12 Years A Slave is already generating massive amounts of Oscar buzz-and with good reason. It’s a searing, unflinching (and very stressful) look at slavery as seen through the eyes of Solomon Northup, a freeman who was wrongfully captured and sold into slavery. Northup was a real man, and the events in 12 Years A Slave actually happened. We spoke to the film’s stars, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Sarah Paulson, about how they handled the film’s most soul-crushing moments.
Maybe you don’t think you know who 12 Years A Slave‘s star Chiwetel Ejiofor is (or how to pronounce his name). The thing is Chiwetel Ejiofor isn’t some overnight success story; he’s been popping up in your favorite films for…oh…more than 12 years now. To speed you up on Ejiofor’s impressive acting resumé, we’re looking back at what the last 12 years of Chiwetel Ejiofor have looked like. Spoiler alert: they’ve looked pretty damn cool.
Benedict Cumberbatch might be the cheekiest actor working in Hollywood today. No one else has cheekbones so sharp that they could chisel marble and no other star so happily says and does the cheeky things we would say and do in their place. So, to celebrate Cumberbatch’s imminent Hollywood takeover, we’ve assembled 20 important cheeky Cumberbatch moments for your enjoyment.
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