by stating the simple facts The history here is distorted beyond all measure st century sensibilities seen through the lens of sterilized political correctness make this film practically unwatchable from beginning to the oh will it ever come? end Every white character is a one dimensional pastiche of evil while conversely its only black people who possess anything approaching morality and basic human decency It wears out and wears thin very rapidly indeedSteve Mcueen a director whose previous work I admired got this film all wrong He needed to do many things to put this film on the right track from the get go But most of all he needed to work with a script whi


  19. zquintofan zquintofan says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBLet me start off by saying that I like a good movie based on a true story like Schindlers List The Butler A Beautiful Mind We Bought A Zoo etc etc Im also fully aware that not all events will be entirely factual so when I went into this movie I wasnt going in expecting accuracy in any form What I did go in expecting was a good performance by great actors and I must say the acting was fantastic but unfortunately the rest of the film was a complete train wreck I felt it had potential at first and then that feeling uickly dissipa


  20. ferguson ferguson says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBGreetings again from the darkness Should this be labeled a historical drama? Is it one mans extraordinary tale of strength and survival? Does this fall into the art film category that so divides the movie going public? The answer to all is YES and I would add that its a masterfully crafted film with exuisite story telling stunning photography and top notch acting throughoutThe movie is based on the real life and writings of Solomon Northrup a free man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery from Northrups story provides us a loo


  21. nigel denning nigel denning says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBIm really going to be the exception here and pan this film I was no non plussed about it that I can barely be bothered to review it properly The amount of dead space for example a second scene showing Soloman just looking at the scenery was astonishing any other director would have dealt with the subject matter in about minutes Both my girlfriend and I were close to walking out with the boredomBut we didnt because we were expecting the stage to be set for a finale whereby through complex legal machinations the injustice is uncovered and Soloman is reunited with his family So what complex genius might effect his release? He writes a letter to a friend A LETTER Geni


  22. carrothandvo carrothandvo says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBso incredible the trailers dont do any justice to the film its so powerful lingering unconventional it presents so many variables to that system one might not consider the situations they show linger and you get the full effect of them too you really get the sense that it is based on an account characters will appear and vanish they will not have little arcs and get give the audience satisfaction it just is what it is nothing is edited to bits either this film is the work of a geniusand about the musical selection good lord there are long bouts of silence and parts where it just freaks you out it was really effective and hypnotizing I was surprised to see Hans Zimmerman did the music this is far beyond anything Ive heard from him Not the usual inception foghorns or military hum drum also a great deal of real folksongs incorporated into it I love when fi


  23. parallelprojection parallelprojection says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBDirected by Steve Mcueen and staring Chiwetel Ejiofor Michael Fassbender Benedict CUmberbatch newcomer Lupita Nyongo and a ton of other stars Years a Slave is based on the memoir of Solomon Northup a freeman who was living in Saratoga NY before being tricked drugged and sold into slavery in the southMcueen is an auteur known for his honest and brutal direction and he keeps filming when others would shut the camera off or look away While making the picture that muchdifficult to sit through his steadfastness greatly elevates the emotional impact of the film Its a must see if only for educational purposes—just as Schindlers List is used to teach about the Holocaust and Milk about the struggle for gay rights Im not trying to compare the events depicted in this film with the events depicted in those I just mentioned all Im saying is that they are all eually import


  24. bchristie bchristie says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBIve been in the industry for almost years and I had to create an account to say this This movie was bad This was a bad movie This script should have never seen a screen the way it stands I dont know if Steve Mcueen or someone else screwed with it so much that it no longer worked but someone murdered this scriptCharacters appear and disappear for no reason Plot lines are thrown in rolled around and pulled out Then there i


  25. chaos rampant chaos rampant says:

    eBook History-books.co ë 12 Years a Slave PDF/EPUB Õ 12 Years Kindle - ë years mobile, slave mobile, 2013 mobile, 12 Years epub, 12 Years a Slave ePUBGoing into a film like this you somewhat know what to expect You ready yourself for callous suffering without end for no other reason than a system was just set that way hope snuffed by despair You know the injustice and stupidity will revolt because it is


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