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MADE – Most Historically Accurate Films To Date

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Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis as President Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln.

Today we decided to take a look at some of the more accurate historical films ever seen on the big screen. Historical accuracy tends to be one of the staples of a great period picture, and God knows there’s plenty of historically inaccurate movies out there. So check out our list here on MADE of most historically accurate films and be sure to scratch some off your list if you haven’t seen any of the selections. You might even learn a thing or two in the process! Continue reading

12 Years A Slave Now In Theaters Nationwide

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Director Steve McQueen’s epic drama from the novel by Solomon Northup, 12 Years A Slave, first opened in the US back in August at the Telluride Film Festival. Since then it has seen various release dates around the world, including the New York, New Orleans, and Chicago film festivals right here in the US. The film has received excellent reviews and has already secured an award for the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto Film Festival. Now that all the film festivals have happened, 12 Years A Slave is now in theaters across the US and around the world, and is expected to be one of this years big award winners. It tells the story of Solomon Northup, a black man from the North who is captured and sold into slavery during the time before the Civil War. Leading the film in the roles of slave and master are Chiwetel Ejiofor (2012, American Gangster) and Michael Fassbender (X-Men: First Class, The Counselor), respectively. You can check out the trailer for the here on MADE, then be sure to check out the film for yourself this holiday season!