This film publicity image released by Fox Searchlight shows Chiwetel Ejiofor in a scene from "12 Years A Slave." The film, by director Steve McQueen, is being hailed a masterpiece and a certain Oscar heavyweight. (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films, Jaap Buitendijk) ORG XMIT: MIN2013091609190609

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Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the founding chair of the R20 initiative-Regions of Climate Action, speaks at a press conference with Algerian Minister of Planning and Environment Amara Benyounes, not in pictured, in Algiers, Algeria, June 25, 2013. (Ammie Louiza/Abaca Press/MCT) ORG XMIT: 1140412 ORG XMIT: MIN1306261811361616

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Who's up, who's down in movies

  • September 19, 2013 - 2:07 PM

Who’s up It worked for “Argo,” “The Artist,” “The King’s Speech” and the three Oscar winners before that, so we’re just going to go ahead and say that “12 Years a Slave,” by winning the Toronto Film Festival audience award, is going all the way.

Who’s down Arnold Schwarzenegger won’t be reuniting with his “Terminator” director James Cameron on “Avatar 2,” as was briefly reported this week.

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