Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2013

28 December 2013

The A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2013

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2011]

  1. Before MidnightRichard Linklater
  2. 12 Years a SlaveSteve McQueen
  3. Frances HaNoah Baumbach
  4. LeviathanLucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel
  5. Computer ChessAndrew Bujalski
  6. The Act of KillingJoshua Oppenheimer
  7. Upstream ColorShane Carruth
  8. HerSpike Jonze
  9. Room 237Rodney Ascher
  10. NoPablo Larraín
  11. Blue is the Warmest ColorAbdellatif Kechiche
  12. The Wolf of Wall StreetMartin Scorsese
  13. At BerkeleyFrederick Wiseman
  14. The PastAsghar Farhadi
  15. The World’s EndEdgar Wright
  16. Inside Llewyn DavisJoel & Ethan Coen
  17. Beyond the HillsCristian Mungiu
  18. A Touch of SinJia Zhang-ke
  19. The CounselorRidley Scott
  20. First Cousin Once RemovedAlan Berliner