Best & Worst of 2013: TheWrap's Year-End Review

Best & Worst of 2013: TheWrap's Year-End Review

The OMG, WTF moments in movies, TV and media, Hollywood's boldest and wussiest moves and so much more

TheWrap Staff Picks Its Favorite Stories From 2013
Editor-in-Chief Sharon Waxman and Executive Editor Joseph Kapsch asked the staff to pick the stories this year that they were most proud of. We decided to share their picks with our readers.

Best & Worst 2013: Movie Moments of the Year – '12 Years a Slave,’ ‘Nebraska’ and Yes, ‘Safe Haven’
Was one our favorites one of yours?

Best & Worst 2013: Hollywood's Boldest Moves of the Year
Jeff Berg launched his own agency, Les Moonves took on Time Warner Cable and Miley Cyrus took off her clothes to take over the world

Best & Worst 2013: Hollywood's Wussiest Moves of the Year
Universal shuttered art house arm Focus Features, Charlie Hunnam was afraid to play Christian Grey, and Jimmy Kimmel sold out while pretending he didn't

Best & Worst 2013: Alonso Duralde's Top 10 Movie Picks (Video)
See how many movies TheWrap's movie critic loved that you hated

Best & Worst 2013: Alonso Duralde Picks 10 Worst Movies of the Year:
Now see how many movies you loved that he hated.

‘What's The Deal?': Jeff Sneider's Top 10 Movies of 2013 (Video)
How many of Duralde's picks did @TheInSneider agree and disagree with?

Best & Worst 2013: Box-Office Blockbusters, Bombs and In-Betweens
From “Iron Man 3″ to “RIPD,” with lots of stops in-between

Hollywood's Best & Worst Casting News of 2013 – From ‘Batman vs. Superman’ to ‘Fifty Shades’
22 of the year's casting decisions that drew cheers and jeers

The Year in James Franco: Everything He Did in 2013 That You Didn't
Brace yourself: There's a lot

Best & Worst 2013: TV's Biggest Winners and Losers of the Year
From “Breaking Bad” to the ironic “Lucky 7,” who made it and who just faded on the small screen

Best & Worst 2013: 11 of TV's Most Shocking Deaths
There were more than just the Starks

Best & Worst 2013: TV's Most Eye-Popping Moments of the Year
But the Starks “Red Wedding” was definitely one of the most eye-popping moments of the year (and ever)

The Year in Cable News: Fox News Ends Another Contentious Year at the Top
In a year of major news stories – the Boston Marathon bombing, NSA leaks, the government shutdown – the story behind the story has never been more important. TheWrap takes a look at the networks that brought you these stories 24 hours a day for the past 365 days, their highs and lows, and what you can expect from them in the new year.

The Year in Cable News: CNN Weathers Turbulent 2013 With New Leadership and Stable Ratings
In a year of major news stories – the Boston Marathon bombing, NSA leaks, the government shutdown – the story behind the story has never been more important. TheWrap takes a look at the networks that brought you these stories 24 hours a day for the past 365 days, their highs and lows, and what you can expect from them in the new year.

The Year in Cable News: Bashir, Baldwin Exits Cap Year of Turmoil for MSNBC
In a year of major news stories – the Boston Marathon bombing, NSA leaks, the government shutdown – the story behind the story has never been more important. TheWrap takes a look at the networks that brought you these stories 24 hours a day for the past 365 days, their highs and lows, and what you can expect from them in the new year.

Best & Worst 2013: Wackiest Parodies From Apparently a Very Funny Year (Video)
From “Bound 3″ to busting jokes about “Breaking Bad,” 2013 had us bursting out with laughter

Best & Worst 2013: 5 of the Year's Biggest Publicity Disasters Besides Justine Sacco's AIDS Tweet
Never forget (try not to repeat)

7 People We Mock Now But Will Worship When They're Gone (Photos)
There will always be artists and celebrities we demean when they're breathing – only to praise them when they stop. At a time of year when we look back on some of the amazing people we've lost, let's look at some of the ones we still have – and give them their due

6 Box-Office Takeaways From a Record Year of Hits and Flops
OK Hollywood: IMAX rules, horror is killer and watch the price tags

The Year's 9 Biggest Payoffs: ‘Insidious: Chapter 2' Tops Tony Stark and Katniss Everdeen
None of the year's biggest films — not “Iron Man,” “Hunger Games” nor “The Hobbit” — offered as good a return on investment as “Insidious: Chapter 2″

The Year's 5 Biggest Bombs: Is '47 Ronin’ Bigger Flop Than  ‘Lone Ranger'?
Early numbers suggest that Universal Pictures’ samurai film starring Keanu Reeves could be joining “Lone Ranger” and “Jack the Giant Slayer” in this year's box-office hall of shame

Watch 15 Minutes of 2013's Most Outrageous News Bloopers (Videos)
Yes, there were that many, and yes, former North Dakota news anchor A.J. Clemente made the cut

Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2013:
We lost some great ones this year.