Oscars 2014: ’12 Years a Slave’ wins best picture Oscar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z02Ie8wKKRg By John Horn (LA Times) In the end, Oscar voters couldn’t truly avert their gaze from “12 Years a Slave.” Even though many Oscar voters found filmmaker Steve McQueen’s searing chronicle of enslavement almost too harrowing to watch, “12 Years a Slave” prevailed Sunday to win the best picture trophy in one of the […]