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The Films of 2013


It's been another year of movies, and so it's time for another round of The Matt Awards, the most-anticipated movie awards of the season (well, by me, anyway)!

Every year I pick the best in film, in various categories. Been doing this since 1997, when my Best Picture was Titanic. There are few mediums that resonate with a person better than film, and this is my way of acknowledging and keeping track of those movies, actors, actresses, directors, etc. that have had the greatest impact on me year-by-year.

2013 was a pretty decent year for movies. It seemed to have a fairly diverse line-up, with a selection of styles and subject matter that could please nearly everyone. As it stands, I've seen (almost) every film from the past year that I have an interest in, and so here are the winners of the 2013 Matt Awards. Enjoy!

Best Picture: The World's End
Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron, for  Gravity
Best Actor: Miles Teller, for  The Spectacular Now
Best Actress: Judi Dench, for  Philomena
Best Supporting Actor: Nick Frost, for  The World's End
Best Supporting Actress: Scarlett Johansson, for  Her
Best Cinematography: Sam Levy, for  Frances Ha
Best Original Score: Owen Pallett, for  Her
Best Original Song: The Moon Song by Karen Ofor  Her
Best Original Screenplay: Spike Jonze, for  Her
Best Adapted Screenplay: Steve Coogan & Jeff Pope, for  Philomena
Best Visual Effects: Pacific Rim
Best Film Editing: Soojin Chung, for  Escape from Tomorrow


And, that's it for another year!


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