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Lupita’s big night at Golden Globes

Hollywood hits the red carpet Sunday for the 71st annual Golden Globes, with a packed cast of A-list nominees vying to win the first major honors of Tinseltown’s annual awards season.

Harrowing saga “12 Years a Slave” and crime caper “American Hustle” are likely frontrunners at the Globes, which are split between dramas and musical/comedy films.

Lupita Nyong’o in the movie "12 years a slave", a film that reviewers says may earn her awards and bigger acting jobs.
Lupita Nyong’o in the movie “12 years a slave”, a film that reviewers says may earn her awards and bigger acting jobs.

Going into Sunday night’s show in Beverly Hills, “12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” have the most nominations with seven nods each, followed by five for black and white road movie “Nebraska.”

Both frontrunners garnered nods for their main actors, including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong’o and Michael Fassbender for “12 Years a Slave,” and Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams and Lawrence for “American Hustle.”

In the drama race, “12 Years a Slave,” based on a real story of a free black man abducted and sold into slavery in the 1840s, is up against “Captain Phillips,” “Gravity,” “Philomena” and “Rush.”

Nominated for best drama actor are Ejiofor, Hanks, Idris Elba for “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom,” Matthew McConaughey for “Dallas Buyers Club” and Robert Redford for “All Is Lost.”