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Stories We Tell

Sarah Polley's Stories We Tell was part documentary, part memory play, and it appears on several members' Top lists of 2013.

Top 10's of 2013

Chlotrudis Awards members were invited to share their Top 10 movie lists of 2013 on the website. See what various members chose as their top films of the year. See how many of their favorites made the final ballot. See if your tastes coincide with any particular Chlotrudis member. If you're a member, send in your Top 10 of the year and we'll include it here.



Peg Aloi's Top Films of 2013

(in no particular order)

Spring Breakers
Enough Said
The Unknown Known
Gloria
The Hunt
Kill Your Darlings
Blue Jasmine
12 Years a Slave
Her
Trance

Honorable mentions: Fruitvale Station, The Grandmaster, Stories We Tell, Cutie and the Boxer, Twenty Feet from Stardom, Dallas Buyers Club, A Hijacking, Captain Phillips, Prisoners
Enough Said
Enough Said


ulie Blumenthal's Top Movies of 2013
Short Term 12
Short Term 12
Worth watching: (alphabetical)
Amour
Before Midnight
Berberian Sound Studio
Frances Ha
Laurence Anyways
Short Term 12
Spectacular Now, The
Upstream Color
War Witch
Wrong

Worth note and a watch as well:
John Dies at the End
Reluctant Fundamentalist, The
Europa Report
Yossi



Thom Bowser's Top Ten Plus of 2013
  1. Blue Jasmine
  2. As I Lay Dying
  3. Kill Your Darlings
  4. Stoker
  5. Certified Copy
  6. The Painting
  7. Paradise: Faith
  8. Domain
  9. Beyond the Walls
  10. Evil Dead
  11. Spring Breakers
  12. Any Day Now
  13. The Song of Lunch
  14. Only the Young
  15. 56 Up
  16. On the Road
  17. Post Tenebras Lux
  18. The Central Park Five
  19. Drug War
  20. Headshot
Blue Jasmine
Blue Jasmine

As I Lay Dying
As I Lay Dying



Kim Brown's Dynamite Dozen of 2013
The Grandmaster
The Grandmaster
All Is Lost
American Hustle
Blood Brother
The Crash Reel
Dear Mr. Watterson
Frozen
The Grandmaster
Her
The Hobbitt: The Desolation of Smaug
I Declare War
In a Word...
Mud



Michael Colford's Top Movies of 2013
  1. The Past
  2. Stories We Tell
  3. Wrong
  4. Short Term 12
  5. Upstream Color
  6. What Maisie Knew
  7. Enough Said
  8. Yossi
  9. The Way Way Back
  10. War Witch
  11. The Act of Killing
  12. The Spectacular Now
  13. Frances Ha
  14. Fruitvale Station
  15. Museum Hours
  16. Laurence Anyways
  17. Touchy Feely
  18. Casting By
  19. This is Martin Bonner
  20. Ginger & Rosa
Le Passé
The Past
Wrong
Wrong


Scot Colford's Top Movies of 2013

Upstream Color
Upstream Color

John Dies at the EndJohn Dies at the End

"I surprised myself by seeing many more Chlotrudis-eligible films this year than I thought I had. Here are the ten I found most fascinating. They are all worth a look for people who want to challenge their minds, beliefs, and sensibilities."

Computer Chess
Enough Said
Frances Ha
John Dies at the End
The Past
The Spectacular Now
Stories We Tell
Upstream Color
The Way Way Back
The We and the I
Wrong


Pete Davidson's Top films of 2013

Alphabetical Order:

The Act of Killing
Amour
Broken Circle Breakdown
The Hunt
Inside Llewyn Davis
The Past
Philomena
Reality
Stories We Tell
The Way, Way Back

Honorable Mentions:

Fill the Void
Hannah Arendt
Mud
Paradise: Faith
The Spectacular Now
To the Wonder

