The Best Films of 2013
Published on Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 4:32pm
The end of the year brings with it many events and traditions--including, for film reviewers and other entertainment critics, the creation of best-of lists that highlight favorite works from the previous twelve months.
Here, we celebrate the year-end film recommendations of prominent film critics from across the country. Check out their individual lists below, as well as links to the listed items currently available through DC Public Library.
- Entertainment Weekly critic Owen Gleiberman's top ten films of 2013.
- Entertainment Weekly critic Chris Nashawaty's top ten films of 2013.
- The Los Angeles Times critic Mark Olsen's top ten films of 2013.
- The Los Angeles Times critic Betsy Sharkey's top ten films of 2013.
- The Los Angeles Times critic Kenneth Turan's top ten films of 2013, as well as his separate list for the year's best foreign films.
- The New York Times critic Manohla Dargis' top films of 2013.
- The New York Times critic A.O. Scott's top films of 2013.
- The Washington Post critic Ann Hornaday's top films of 2013.
While many films singled out by the above critics are still in theaters, the following are already available on DVD through DC Public Library: The Bling Ring, Mud, Something in the Air, Stories We Tell, This is the End, and World War Z.
Check these out, and don't forget to check back with DC Public Library for additional listed titles as they are released on DVD.