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TOH! Lists the Ten Best Films of 2013... So Far

by TOH!
July 3, 2013 4:15 PM
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Elle Fanning in "Ginger and Rosa."
Elle Fanning in "Ginger and Rosa."

As the Film Society of Lincoln Center unveils their Best Movies of 2013 (So Far) list, we here at TOH! are joining in on the fun and compiling our own lists showcasing the top ten titles of the first half of the year. Films are limited to those already released theatrically in 2013--hence the foreign titles that graced festivals last year. See our selections, plus trailers and clips, below. 

The Film Society's No. 1 film is Anne's top pick, Richard Linklater's deserving "Before Midnight," which made it into three different lists, albeit at varying ranks. We all have different films at No. 1. 

You can view a list of all 2013 releases here.

Anne Thompson:

Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke in "Before Midnight"
Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke in "Before Midnight"

1. Before Midnight

2. Stories We Tell

3. Beyond the Hills

4. Ginger & Rosa

5. What Maisie Knew

6. The Company You Keep

7. The Place Beyond the Pines

8. Frances Ha

9. We Steal Secrets : The Story of Wikileaks

10. Upstream Color

Beth Hanna:

"Beyond the Hills"
"Beyond the Hills"

1. Beyond the Hills

2. Hannah Arendt

3. Before Midnight

4. Spring Breakers

5. Happy People: A Year in the Taiga

6. Stories We Tell

7. Ginger & Rosa

8. The Bling Ring

9. Dead Man Down

10. Side Effects

Ryan Lattanzio:

Greta Gerwig in "Frances Ha"
Greta Gerwig in "Frances Ha"

1. Frances Ha

 2. Only God Forgives

 3. No

 4. The Bling Ring

 5. Laurence Anyways

 6. Berberian Sound Studio

 7. Before Midnight

 8. Post Tenebras Lux

 9. Like Someone in Love

 10. Side Effects

John Anderson

1. Upstream Color

Upstream Color
'Upstream Color'

2. Frances Ha

3. Caesar Must Die

4. Beyond the Hills

5. Pussy Riot

6. Mud

7. Like Someone in Love

8. No

9. My Brother the Devil

10. Yossi


  • Edgar | July 5, 2013 12:19 AMReply

    It's been a slow film year. The only movie I really liked is Post Tenebras Lux. I was praying that it would never end.

  • jesseislameee | July 4, 2013 12:16 AMReply

    1. To the Wonder
    2. An Oversimplification of Her Beauty
    3. Frances Ha
    4. The Place Beyond the Pines
    5. Before Midnight
    6. Nobody's Daughter Haewon
    7. Electrick Children
    8. Crystal Fairy
    9. Stories We Tell
    10. Side Effects

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