Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

Slant: 25 Best Films of 2014

12 December 2014

Slant Magazine: 25 Best Films of 2014

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. Under the SkinJonathan Glazer
  2. Stranger by the LakeAlain Guiraudie
  3. The ImmigrantJames Gray
  4. BoyhoodRichard Linklater
  5. Inherent VicePaul Thomas Anderson
  6. Two Days, One NightJean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
  7. The Grand Budapest HotelWes Anderson
  8. Only Lovers Left AliveJim Jarmusch
  9. Stray DogsTsai Ming-liang
  10. Force MajeureRuben Östlund
  11. Mr. TurnerMike Leigh
  12. Goodbye to Language 3DJean-Luc Godard
  13. Listen Up PhilipAlex Ross Perry
  14. National GalleryFrederick Wiseman
  15. The Strange Little CatRamon Zürcher
  16. MANAKAMANAStephanie Spray and Pacho Velez
  17. Closed CurtainKambuzia Partovi and Jafar Panahi
  18. The Story of My DeathAlbert Serra
  19. IdaPawel Pawlikowski
  20. The Naked RoomNuria Ibañez