Your daily guide to the Top 10s for Christmas: The must-see films in 2014

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013
6:00 AM

With Christmas day on our door step, we’re taking a look back on what films are just around the corner.

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American Hustle — Oscar buzz surrounds David O Russell’s 1970s-set con artist thriller, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper and Amy Adams.

Mandela: The Long Walk To Freedom — Idris Elba plays the late South African president in timely biopic.

Last Vegas — Michael Douglas and Robert De Niro and Morgan Freeman don’t act their age in The Hangover-like comedy.

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones — Horror sequel that repeats the franchise’s found-footage format.


Based on a true story, Chiwetel Ejiofor plays a free black man sold into slavery in Steve McQueen’s heavily Oscar tipped 12 Years A Slave. Vince Vaughn finds out that he fathered 533 children via sperm donations in Delivery Man. Adaptation of the bestselling Eric Lomax POW Burma railway autobiography The Railway Man starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman.


Martin Scorsese directs The Wolf of Wall Street, the true story of a New York stockbroker, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, who led a life of corruption in the late-1980s. A newlywed couple find themselves dealing with an earlier-than-planned pregnancy in supernatural horror Devil’s Due. Michael Cera in Crystal Fairy. Re-release of Charles Laughton’s The Night of the Hunter.


Kenneth Branagh directs Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit with Chris Pine in the role of Tom Clancy’s famous CIA analyst. The Coen brothers’ quirky homage to the 1960s New York folk scene Inside Llewyn Davis. Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts in August: Osage County, about a family in crisis. Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro in Grudge Match.