Screening Room: Don't wait years to see 'Slave'

05:00 AM, Oct 24, 2013

Michael Fassbender, left, Lupita Nyong'o and Chiwetel Ejofor, right, in '12 Years A Slave.' Francois Duhamel, Fox Searchlight/


USA TODAY film critics Claudia Puig and Scott Bowles tell you to Skip, Rent or Catch this weekend’s new movie releases. Reviewed this week: 12 Years A Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejofor, and Michael Fassbender, is the true story of Solomon Northup, a free man kidnapped and falsely enslaved in the pre-Civil War South.