Friday, 5 July 2013

Another 50 Must-See Movies in 2013


In January 2013, I anticipated another golden year for cinema with 50 movies to add to your viewing schedule for the forthcoming year.


[In no particular order]


The Impossible (dir. Juan Antonio Bayona)
Les Miserables (dir. Tom Hooper)
Django Unchained (dir. Quentin Tarantino)
Lincoln (dir. Steven Spielberg)
Flight (dir. Robert Zemeckis)
Hitchcock (dir. Sacha Gervasi)
This is 40 (dir. Judd Apatow)
Elysium (dir. Neill Blomkamp)
Gravity (dir. Alfonso Cuaron)
Fast & Furious 6 (dir. Justin Lin)
Man of Steel (dir. Zack Snyder)
Only God Forgives (dir. Nicolas Winding Refn)
Monsters University (dir. Dan Scanlon)
The World’s End (dir. Edgar Wright)
Star Trek into Darkness (dir. J.J Abrams)
Captain Phillips (dir. Paul Greengrass)
Oblivion (dir. Joseph Kosinski)
After Earth (dir. M. Night Shyamalan)
The Great Gatsby (dir. Baz Luhrmann)
Zero Dark Thirty (dir. Kathryn Bigelow)
Rush (dir. Ron Howard)
Wreck-It Ralph (dir. Rich Moore)
The Paperboy (dir. Lee Daniels)
The Place Beyond The Pines (dir. Derek Cianfrance)
Carrie (dir. Kimberly Peirce)
Pain & Gain (dir. Michael Bay)
This is the End (dir. Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen)
Spring Breakers (dir. Harmony Korine)
A Field in England (dir. Ben Wheatley)
The Wolf of Wall Street (dir. Martin Scorsese)
Cloud Atlas (dir. Tom Tykwer, Lana and Andy Wachowski)
Thor: The Dark World (dir. Alan Taylor)
Iron Man 3 (dir. Shane Black)
White House Down (dir. Roland Emmerich)
Trance (dir. Danny Boyle)
Twelve Years a Slave (dir. Steve McQueen)
World War Z (dir. Marc Foster)
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (dir. Peter Jackson)
The Dallas Buyers Club (dir. Jean-Marc Vallée)
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (dir. Francis Lawrence)
Runner, Runner (dir. Brad Furman)
A Good Day to Die Hard (dir. John Moore)
The Monuments Men (dir. George Clooney)
Jack Ryan (dir. Kenneth Branagh)
The Hangover Part III (dir. Todd Phillips)
The Heat (dir. Paul Feig)
The Escape Plan (dir. Mikael Hafstrom)
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (dir. Adam McKay)
The Counsellor (dir. Ridley Scott)
Jobs (dir. Joshua Michael Stern)
Here are another 50 Must-See Movies set to be released in the second-half of 2013.
[In no particular order]
The Bling Ring (dir. Sofia Coppola)
The Lifeguard (dir. Liz W. Garcia)
Pacific Rim (dir. Guillermo Del Toro)
We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks (dir. Alex Gibney)
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (dir. Declan Lowney)
The Lone Ranger (dir. Gore Verbinski)
2 Guns (dir. Baltasar Kormákur)
Upstream Colour (dir. Shane Carruth)
About Time (dir. Richard Curtis)
Don Jon (dir. Joseph Gordon-Levitt)
Inside Llewyn Davis (dir. Joel and Ethan Coen)
The Company You Keep (dir. Robert Redford)
Before Midnight (dir. Richard Linklater)
American Hustle (dir. David O. Russell)
Prisoners (dir. Denis Villeneuve)
Europa Report (dir. Sebastian Cordero)
Black Fish (dir. Samantha Berg)
Springsteen and I (dir. Baillie Walsh)
Girl Most Likely (dir. Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini)
Kick-Ass 2 (dir. Jeff Wadlow)
Lovelace (dir. Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman)
Blue Jasmine (dir. Woody Allen)
Diana (dir. Oliver Hirschbiegel)
Oldboy (dir. Spike Lee)
Philomena (dir. Stephen Frears)
Drinking Buddies (dir. Joe Swanberg)
The Fifth Estate (dir. Bill Condon)
The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman (dir. Frederik Bond)
A Most Wanted Man (dir. Anton Corbijn)
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (dir. Ben Stiller)
The Spectacular Now (dir. James Ponsoldt)
The Way, Way Back (dir. Nat Faxton, Jim Rash)
Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp (dir. Jorge Hinojosa)
Some Girl(s) (dir. Daisy von Scherler Mayer)
The Butler (dir. Lee Daniels)
Crystal Fairy (dir. Sebastian Silva)
Disconnect (dir. Henry Alex Rubin)
Adore (dir. Anne Fontaine)
Grace of Monaco (dir. Olivier Dahan)
Saving Mr. Banks (dir. John Lee Hancock)
The Call (dir. Brad Anderson)
Afternoon Delight (dir. Jill Soloway)
Prince Avalanche (dir. David Gordon Green)
In a World (dir. Lake Bell)
Machete Kills (dir. Robert Rodriguez)
Scenic Route (dir. Kevin Goetz, Michael Goetz)
Snowpiercer (dir. Joon-ho Bong)
Out of the Furnace (dir. Scott Cooper)
Dead Man Down (dir. Niels Arden Oplev)
Her (dir. Spike Jonze)