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    Why 12 Years a Slave should win best picture at the 2014 Oscars – video

    Each day until the Academy Awards ceremony on 2 March our critics will make the case for an Oscar contender. Here, Peter Bradshaw argues that Steve McQueen’s slavery drama 12 Years a Slave should win best picture Oscar. Based on the real-life account of Solomon Northup, 12 Years a Slave tells the story of a free black man, kidnapped and taken into slavery in the early 1840s

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Movie Mashup: build your own character from the top films of 2013
Choose your six favourite movies from 2013 to create a mashed up character with a body part from each film. Its head could be floating off with Gravity, its feet might be plodding along with The Hobbit.Just pick your favourite films, then sign in or register on the site to get your very own unique character that you can share and download to keep forever.

http://www.theguardian.com/film/ng-interactive/2013/top-films-2013-movie-mashup

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    Movie Mashup: build your own character from the top films of 2013

    Choose your six favourite movies from 2013 to create a mashed up character with a body part from each film. Its head could be floating off with Gravity, its feet might be plodding along with The Hobbit.

    Just pick your favourite films, then sign in or register on the site to get your very own unique character that you can share and download to keep forever.

    http://www.theguardian.com/film/ng-interactive/2013/top-films-2013-movie-mashup

  3. Would you like to contribute to one of these Guardian Film series?

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    Clip Joint

    Pick a topic, any topic (as long as it’s not been done already) - and then find five film clips that relate to the topic in some way. Recent entries in the series include:

    High school humiliations

    Evil millionaires

    Cinema’s most unusual weapons

    Cine-files

    Readers’ celebrate the cinemas they love.
    Each week one person writes about the place they most love to go to watch films. Recent entries in the series include:

    Errol Flynn Filmhouse, Northampton

    The Savoy Cinema, Heaton Moor

    Light House Cinema, Dublin



    • If you’d be interested in writing for either of these series, drop an email to adam.boult@guardian.co.uk

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