10. Captain Phillips
The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Reason why it made my 10: the last 15 minutes
9. The Spectacular Now
A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Reason why it made my 10: The Restaurant scene
8. 12 Years A Slave
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Reason why it made my 10: The climatic whipping
7. This Is The End
While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.
Reason why it made my 10: Revealing of the gimp
6. American Hustle
A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive British partner, Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.
Reason why it made my 10: Result of the con
When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Reason why it made my 10: The Car ride to the hospital
Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.
Reason why it made my 10: Let it Go
3. Blue Is The Warmest Color
Adele's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Reason why it made my 10: The first Love scene between Adele and Emma
A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system that's designed to meet his every need.
Reason why it made my 10: Theodore's first meeting with Samantha
AND THE BEST FILM FROM 2013 IS....
THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
Reason why it made my 10: The Lemmons scene
Honorable mentions: Don Jon, The Place Beyond The Pines, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Nebraska, Saving Mr. Banks