That clip-clop sound you hear is not horse hooves but coconut halves; you have discovered our movie reviewers approaching a grail-shaped beacon in search of … the Oscar roundtable.
Here at NJ Newsroom, we agree that strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is the worst basis for a system of government, except for all the others. Nevertheless, we’ll instead opt for democracy as we recount our quest for the best movies of 2013.
There were many good bits, about three dozen movies worthy of “top 10” lists or Oscar nominations. Whether the Academy Awards, with their usual array of errors and omissions, will be that enjoyable remains unknown. So as we settle in comfortably at Castle Anthrax, let the opining commence!