Thursday, January 2, 2014

Scene Year-End Film Poll: The Best Movies of 2013

Posted By on Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 5:00 AM

[In this week's Scene, some of Nashville's most die-hard cinephiles join our film writers to look back on the movie year 2013. Below, each respondent listed his or her favorite movies of the year; you can find their detailed responses here.]

Allison Inman:
Stoker
Computer Chess
We Are the Best!
Let the Fire Burn
"Speedway" (masterful short film by Jace Freeman and Sean Clark)
Stories We Tell
Gimme the Loot
Blue is the Warmest Color
The Great Beauty
Blue Jasmine

Craig D. Lindsey:
12 Years a Slave
20 Feet from Stardom
The Act of Killing
All Is Lost
Before Midnight
Fruitvale Station
The Great Beauty
Inside Llewyn Davis
The Wind Rises
The Wolf of Wall Street

Scott Manzler:
Tabu
Before Midnight
Frances Ha
Norte, The End of History
Hannah Arendt
Stranger by the Lake
Something in the Air
Le Week-End
Crystal Fairy and the Magical Cactus
The Gatekeepers

Jim Ridley:
Blue Is the Warmest Color
Her
The Grandmaster
The Act of Killing
12 Years a Slave
To the Wonder
Let the Fire Burn
Enough Said
Spring Breakers
Drug War
The World’s End
All Is Lost
Museum Hours
The Great Beauty
Leviathan
Upstream Color
Computer Chess
Bastards
Passion
Stories We Tell

Jason Shawhan:
Her
The Lords of Salem
Stories We Tell
Museum Hours
Short Term 12
Fill The Void/To The Wonder
Bastards
Spring Breakers/Escape from Tomorrow
12 Years a Slave/The Counselor
Upstream Color

Sam Smith:
Spring Breakers
Before Midnight
The Wind Rises
The Act of Killing
Her
The Great Beauty
Mud
All Is Lost
Gravity
To the Wonder

Ron Wynn:
12 Years A Slave
Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom
American Hustle
Nebraska
The Best Man Holiday
Captain Phillips
Saving Mr. Banks
Philomena
Gravity
Muscle Shoals

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