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12 YEARS A SLAVE (2013)

“The most important film you’ll see this year” usually means you have to drag yourself to see something worthy and as great as it may be you will probably suffer it. 732 more words



Written by John Ridley
Penciled by Georges Jeanty
Inked by Karl Story and Ray Snyder
Published by Wildstorm Productions/DC Comics

Author/screenwriter John Ridley has gotten a lot of acclaim recently for writing the hit film 12 Years A Slave, for which he also won the Academy Award for Best Screenplay, he also wrote George Lucas’ Red Tails ( 831 more words

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12 Years a Slave

Director: Steve McQueen
Writers: John Ridley (screenplay), Solomon Northup (based on “Twelve Years a Slave” by)
Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Michael Fassbender

Trailer:  559 more words

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12 Years A Slave

Tread carefully herein; a film about slavery is by its nature a film about race.  A film about race is a film about inequality and justice, society and humanity.  641 more words

SXSW: A Jimi Hendrix movie without Jimi Hendrix music?

In his directorial feature debut Jimi: All Is By My Side, John Ridley attempts the seemingly impossible. By zeroing in on the year before guitar giant Jimi Hendrix (played with grace by Outkast’s Andre Benjamin) skyrocketed into fame, Ridley — who just won the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for… 361 more words


The Mind of A Writer

When Robert Deniro presented the award for Best Adapted Screenplay at the March 2nd Oscar ceremony, he introduced writers with this:

“The mind of a writer can be a truly terrifying thing. 910 more words

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Jimi Hendrix Biopic "All Is By My Side" Premieres At SXSW

Fresh off an Oscar win for “12 Year’s A Slave”, John Ridley is set to premiere his next film at this year’s SXSW Music and Film Festival in Austin, Texas. 170 more words

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