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.

Stephen Holden: 13 Best Films of 2013

28 December 2013

Stephen Holden: 13 Best Films of 2013, as published by The New York Times

[see also 2016, 2015, 2012, 2011]

  1. Before MidnightRichard Linklater
  2. Inside Llewyn DavisJoel & Ethan Coen
  3. 12 Years a SlaveSteve McQueen
  4. The PastAsghar Farhadi
  5. The Wolf of Wall StreetMartin Scorsese
  6. American HustleDavid O. Russell
  7. The Great BeautyPaolo Sorrentino
  8. Blue is the Warmest ColorAbdellatif Kechiche
  9. NebraskaAlexander Payne
  10. A Touch of SinJia Zhang-ke
  11. Paradise: LoveUlrich Seidl
  12. GravityAlfonso Cuaron
  13. Spring BreakersHarmony Korine