2013

My Favorite Films of the Year

Film-maker Sarah Polley with her father Michael in documentary Stories We Tell

16. Stories We Tell

the-worlds-end-stool-boxing

15. The World’s End

6a00d8341c730253ef019104eee9e9970c

14. Short Term 12

maxresdefault

13. Pacific Rim

springbreakers14

12. Spring Breakers

The-Hunt-movie

11. The Hunt

fruitvale

10. Fruitvale Station

216473-the-wind-rises-hayao-miyazaki

9. The Wind Rises

American Hustle: Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Bradley Cooper walking in street

8. American Hustle

labor-day-review-6

7. Labor Day

The_Hunger_Games_Catching_Fire_40430

6. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

HER

5. Her

download

4. 12 Years a Slave

img1

3. The Wolf of Wall Street

6a0168ea36d6b2970c019aff46978b970b

2. Prisoners

g2

1. Gravity

Now normally I just name a winner and a runner up, but you know what, I’ll name however many choices I damn well please.

Best Director

tumblr_mu9dcaox221qisxvio1_500

Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity

Runners Up: Denis Villeneuve, Prisoners

Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave

Spike Jonze, Her

Best Actor

12-years-a-slave-trailer-2

Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave

Runners Up: Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewyn Davis

Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street

Michael B Jordan, Fruitvale Station

Ali Mosaffa, The Past

Christian Bale, American Hustle

Best Actress

gravity

Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Runners Up: Berenice Bejo, The Past

Judi Dench, Philomena

Best Supporting Actress

Spike-Jonze-Her-ss-02

Scarlett Johansson, Her

Runner Up: Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Best Supporting Actor

Screen-Shot-2013-07-16-at-12.32.57-AM-600x369

Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave

Runners Up: Will Forte, Nebraska

James Franco, Spring Breakers

Best Original Screenplay

prisoners9

Prisoners, written by Aaron Guzikowski

Runner Up: Her, written by Spike Jonze

Best Adapted Screenplay

The_Wolf_of_Wall_Street_40843

The Wolf of Wall Street, by Terence Winter, based on the book by Jordan Belfort

Runners Up: 12 Years a Slave, by John Ridley, based on the memoirs of Solomon Northup

Short Term 12, by Destin Cretton, based on the short film by Destin Cretton

Best Cinematography

download (1)

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Director of Photography Stuart Dryburgh

Runners Up: 12 Years a Slave, DoP Sean Bobbitt

Gravity, DoP Emmanuel Lubezki

Prisoners, DoP Roger Deakins

Spring Breakers, DoP Benoit Debie

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, DoP Jo Willems

Upstream Color, DoP Shane Carruth

Best Editing

Wolf-of-Wall-Street-Leonardo-Dicaprio

The Wolf of Wall Street, Edited by Thelma Schoonmaker

Runner Up: The World’s End, edited by Paul Machliss

Best Visual Effects

gravity-trailer-3-635

Gravity, vfx by Timothy Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk & Neil Corbould

Runners Up: Pacific Rim, vfx by Hal T. Hickel, John Knoll, Lindy DeQuattro & Nigel Sumner

Best Musical Score

her_ukulele_wide

Her, music by Owen Pallett & Will Butler

Runners Up: Gravity, music by Steven Price

Ender’s Game, music by Steve Jablonsky

Upstream Color, music by Shane Carruth

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: