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Movies of 2013
Cape Town - 2013 has been a blockbuster of a year for movies (cough The Lone Ranger cough After Earth) with a bunch of sequels and remakes interspersed with some original-not-based-on-a-book movies.

As we draw closer to the end of the year, we look back at a year filled with fast cars, broken dreams, bloodthirsty spirits and superheroes galore and why we loved them, as well as looking forward to the last few movies to close off the tumultuous year for actors, directors and movie production houses.

Let's hope next year is just as movie-tastic!

Movies of 2013

Gravity - Sandra Bullock managed to make floating in space the scariest thing ever.


Iron Man 3 - Even billionaire superheroes get panic attacks.

Iron Man 3

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Katniss Everdeen kicking ass on behalf of everyone.

Captain Phillips - Tom Hanks is amazing and the pirates are amazingly scary.

Captain Phillips

Blue is the warmest colour - Lesbians dominated the Cannes festival this year by being more than just lovers.

Blue is the warmest colour

This is the End - Actors playing themselves while the Apocalypse dawns... And Emma Watson dominates Seth Rogen.

This is the end

Thor: The Dark World - Because Loki is a god.


Despicable Me 2 - Minions are the best. Ever.

despicable me 2

The Heat - Melissa McCarthy dominates comedy

the heat


pacific rim

Fast & Furious 6 - Potentially the last time we see this handsome face in the franchise (if they cut out his FF7 scenes)

fast and furious

Man of Steel - Henry Cavil's abs.

Man of Steel

Jackass: Bad Grandpa - We all have a Jackass in us waiting to come out.

bad grandpa

The Great Gatsby - Gatsby threw the kind of parties you wished you had at university.

great gatsby

Star Trek Into Darkness - Just to see Kirk play in the shadow of Cumberbatch.

star trek

The Purge - Everyone has their twisted fantasies.

the purge

Evil Dead - Because idiots who stay in an abandoned cabin in the woods deserve what's coming to them.

Evil Dead

World War Z - Injecting Brad Pitt into a zombie movie is the best thing that ever happened.

world ar z

Monster University - 12 years was too long to wait.

monster university

The Conjuring - The horror to school other horrors.

The Conjuring

Still to come before the year runs out:

Frozen - Olaf the Snowman is just so damn adorable.


The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - Because dragons.

the hobbit

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues - It's kind of a big deal.


Her - Who doesn't want to listen to Scarlett Johansson's sexy-smexy voice?


Saving Mr Banks - We all miss the Mickey Mouse man.

saving mr banks

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty - It proves daydreaming can lead to adventure.

the secret life of walter mitty

American Hustle - Uhm, have you SEEN the cast list?

american hustle
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