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.
2013 Movies

Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: 15 Best Films of 2013

31 December 2013

Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: 15 Best Films of 2013, as published by The A.V. Club

[see also 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014]

  1. Computer ChessAndrew Bujalski
  2. A Touch of SinJia Zhang-ke
  3. HerSpike Jonze
  4. Pain & GainMichael Bay
  5. The Unspeakable ActDan Sallitt
  6. LeviathanLucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel
  7. FaustAleksandr Sokurov
  8. The Act of KillingJoshua Oppenheimer
  9. The World’s EndEdgar Wright
  10. Drug WarJohnnie To
  11. RiddickDavid Twohy
  12. GravityAlfonso Cuaron
  13. Side EffectsSteven Soderbergh
  14. Before MidnightRichard Linklater
  15. BastardsClaire Denis