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December 26, 2013 4:00 PM

Best movies of 2013: Carla Meyer picks ‘12 Years a Slave,’ ‘American Hustle,’ ‘The Spectacular Now’

The 2013 movie year stacks up better than any since 2009, when "Inglourious Basterds," "The Hurt Locker" "Up in the Air" and "Avatar" were released. This year's films clearly improved on 2012's, especially when you compare the best from both years.

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