The pairing Kanye West and 12 Years A Slave director Steve McQueen might have seemed strange to outsiders considering their differing mediums of expression. However, McQueen made his mark as a visual artist and has lent those talents West’s “All Day/I Feel Like That” art project earlier this, and the video makes its American debut […]
More often than not, long-form dialogue from Kanye West comes with a tolerable amount of namedropping, because friends in high places. He cashed in on at least one high profile relationship, as Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave, Shame) directed the forthcoming video for “All Day.”
Details are emerging regarding a divide of sorts between 12 Years A Slave director Steve McQueen and screenwriter John Ridley after the 2014 Academy Awards this past Sunday.
The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is giving the award-winning 12 Years a Slave the distinction Alex Haley’s Roots had before it by having it mass circulated in the public school system as a vital teaching utility.
The praise for 12 Years A Slave has been almost universally positive, and it is not hype. Based on the true story of Solomon Northup, a freeborn African-American man who’s kidnapped into slavery, and starring Chiwetelu “Chiwetel” Ejiofor, the film is a riveting take on the gruesome practice–a part of American history many are too quick to […]
Despite global fame, it appears that singer-songwriter Madonna broke some etiquette rules late last week during a film screening for 12 Years A Slave in New York. Allegedly, the Pop music icon called a person an “enslaver” for telling the star to stop texting during the movie, which got her banned from the theater in […]
Contrary to popular belief, there’s usually a method to Kanye West‘s madness. Following his performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, many questioned why a photo of a tree was the background image as the sounds of “Blood On the Leaves” echoed into the crowd.