From Our Members – Best & Worst Films of 2013

Part 1 of our annual roundup:

Phil Boatwright – Preview Online – The Best, the Worst and the Could-Have-Beens

Robert Butler – Butler’s Cinema Scene – Ten Best of 2013

Robert Butler, Cynthia Haines & Steve Walker – Up to Date – Top 10 Indie, Foreign & Documentary Films of 2013

Jon Niccum – The Kansas City Star – Best & Worst

Jack Poessiger – KC Confidential – Jack’s Best (& Worst) Nights of “Flickering” in the Darkness

Alan Rapp – Razorfine – Top 13 Movies of 2013

Michael D. Smith – KC Metropolis – Top Films of 2013

The Winners of the 47th Annual Loutzenhiser Awards Are…..

On December 15th, 2013, the Kansas City Film Critics Circle announced the winners of its 47th annual awards –

Best Film: 12 Years a Slave

Robert Altman Award for Best Director – Tie: Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity & Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave

Best Actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave

Best Actress: Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Best Supporting Actor: Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave

Best Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave

Best Original Screenplay: Spike Jonze, Her

Best Adapted Screenplay: John Ridley, 12 Years a Slave

Best Animated Film – Tie: Despicable Me 2 & Frozen

Best Foreign Film: Blue Is the Warmest Color (France)

Best Documentary: The Act of Killing

Vince Koehler Award for Best Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Film: Her