The Playlist’s Best of 2013

Here is a rundown with links to all of my contributions to the year-end features for The Playlist—I’ve called out all the ones I specifically wrote about as well. Here’s to another great year of films in 2014.

My Top 10 of 2013

Peanut Gallery: The 10 Best Commenters of 2013: This is a post I have put together for 3 years now and it never ceases to amuse all of us a lot.

The Most Memorable Movie Moments of 2013: This is a crazy clearinghouse of all of our ideas that were leftover from the year end features; I contributed thoughts on Ben Foster, “Catching Fire”‘s stuntwoman, Anwar Congo in “The Act of Killing,” Christian Bale’s hair in “American Hustle,” Herman in drag in “The Act of Killing,” and James Franco’s “look at my shit” moment in “Spring Breakers.”

12 Best Movie Music Moments: “Spring Breakers,” Everytime

Underrated/Overrated: “Touchy Feely” and “The Spectacular Now”

The 15 Best Action Sequences: “The Fast and The Furious 6”

The 15 Best Documentaries of 2013: “A Band Called Death,” “Inequality For All,” “The Act of Killing,”

The 10 Best Child Performances of the Year: “Mud,” “Kings of Summer,” “Short Term 12”

The 15 Best TV Episodes of 2013: Veep “Helsinki”

The 15 Best Film Scores of the Year: “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints”

Best Breakthrough Performances of the Year: Brie Larson and Nick Robinson

Breakout Directors of the Year: Lake Bell

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