Mar 072014
 

I know what you’re thinking. “Sam, didn’t you do this already?” Well, kinda. Every year I publish two best of the year lists. Back in December I shared with you my ‘Best Films of 2013 (Australian Release Schedule)’ – the list contains films which received a cinema release in Australia in 2013, which is a mix of 2012 and 2013 films due to films often getting a delayed released in Aus. This list is my “true” best of 2013 list – it’s films released in Australia between March 2013-Feb 2014 (Jan & Feb is typically when we get the “awards season” films) + festival films which didn’t get a release + direct to DVD/VOD titles. Complicated enough? Look, I understand it, which is all that matters. My top 20 list is presented without comment after the jump.

 

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(Original version, not theatrical cut)
 

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The full list (it runs 48 films deep) can be found on letterboxd.

By Sam McCosh