50. Errors of the Human Body: For its strange, unethical beauty.
49. In Fear: For its visual trickery.
48. Texas Chainsaw 3D: For its gruesome inventiveness.
47. As I Lay Dying: For its literary beginnings.
46. The Darkside: For its haunted minimalism.
45. Blue Caprice: For its sleek, quiet terror.
44. Lee Daniels’ The Butler: For its strange, eye-catching use of iconography.
43. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: For its grandeur.
38. Ain’t Them Bodies Saints: For its painterly strangeness.
37. I Am Divine: For its in-your-face queerness.
36. Mystery Road: For its sparse, modern western vibe.
35. Animosity: For its abrasiveness.
34. Leave Me Like You Found Me: For its neat central visual.
33. Evil Dead: For its grand, ball-busting chutzpah.
32. Leviathan: For its beguiling, apocalyptic natural darkness.
31. Bastards: For its red, roughed up film-noir look.
30. Zero Charisma: For its hi-fi design for lo-fi movie.
29. Grabbers: For its humour and not taking the easy road.
28. Stoker: For its intricateness and making me look twice.
27. The Great Gatsby: For its decadence and Debecki’s art deco pose.
26. The Dirties: For its thematic and relevant embrace of pop-minimalism.
25. Computer Chess: For its engaging comical use of retro imagery.
24. Upstream Color: For its actors looking like twisting DNA.
23. F**k for Forest: For its cheap, but graphic conceit.
22. Trance: For its explosive graphic edge.
21. The Selfish Giant: For not giving into grim imagery for such a grim tale.
20. The Conjuring: For its old school aesthetic and Lily Taylor’s captivating face.
19. You’re Next: For its game-playing and uniqueness.
18. The Institute: For its ethereal twist on “face in the sky”.
17. Blackrock: For taking this Deliverance poster and making it feel fresh.
16. Maniac: For being genuinely queasy and unsettling and no bad Photoshop or Drive rip-offs.
15. Blackfish: For its quiet, oversized mystery.
14. I’m So Excited: For its hyper-colored, sexual feast.
13. Stranger by the Lake: For its hyper-colored sexual feast.
12. Spring Breakers: For its simple storytelling through images.
11. Side Effects: For not turning its concept into a joke. For genuine menace.
7. Kiss of the Damned: For being so in tune with its film. One of the industry’s best designers.
6. The Bling Ring: For so succinctly, and comically, selling its materialistic satire through character.
5. Berberian Sound Studio: For its 35mm horror nightmare. A twisted terror.
4. Sightseers: For a cutesy concept that’s entirely relevant and not making it cheap.
3. Jodorowsky’s Dune: For being breathtaking by actually making a poster for Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Dune.
2. The Wolverine: For using its film’s setting as a means of doing something new and unique. For not flubbing it with bad Photoshop and inappropriate text.
1. Spring Breakers: For the neon. For the pose. For the tagline. For being iconic, dangerous, youthful, and totally in spirit with the film.
And that's that! I could also share the worst posters of the year - trust me: that list is also quite long - but I think we'll leave it with the positives. What designs piqued your interest in 2013? Did I miss any? It's very likely that I did, but I'm also happy with the list as it stands.