SPECIAL: The Best Movies of 2013

Photo: A24

Photo: A24

Chris Luckett

2013 was a weak year for movies. Not since 2008 have there been so few great ones. That’s not to say there haven’t been any – as there definitely have been – but it was slim pickings this year. In any event, there were still 25 great ones. From animation and documentaries to period pieces and science-fiction, these were the best movies of 2013.

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REVIEW: Rush (2013)

Photo: Universal Pictures

Photo: Universal Pictures

Chris Luckett

Sports movies have a tricky line to walk. They have to satisfy fans of the sports who will scrutinize them for any errors, while remaining easy enough to understand for casual moviegoers who aren’t invested in the sports. As movies like The Pride of the Yankees, Raging Bull, and Rudy have proven, the trick is to make the movie more about the characters than the game itself. Rush knows this very well.

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