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.
2014 Movies

Michael Sicinski: Top 12 Films of 2014

28 February 2015

Michael Sicinski: Top 12 Films of 2014 (limited to “poll-eligible” films)

[see also 2017, 2016, 2013, 2012]

  1. Two Days, One NightJean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
  2. The Strange Little CatRamon Zürcher
  3. Stranger by the LakeAlain Guiraudie
  4. Closed CurtainKambuzia Partovi and Jafar Panahi
  5. ActressRobert Greene
  6. The Story of My DeathAlbert Serra
  7. SnowpiercerBong Joon-ho
  8. Charlie Victor RomeoKarlyn Michelson, Patrick Daniels, Robert Berger
  9. Only Lovers Left AliveJim Jarmusch
  10. What Now? Remind MeJoaquim Pinto
  11. Stray DogsTsai Ming-liang
  12. Vic + Flo Saw a BearDenis Côté