By Matt Neglia
Our 2013 retrospective has come to an end. To finish things off, we’re discussing the Best Picture winner of 2013, one of the most powerful films ever made, “12 Years A Slave,” starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, and Lupita Nyong’o. Acclaimed upon its release and herald as a masterpiece since then, Steve McQueen’s searing account of the unbelievably true story of Solomon Northup is a brutally demanding but rewarding film to sit through as we’re transported back to the darkest time in American history. How does it hold up for us eight years later? Tune in below to find out. Joining me for this review, I have Josh Parham, Nicole Ackman, Dan Bayer, Casey Lee Clark & Will Mavity. You can also check out all of our previous 2013 retrospective reviews for “Captain Phillips,” “Philomena,” “The Wolf Of Wall Street,” “The Great Gatsby,” “Her,” “Inside Llewyn Davis,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Frozen,” “Gravity,” “Nebraska” & “American Hustle” if you have not done so already. A huge thank you to all of the Patreon listeners who went on this journey with us! We’ll have more throwback reviews throughout the fall/winter and will be back with our 2012 retrospective next spring!
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