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Feb 27, 2014

My "Best of 2013" Awards

Finally, here are my "Best of 2013" Awards. Note that every nominee in different categories are ranked. I previously posted my Top 20 list and that is what really presents the best of the year for me but awards are more to do with each and every category and not exactly the films itself.

Best Film:

1. Her *Winner*
2. Before Midnight
3. 12 Years a Slave
4. Gravity
5. Blue is the Warmest Color
6. Stories We Tell
7. Stranger by the Lake
8. Inside Llewyn Davis
9. Frances Ha
10. Upstream Color

Best Director:

1. Spike Jonze, Her *Winner*
2. Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
3. Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
4. Richard Linklater, Before Midnight
5. Abdellatif Kechiche, Blue is the Warmest Color
6. Sarah Polley, Stories We Tell

Best Lead Actor:

1. Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave *Winner*
2. Mads Mikkelsen, The Hunt
3. Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
4. Robert Redford, All Is Lost
5. Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
6. Joaquin Phoenix, Her

Best Lead Actress:

1. Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine *Winner*
2. Adele Exarchopoulos, Blue is the Warmest Color
3. Julie Delpy, Before Midnight
4. Paulina Garcia, Gloria
5. Sandra Bullock, Gravity
6. Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha

Best Supporting Actor:

1. Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave *Winner*
2. Matthew McConaughey, Mud
3. Jake Gyllenhaal, Prisoners
4. Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
5. Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
6. Daniel Bruhl, Rush

Best Supporting Actress:

1. Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave *Winner*
2. Lea Seydoux, Blue is the Warmest Color
3. Scarlett Johansson, Her
4. Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
5. Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
6. Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine

Best Original Screenplay:

1. Her *Winner*
2. Frances Ha
3. Inside Llewyn Davis
4. The Great Beauty
5. The Hunt

Best Adapted Screenplay:

1. Before Midnight *Winner*
2. 12 Years a Slave
3. Blue is the Warmest Color
4. The Wolf of Wall Street
5. Short Term 12

Best Foreign Language Film:

1. Blue is the Warmest Color *Winner*
2. Stranger by the Lake
3. The Act of Killing
4. The Hunt
5. The Great Beauty

Best Animated Film:

1. Frozen *Winner*

Best Documentary:

1. Stories We Tell *Winner*
2. The Act of Killing
3. Leviathan

Best Editing:

1. Upstream Color *Winner*
2. Gravity
3. Frances Ha
4. Her
5. 12 Years a Slave

Best Cinematography:

1. To the Wonder *Winner*
2. Gravity
3. Inside Llewyn Davis
4. The Grandmaster
5. Her

Best Production Design:

1. Her *Winner*
2. The Great Gatsby
3. The Grandmaster
4. Gravity
5. Behind the Candelabra

Best Costume Design:

1. The Great Gatsby *Winner*
2. Behind the Candelabra
3. Mother of George
4. American Hustle
5. The Grandmaster

Best Makeup & Hairstyling:

1. American Hustle *Winner*
2. Behind the Candelabra
3. Dallas Buyers Club
4. The Great Gatsby
5. Rush

Best Visual Effects:

1. Gravity *Winner*
2. Pacific Rim
3. Star Trek Into Darkness
4. The Croods
5. Frozen

Best Original Score:

1. Her *Winner*
2. Gravity
3. Prince Avalanche
4. All is Lost
5. Upstream Color

Best Original Song:

1. "The Moon Song", Her *Winner*
2. "Let It Go", Frozen
3. "Please Mr. Kennedy", Inside Llewyn Davis
4. "So You Know What It's Like", Short Term 12
5. "Atlas", The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Best Soundtrack:

1. Inside Llewyn Davis *Winner*
2. American Hustle
3. The Wolf of Wall Street
4. The Broken Circle Breakdown
5. Frances Ha

Best Sound (Editing & Mixing):

1. Gravity *Winner*
2. Berberian Sound Studio
3. All Is Lost
4. Rush
5. Captain Phillips

Best Ensemble:

1. 12 Years a Slave *Winner*
2. August: Osage County
3. You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet!
4. American Hustle
5. Short Term 12

Best First Film:

Fruitvale Station

Best Breakthrough Actor:

Adele Exarchopoulos (Blue is the Warmest Color)

Best Child Performers:

Tye Sheridan (Mud) and Onata Aprile (What Maisie Knew)

Best Body of Work:

Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club, Mud, The Wolf of Wall Street)

Top 10 Movie Moments of 2013:

1. The first 15 mins (Gravity)
2. The murder (Stranger by the Lake)
3. The hanging scene (12 Years a Slave)
4. The lengthy hotel room argument (Before Midnight)
5. When Anwar plays the victim... (The Act of Killing)
6. The beach (Her)
7. "Let it Go" (Frozen)
8. Emotional meeting at the restaurant (Blue is the Warmest Colour)
9. Phillips' breakdown in the end (Captain Phillips)
10. Murielle singing along to a Julien Clerc song (Our Children)