The year that was 2013 has run its course, so the time has come for Team Twitch to pool its ever-growing troupe of contributors from the four corners of the planet, gather its collective thoughts and pay special tribute to those films that have made a particularly strong impact over the past twelve months.
This is it, folks. The buck stops here. In the end, there can be only one - or at least, one each. These are the Best Films of 2013, according to our ever-growing band of writers and correspondents here at Twitch, so there is nothing left to say except enjoy and Happy New Year - here's to a cracking 2014.
Todd Brown, Peter Martin, Ryland Aldrich, Brian Clark, Ben Umstead, Jaime Grijalba Gomez, Shelagh M. Rowan-Legg, Ard Vijn, Patryk Czekaj, Joshua Chaplinsky, Eric Ortiz Garcia, Niels Matthijs, Patrick Holzapfel, Kurt Halfyard, Christopher O'Keeffe, Dustin Chang, J Hurtado, Jim Tudor, Ben Croll, Pierce Conran, Jason Gorber, Ernesto Zelaya Miñano and Kwenton Bellette
contributed to this story.