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Director Steve McQueen (C) accepts the Best Picture award for '12 Years a Slave' with (back row) actors Sarah Paulson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lupita Nyong'o, screenwriter John Ridley, actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, producers Arnon Milchan, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Anthony Katagas, actress Adepero Oduye and producer Brad Pitt onstage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

’12 Years A Slave’ Wins Best Picture At Oscars

Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama “12 Years a Slave” best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards.

03/02/2014

The casket carrying actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of an alleged drug overdose on February 1, 2014, arrives at St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church, for Hoffman's funeral service on February 7, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Family, Friends Mourn Philip Seymour Hoffman At Upper East Side Funeral

The coffin holding Hoffman’s body was brought out of the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola by pallbearers and put it a hearse, and family and guests began to stream out Friday afternoon.

02/07/2014