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.

Ty Burr: 28 Best Movies of 2014

05 January 2015

Ty Burr: 28 Best Movies of 2014, as published by The Boston Globe

[see also 2012, 2011]

  1. BoyhoodRichard Linklater
  2. The ImmigrantJames Gray
  3. American SniperClint Eastwood
  4. CitizenfourLaura Poitras
  5. WhiplashDamien Chazelle
  6. The Grand Budapest HotelWes Anderson
  7. Mr. TurnerMike Leigh
  8. Inherent VicePaul Thomas Anderson
  9. MANAKAMANAStephanie Spray and Pacho Velez
  10. BirdmanAlejandro G. Iñárritu
  11. Life ItselfSteve James
  12. Two Days, One NightJean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
  13. Dear White PeopleJustin Simien
  14. Under the SkinJonathan Glazer
  15. LockeSteven Knight