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.

Slant: 25 Best Films of 2013

14 December 2013

Slant Magazine: 25 Best Films of 2013

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011]

  1. HerSpike Jonze
  2. Inside Llewyn DavisJoel & Ethan Coen
  3. LeviathanLucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel
  4. Museum HoursJem Cohen
  5. Like Someone in LoveAbbas Kiarostami
  6. Computer ChessAndrew Bujalski
  7. BastardsClaire Denis
  8. Before MidnightRichard Linklater
  9. At BerkeleyFrederick Wiseman
  10. A Touch of SinJia Zhang-ke
  11. Laurence AnywaysXavier Dolan
  12. Drug WarJohnnie To
  13. Spring BreakersHarmony Korine
  14. The Act of KillingJoshua Oppenheimer
  15. ViolaMatías Piñeiro
  16. The World’s EndEdgar Wright
  17. Frances HaNoah Baumbach
  18. 12 Years a SlaveSteve McQueen
  19. Stories We TellSarah Polley
  20. Room 237Rodney Ascher
  21. The GrandmasterWong Kar-Wai
  22. To The WonderTerrence Malick
  23. The We and the IMichel Gondry
  24. You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ YetAlain Resnais
  25. GravityAlfonso Cuaron