The Unbearable Stillness of Being a Slave

(SPOILERS) Another generation had its unbearable lightness. In 12 Years a Slave, we repeatedly bear witness to an unbearable stillness. A few times, it’s a tableau of a group of slaves seen from the waist up, ostensibly awaiting instructions. Another few times, it’s a close shot...

Top 40 Most Nomination-Deserving Never-Nominees

by Daniel Smith Rowsey Welcome to the mother of all polls, the one you’ve been waiting for all your life. Which forty living actors deserve to become official Acting Academy Award Nominees? Not for this year’s films, but because of past snubs? You decide! There’s nothing...