Our critics each select their three of the best films

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 29 December, 2013, 4:56pm
UPDATED : Friday, 15 June, 2018, 2:19pm

James Mottram

All is Lost (US) - directed by J.C. Chandor; starring Robert Redford

Blue is the Warmest Colour (France-Belgium-Spain) - directed by Abdellatif Kechiche; starring Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos

A Field in England (Britain) - directed by Ben Wheatley; starring Julian Barratt, Michael Smiley


Yvonne Teh

The Great Passage (Japan) - directed by Yuya Ishii; starring Ryuhei Matsuda, Aoi Miyazaki, Joe Odagiri

The Hunt (Denmark-Sweden) - directed by Thomas Vinterberg; starring Mads Mikkelsen

The Way We Dance (Hong Kong) - directed by Adam Wong Sau-ping; starring Cherry Ngan Cheuk-ling, Babyjohn Choi Hon-yik


Edmund Lee

The Act of Killing (Denmark-Norway-Britain) - directed by Joshua Oppenheimer; with Anwar Congo

Before Midnight (US) - directed by Richard Linklater; starring Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy

Like Father, Like Son (Japan) - directed by Hirokazu Koreeda; starring Masaharu Fukuyama, Keita Ninomiya, Lily Franky