‘12 Years A Slave’ Wins Best Picture At Oscars

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•09 Mar 3, 2014

Beating out eight other films including American Hustle and Gravity, the historical drama 12 Years A Slave took home Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards last night, the first time in history the honor has been given to a film with a black director. What do you think?

  • “I thought the whole ‘slavery is wrong’ message was a little heavy-handed.”

    Karen Mullen –
    Systems Analyst

  • “I’m sorry, but they just don’t make movies like they used to. Although, I don’t really know. I’m just assuming they have more modern equipment these days.”

    Peter Tillinger –
    Mall Kiosk Manager

  • “History will judge 2 Guns far more favorably.”

    Alex Burge –
    Bike Dealership Owner