The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi45° Sunny then Sunny and Breezy

Tonight

Lo24° Mostly Clear then Chance Snow Showers

Monday

Hi32° Chance Snow Showers

Monday Night

Lo22° Chance Snow then Slight Chance Snow

Tuesday

Hi29° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo15° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi25° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo16° Chance Snow Showers

Thursday

Hi26° Snow Likely

Thursday Night

Lo21° Snow

‘12 Years a Slave’ rises up, wins Best Picture

Send to Kindle
Print This
LOS ANGELES — Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama “12 Years a Slave” best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards. Steve McQueen’s slavery odyssey, based on Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir, has been hailed as a landmark corrective to the movie industry’s virtual blindness to slavery, instead creating whiter tales like 1940 best-picture winner “Gone With the Wind.” “12 Years a Slave” is the first best-picture winner directed by a black filmmaker.

View my options or Sign in

 

Look!

We've got special online subscription rates for you.
Get 24-hour access to wenatcheeworld.com AND the Digital Edition. Just $12 for twelve weeks, introductory price. Offer only good until October 31.
SUBSCRIBE NOW
Wenatchee World subscribers:
Digital access is included with your subscription.
Subscriber login