’12 Years a Slave’ avoids genre clichés, boasts powerful acting performances

By Charles Louis Dominguez ’14 THE ROUNDUP In a very important way, Steve McQueen’s new film “12 Years a Slave” doesn’t feel at all like a movie. Its depiction of the tale of Solomon Northup, a born-free black man who is kidnapped and sold in to slavery, is anything but triumphant. For the most part, […]

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