12 Years a Slave star Chiwetel Ejiofor (left) and director Steve McQueen. The film is   expected to lead the UK charge for Oscar glory when the Academy Award nominations are announced. Photographs: PA Wire

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British film director Steve McQueen (left)  with the star of his film 12 Years A Slave Chiwetel Ejiofor. Photograph: Reuters

The 71st Golden Globe Awards will be held in Los Angeles tonight with two films vying for many of the key honours. American Hustle and 12 Years a Slav(...)

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 Director Martin Scorsese and actor Leonardo DiCaprio on the set of the film The Wolf of Wall Street on the streets of Manhattan on September 28, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)

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