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  Even with several titles getting pushed to a 2024 release due to various industry strikes I firmly believe 2023 was one of the best and deepest years in film since I began making this list 15 years ago.  I consider the movies presented here exceptional from top to bottom. Whittling it to ten entries was as tough as it has been in years and slotting them into their proper places was a headache inducing labor of love. From showstopping spectacles, to heart wrenching dramas, and to a vivacious glittering savior of the cinemas, 2023 boasted outstanding work every week of the year. These 10 I believe best represent this phenomenal year of film. A gentle reminder that my list only includes feature films, does not consider documentaries (of which there were a few terrific entries this year), and is limited to only movies I was able to see before the release of this article. There are always a couple of movies I would have love to see but was unable to for various reasons. With that said, le