My 2013 Year in Review, Part 2 Top 20 films of the year, in alphabetical order: The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheim) Ain’t Them Bodies Saints (David Lowery) Bastards (Claire Denis, above) Before Midnight (Richard Linklater) The Bling Ring (Sofia Coppola) [Lee Daniels’] The Butler Computer Chess (Andrew Bujalski) Enough Said (Nicole Holofcener) Frances Ha (Noah Baumbach) Her (Spike Jonze) Like Someone in Love (Abbas Kiarostami) No (Pablo Larrain) Passion (Brian DePalma) Room 237 (Rodney Ascher) Simon Killer (Antonio Campos) Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine) This is The End (Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen) Upstream Color (Shane Carruth) The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese) The World’s End (Edgar Wright) My LA Film Critics Association ballot (first choice listed first, etc) Best Picture  (I figured I was going to drop one of these, depending on what had support in the room. The Wolf of Wall Street had nearly zero support in the room). The Wolf of Wall Street Upstream Color Spring Breakers Her Best Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street Matthew Mcconaughey, Dallas Buyers Club Simon Pegg, The World’s End Best Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, Enough Said Scarlett Johansson, Her Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha Best Supporting Actor James Franco, Spring Breakers Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street James Gandolfini, Enough Said Best Supporting Actress Oprah Winfrey, The Butler Kristin Scott Thomas, Only God Forgives Katie Chang, The Bling Ring Best Director Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street Spike Jonze, Her Harmony Korine, Spring Breakers Best Screenplay Spike Jonze, Her Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, Frances Ha Nicole Holofcener, Enough Said Best Cinematography Spring Breakers Inside Llewyn Davis Her Best Editing Spring Breakers Upstream Color Her Best Documentary/Non-fiction Film The Act of Killing Room 237 Stories We Tell Best Foreign-Language Film No Bastards Like Someone in Love Best Animated Film No vote Best Music/Score Spring Breakers Her Upstream Color Best Production Design Her Gravity Spring Breakers

My 2013 Year in Review, Part 2

Top 20 films of the year, in alphabetical order:

The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheim)

Ain’t Them Bodies Saints (David Lowery)

Bastards (Claire Denis, above)

Before Midnight (Richard Linklater)

The Bling Ring (Sofia Coppola)

[Lee Daniels’] The Butler

Computer Chess (Andrew Bujalski)

Enough Said (Nicole Holofcener)

Frances Ha (Noah Baumbach)

Her (Spike Jonze)

Like Someone in Love (Abbas Kiarostami)

No (Pablo Larrain)

Passion (Brian DePalma)

Room 237 (Rodney Ascher)

Simon Killer (Antonio Campos)

Spring Breakers (Harmony Korine)

This is The End (Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen)

Upstream Color (Shane Carruth)

The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese)

The World’s End (Edgar Wright)

My LA Film Critics Association ballot (first choice listed first, etc)

Best Picture  (I figured I was going to drop one of these, depending on what had support in the room. The Wolf of Wall Street had nearly zero support in the room).

The Wolf of Wall Street

Upstream Color

Spring Breakers

Her

Best Actor

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street

Matthew Mcconaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Simon Pegg, The World’s End

Best Actress

Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, Enough Said

Scarlett Johansson, Her

Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha

Best Supporting Actor

James Franco, Spring Breakers

Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street

James Gandolfini, Enough Said

Best Supporting Actress

Oprah Winfrey, The Butler

Kristin Scott Thomas, Only God Forgives

Katie Chang, The Bling Ring

Best Director

Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street

Spike Jonze, Her

Harmony Korine, Spring Breakers

Best Screenplay

Spike Jonze, Her

Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, Frances Ha

Nicole Holofcener, Enough Said

Best Cinematography

Spring Breakers

Inside Llewyn Davis

Her

Best Editing

Spring Breakers

Upstream Color

Her

Best Documentary/Non-fiction Film

The Act of Killing

Room 237

Stories We Tell

Best Foreign-Language Film

No

Bastards

Like Someone in Love

Best Animated Film

No vote

Best Music/Score

Spring Breakers

Her

Upstream Color

Best Production Design

Her

Gravity

Spring Breakers