Wednesday, January 1, 2014

2013: Alberto Zambenedetti

1. The Past (Asghar Farhadi)
2. Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón)
3. Blue Is the Warmest Color (Abdellatif Kechiche)
4. The Wolf of Wall Street (Martin Scorsese)
5. Frances Ha (Noah Baumbach, 2012)
6. Upstream Color (Shane Carruth)
7. We Are the Best! (Lukas Moodysson)
8. The Strange Little Cat (Ramon Zürcher)
9. 12 Years a Slave (Steve McQueen)
10. Side Effects (Steven Soderbergh)

Top five ineligible films (released in 2012, but seen in 2013): Amour (Michael Haneke, 2012), Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow, 2012), Museum Hours (Jem Cohen, 2012), Post Tenebras Lux (Carlos Reygadas), Not Fade Away (David Chase, 2012)

Alberto Zambenedetti is an Assistant Professor of Italian Cinema at the University of Toronto, and a regular contributor to GLI SPIETATI.

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