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.

Dissolve: 20 Best Films of 2014

19 December 2014

The Dissolve: 20 Best Films of 2014

[see also 2013]

  1. BoyhoodRichard Linklater
  2. The Grand Budapest HotelWes Anderson
  3. Under the SkinJonathan Glazer
  4. WhiplashDamien Chazelle
  5. Only Lovers Left AliveJim Jarmusch
  6. Life ItselfSteve James
  7. Two Days, One NightJean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
  8. Force MajeureRuben Östlund
  9. Gone GirlDavid Fincher
  10. SelmaAva DuVernay
  11. NightcrawlerDan Gilroy
  12. SnowpiercerBong Joon-ho
  13. Inherent VicePaul Thomas Anderson
  14. Obvious ChildGillian Robespierre
  15. The Lego MoviePhil Lord, Christopher Miller
  16. Bird PeoplePascale Ferran
  17. Guardians of the GalaxyJames Gunn
  18. The Missing PictureRithy Panh
  19. Blue RuinJeremy Saulnier
  20. Listen Up PhilipAlex Ross Perry