The Broken Circle Breakdown
The Broken Circle Breakdown

The Way Way Back
The Way Way Back




Paul Elsnau's Top Films of 2013


Blancanieves
Blancanieves

Jagten
The Hunt


  1. Blancanieves
  2. The Hunt
  3. Nebraska
  4. The Spectacular Now
  5. Berberian Sound Studio
  6. From Up on Poppy Hill
  7. Mud
  8. A Hijacking
  9. No
  10. The Painting
  11. Wrong
  12. Europa Report
  13. Short Term 12
  14. This is Martin Bonner
  15. Much Ado About Nothing
  16. Enough Said
  17. The Great Beauty
  18. The Angels' Share
  19. Philomena
  20. Frances Ha


Peter Hildebrand's Top Films of 2013


  1. Museum Hours
  2. Blue Jasmine
  3. Stoker
  4. Nebraska
  5. The Act of Killing
  6. Amour
  7. Parkland
  8. The Greaty Beauty
  9. Wadjda
  10. Mother of George
Museum Hours
Museum Hours


Bruce Kingsley's Top Movies of 2013

Paradise: Faith
Paradise: Faith

RebelleWar Witch

  1. Paradise: Faith
  2. War Witch
  3. The Act of Killing
  4. The Past
  5. American Hustle
  6. Nebraska
  7. Stories We Tell
  8. Frances Ha
  9. Short Term 12
  10. Blancanieves
Too good not to mention: 12 Years a Slave, 20 Feet From Stardom, Before Midnight, Beyond the Hills, Bridegroom, Casting By, Dirty Wars, Floating Skyscrapers, Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia, The Hunt, Laurence Anyways, Liv & Ingmar, The Place Beyond the Pines, A Touch of Sin, Valentine Road, We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks, The Wind Rises


TC Kirkham's Baker's Dozen of 2013
The Act of Killing
All is Lost
Blood Brother
The Crash Reel
Frozen
Her
Kill Your Darlings
Mud
Only the Young
The Place Beyond the Pines
Populaire
Prince Avalanche
The Square


Blood Brother
Blood Brother


Chris Kriofske's Top 10 of 2013

Frances Ha
Frances Ha
  1. Frances Ha
  2. The Act of Killing
  3. Stories We Tell
  4. The Past
  5. Before Midnight
  6. Nebraska
  7. Inside Llewyn Davis
  8. Her
  9. Gravity
  10. Laurence Anyways
Honorable Mention: 20 Feet From Stardom, American Hustle, Enough Said, The Hunt, Short Term 12, Sightseers, This is Martin Bonner, What Maisie Knew


Toni Pennacchia's Top Movies of 2013


10 Top Greats

A Hijacking
The Hunt
Blancanieves
The Great Beauty
Berberian Sound Studio
Wrong
From Up on Poppy Hill
Nebraska
No
Short Term 12
The Spectacular Now
The Painting

12 More Mentions

This Is Martin Bonner
The Act of Killing
Europa Report
War Witch
The Angels' Share
The Company You Keep
Frances Ha
Philomena
Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey
Blackfish
Eden
Only The Young
A Hijacking
A Hijacking

From Up On Poppy Hill
From Up On Poppy Hill



Jeffrey Pike's Top Movies of 2013

Berberian Sound Studio
Berberian Sound Studio

Mother of George
Mother of George

Movies I most enjoyed this past year, alphabetically:

American Hustle
The Angel's Share
A Band Called Death
Berberian Sound Studio
Crystal Fairy and the Magical Cactus
Ginger and Rosa
Happy People: A Year in the Taiga
The Hunt
Mental
Mother of George
The Sapphires
The Spectacular Now
Stories We Tell
This is Martin Bonner
This is the End
The Way Way Back
The World's End
Upstream Color




Kyle Renick's Top Movies of 2013

1. Frances Ha
2. A Touch of Sin
3. Paradise: Faith
4. You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
5. The Act of Killing
6. Something in the Air
7. The Grandmaster
8. Drug War
9. The Past
10. War Witch
11. At Berkeley
12. Hannah Arendt
13. Kon-Tiki
14. Midnight's Children
15. Reality
16. Wrong
17. Paradise: Love
18. Ip Man: The Final Fight
19. Gimme the Loot
20. Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey

Tian zhu din
A Touch of Sin

The Act of Killing
The Act of Killing