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.

Stephanie Zacharek: 21 Favorite Movies of 2013

28 December 2013

Stephanie Zacharek: 21 Favorite Movies of 2013, as published by The Village Voice

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014]

  1. GravityAlfonso Cuaron
  2. Blue is the Warmest ColorAbdellatif Kechiche
  3. Inside Llewyn DavisJoel & Ethan Coen
  4. Much Ado About NothingJoss Whedon
  5. Frances HaNoah Baumbach
  6. The To Do ListMaggie Carey
  7. Before MidnightRichard Linklater
  8. Stories We TellSarah Polley
  9. 20 Feet From StardomMorgan Neville
  10. Despicable Me 2Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud
  11. Dark SkiesScott Stewart

    And don’t forget

  1. American HustleDavid O. Russell
  2. The Great GatsbyBaz Luhrmann
  3. Something in the AirOlivier Assayas
  4. After TillerMartha Shane and Lana Wilson
  5. Lee Daniels’ The ButlerLee Daniels
  6. Don JonJoseph Gordon-Levitt
  7. Best Man HolidayMalcolm D. Lee
  8. The PastAsghar Farhadi
  9. The CanyonsPaul Schrader
  10. The Great BeautyPaolo Sorrentino