"A man living in New York during the mid-1800s is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the deep south."
'12 years A Slave' (2013) (Trailer below)
"Devastating" "Brutal" "Harrowing" "Not for those with weak stomachs"
"The only movie made about slavery, EVER - All others always fell short with their mysticism, cookie cutter representations, and sentimental fantasia"
"Ejiofor gives the audience more emotion with a glance than most actors could muster with an entire page of dialogue"
This is just a small sample of what critics and film-goers are saying about this film. Getting rave reviews at every festival and limited release it's played...and featuring a 95% rating on Rotten Tomatoes...'12 Years As A Slave' is now getting a broader release after 2 weeks in limited runs.
Do not miss what is being called 2013's best film and a "landmark in cinema history".
Directed by: Steve Mcqueen (Shame, Hunger)
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch, Garret Dillahunt, Ruth Negga, Sarah Paulson, Scoot McNairy, Paul Giamatti, Taran Killam and Alfre Woodard
Event Host: Robb
When and Where: We'll meet up in the lobby of the Hillcrest Landmark Theaters at 6:45pm and head into the theater at 6:55pm. The movie starrts at 7:15pm. If you don't get there until after 6:55pm...no problem...you can either find us in the theater or look for us in the lobby after the film.
After the Film: We may swing by somewhere close to chat and have a drink if enough folks are up for it.