Film review: 12 YEARS A SLAVE, from Built For Speed

Director Steve McQueen’s films often confront and disturb the audience with their depiction of characters driven to physical and emotional extremes.  Hunger saw imprisoned IRA member Bobby Sands (Michael Fassbender) forced to the edge of starvation and mental breakdown while Shame saw sex addict Brandon (also Fassbender) held hostage by his uncontrollable desires. In McQueen’s latest film, 12 Years a

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