12 Years a Slave (2013) ft. Allyson Techmeier

Dana and Tom welcome back Allyson Techmeier to discuss the 2013 Best Picture winner, 12 Years a Slave: directed by Steve McQueen, written by John Ridley, music by Hans Zimmer, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Sarah Paulson, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Paul Giamatti.Plot Summary: "12 Years a Slave" is a harrowing and powerful film that transports the viewer back in time to the brutal reality of slavery in 19th century America. The film is based on the true story and memoir of Solomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the South.Chiwetel Ejiofor delivers a stunning performance as Solomon, capturing both his intelligence and his resilience in the face of unimaginable cruelty. He is surrounded by an exceptional cast, including Michael Fassbender as the sadistic plantation owner and Lupita Nyong'o as a fellow slave who endures unspeakable horrors. "12 Years a Slave" is a film that demands to be seen, not just for its historical importance, but for its profound exploration of the human spirit and the enduring power of hope. It is a testament to the resilience and bravery of those who fought against the brutal institution of slavery, and a reminder of the ongoing struggle for equality and justice.You can now follow us on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok (@gmoatpodcast) or find our Facebook page at Greatest Movie of All-Time Podcast.For more on the episode, go to: https://www.ronnyduncanstudios.com/post/12-years-a-slave-2013-ft-allyson-duncanFor the entire rankings list so far, go to: https://www.ronnyduncanstudios.com/post/greatest-movie-of-all-time-list

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Hosts Tom and Dana Duncan take a new approach to finding the answer to the question: "what's the greatest movie of all-time?" Each week, Dana and Tom will review a classic movie, and grade it out based on a six-part rubric scale to determine what the greatest movie of all-time is. For the complete list so far, go to: https://www.ronnyduncanstudios.com/post/greatest-movie-of-all-time-list To contact us, please email the show at Greatestalltimemoviepodcast@gmail.com