The Movies of 2013

By  · Published on January 6th, 2014

Judging by the date, it’s either already 2014 or the calendar I bought is going in the trash. Either way, nothing is stopping us from holding on to the coattails of 2013 just a bit longer. After dissecting it from every angle, after looking at its trends and patterns, after reveling in its cinematic magic, it’s time to sit back and view it through a week’s worth of hindsight.

Here, in one tantalizingly easy-to-use grouping, is our complete review of the best year of movies since the last one. Enjoy blowing off your day job and join us in our low-power time machine.

The Best of Everything

Ideas and Trends

Superlatives

The Staff’s Personal Top Films

…Now Onward to 2014

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