The Best Movie Performances of 2013

Bruce Dern's turn as a wandering octogenarian in search of imagined millions tops our list of best performances of 2013.

As we announced earlier in the week, the Dallas Film Critics Association picked its best in cinema 2013 earlier this week. Here’s how I voted in the acting categories:

Best Actor

1.             Bruce Dern Nebraska

2.             Robert Redford    All Is Lost

3.             Mads Mikkelsen  The Hunt

4.             Michael B. Jordan  Fruitvale Station

5.             Leonardo DiCaprio  The Wolf of Wall Street


Best Actress

1.             Cate Blanchett     Blue Jasmine

2.             Adele Exarchopoulos   Blue Is The Warmest Color

3.             Greta Gerwig         Frances Ha

4.             Meryl Streep   August: Osage County

5.             Brie Larson   Short Term 12


Best Supporting Actor

1.             Bradley Cooper American Hustle

2.             Barkhad Abdirahman Captain Philips

3.             Michael Fassbinder 12 Years a Slave


Best Supporting Actress

1.             Jennifer Lawrence American Hustle

2.             Lupita Nyong   12 Years a Slave

3.             Lea Seydoux  Blue Is the Warmest Color