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.

Les Inrocks: 20 Best Films of 2013

01 January 2014

Les Inrockuptibles: 20 Best Films of 2013

[see also 2017, 2012, 2011]

  1. Stranger by the LakeAlain Guiraudie
  2. Nobody’s Daughter HaewonHong Sang-soo
  3. Blue is the Warmest ColorAbdellatif Kechiche
  4. Cloud AtlasLana & Andy Wachowski and Tom Tykwer
  5. You and the NightYann Gonzalez
  6. A Touch of SinJia Zhang-ke
  7. Inside Llewyn DavisJoel & Ethan Coen
  8. ShokuzaiKiyoshi Kurosawa
  9. Zero Dark ThirtyKathryn Bigelow
  10. Frances HaNoah Baumbach
  11. JealousyPhilippe Garrel
  12. Tip TopSerge Bozon
  13. Age of PanicJustine Triet
  14. Promised LandGus Van Sant
  15. PassionBrian De Palma
  16. The Girl from NowhereJean-Claude Brisseau
  17. LincolnSteven Spielberg
  18. Jimmy P.Arnaud Desplechin
  19. Spring BreakersHarmony Korine
  20. The ImmigrantJames Gray