Arch Campbell's movie picks for 2013

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(WJLA) - This year was a great year for movies! Here are Arch's top picks:

1. "American Hustle" was Arch's favorite movie of 2013. David O. Russell's follow to "Silver Linings Playbook" spins a great story about con men and women.

2. "12 Years a Slave" is Arch's pick for the most powerful movie.

3. "Gravity" advances the technology of movies and provides a great performance by Sandra Bullock.

Other favorites of Arch's include:

"Saving Mr. Banks"
"Enough Said"
"The Butler"
"Fruitvale Station"
"Blue Jasmine"
"The Way Way Back"
"The Kings of Summer"
"Frances Ha"
"The Great Gatsby"
"Warm Bodies"
"World War Z"
"The Book Thief"