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The A.V. Club's Best of 2013: 'Before Midnight,' '12 Years a Slave,' 'Frances Ha'

Photo of Sam Adams By Sam Adams | Criticwire December 17, 2013 at 10:49AM

'Room 237' and 'No' were the biggest surprises in the Top 10.
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'Before Midnight'
'Before Midnight'

The A.V. Club's big list dropped today, with Before Midnight heading up their ranking of the best films of 2013. (I voted in the poll and contributed to several of the write-ups.) They've also posted the individual ballots, with special citations for performances of the year -- including Leonardo DiCaprio in The Wolf of Wall Street and Zoe Kazan in the little-seen Some Girl(s) -- overrated and underrated films, and "Future Films That Time Forgot," most of which I'd be surprised if anyone remembers now. Here's the list:

The A.V. Club's Best Films of 2013

1. Before Midnight

2. 12 Years a Slave

3. Frances Ha

4. Leviathan

5. Computer Chess

6. The Act of Killing

7. Upstream Color

8. Her

9. Room 237

10. No

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