Favorite New Movies of 2013

1. The Grandmaster (Wong Kar-Wai)
2. Blue is the Warmest Color (Abdellatif Kechiche)
3. Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino)
4. Lords of Salem (Rob Zombie)
5. The World’s End (Edgar Wright)
6. The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer)
7. Argo (Ben Affleck)
8. Gravity (Alfonso Cuaron)
9. The Angels’ Share (Ken Loach)

Honorable Mentions for movies that made only minor impact but were totally fun at the time:
Frances Ha, The Great Gatsby, Machete Kills

Honorable Mentions for movies that were less fun but still good : Les Miserables, 12 Years a Slave, Neighbouring Sounds

Worst Sequel: Monsters University

Most Improved Franchise: Hunger Games

Best Opening Shot: Silent Light

Best Ron Perlman: Pacific Rim