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.

Dissolve: 20 Best Films of 2013

31 December 2013

The Dissolve: 20 Best Films of 2013

[see also 2014]

  1. HerSpike Jonze
  2. 12 Years a SlaveSteve McQueen
  3. Inside Llewyn DavisJoel & Ethan Coen
  4. Frances HaNoah Baumbach
  5. Upstream ColorShane Carruth
  6. The Act of KillingJoshua Oppenheimer
  7. Short Term 12Destin Cretton
  8. All Is LostJ.C. Chandor
  9. GravityAlfonso Cuaron
  10. Computer ChessAndrew Bujalski
  11. The World’s EndEdgar Wright
  12. Stories We TellSarah Polley
  13. NebraskaAlexander Payne
  14. The Wind RisesHayao Miyazaki
  15. The Wolf of Wall StreetMartin Scorsese
  16. Captain PhillipsPaul Greengrass
  17. Before MidnightRichard Linklater
  18. Blue is the Warmest ColorAbdellatif Kechiche
  19. The PastAsghar Farhadi
  20. In the HouseFrançois Ozon