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.

L Magazine: 20 Best Films of 2013

31 December 2013

The L Magazine: 20 Best Films of 2013

[see also 2012]

  1. LeviathanLucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel
  2. Inside Llewyn DavisJoel & Ethan Coen
  3. Frances HaNoah Baumbach
  4. Computer ChessAndrew Bujalski
  5. The Act of KillingJoshua Oppenheimer
  6. Before MidnightRichard Linklater
  7. BastardsClaire Denis
  8. A Touch of SinJia Zhang-ke
  9. HerSpike Jonze
  10. Spring BreakersHarmony Korine
  11. To The WonderTerrence Malick
  12. Museum HoursJem Cohen
  13. Drug WarJohnnie To
  14. Like Someone in LoveAbbas Kiarostami
  15. Night Across the StreetRaoul Ruiz
  16. The GrandmasterWong Kar-Wai
  17. The SquareJehane Noujaim
  18. NebraskaAlexander Payne
  19. GravityAlfonso Cuaron
  20. At BerkeleyFrederick Wiseman