Vote for your favorite 2013 movie, star, director at “Reader Selection Award” at Patheos



As you may know, the religion blog web portal “Patheos” has an Entertainment Channel (where my blog lives) with many film critics from various faith communities sharing about their favorite films. We would like to ask you to weigh in and vote for the “Reader SelectionAward” – CLICK HERE to vote.

According to editor Rebecca Cusey, “The Patheos Movie Awards (aka the #Pathies) will be announced February 26, 2014.”

The Nominees are:

Best Picture of 2013

  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Gravity
  • Her
  • Lone Survivor
  • Philomena

 Best Director

  • Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity)
  • Peter Berg (Lone Survivor)
  • Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave)
  • Spike Jonze (Her)
  • Cristian Mungiu (Beyond the Hills)
  • Joshua Oppenheimer (The Act of Killing)
  • Joel and Ethan Coen (Inside Llewyn Davis)


Best Actor

  • Leonardo DiCaprio (The Great Gatsby)
  • Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street)
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)
  • Christian Bale (American Hustle)
  • Joaquin Phoenix (Her)


Best Actress

  • Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks)
  • Sandra Bullock (Gravity)
  • Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha)
  • Brie Larson (Short Term 12)
  • Barbara Sukowa (Hannah Arendt)
  • Adéle Exarchopoulos (Blue is the Warmest Color)
  • Judi Dench (Philomena)


Best Supporting Actor

  • Bradley Cooper (American Hustle)
  • Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club)
  • James Franco (Spring Breakers)
  • Daniel Brühl (Rush)
  • Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave)


Best Supporting Actress

  • Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle)
  • Sarah Paulson (12 Years a Slave)
  • Sally Hawkins ( Blue Jasmine)
  • June Squibb (Nebraska)
  • Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave)


Best Movie to Watch as a Family

  • Frozen
  • Monsters University
  • From Up on Poppy Hill
  • Saving Mr. Banks
  • The Way, Way Back


Best Portrayal of Faith

  • Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) in Gravity
  • Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) in 42
  • Father Quintana (Javier Barden) in To the Wonder
  • Shira (Hadas Yaron) in Fill the Void
  • Philomena (Judi Dench) in Philomena





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