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.
  1. Michael Phillips: 30 Best Movies of 2014
  2. Andrew O’Hehir: 21 Best Movies of 2014
  3. Steve Erickson: 20 Best Films of 2014
  4. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2014
  5. Dissolve: 20 Best Films of 2014
  6. Scott Tobias: Top 15 films of 2014
  7. Eric Kohn: 10 Best Films of 2014
  8. A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2014
  9. David Edelstein: 19 Best Movies of 2014
  10. Keyframe: Top 25 Films of 2014
  11. Keith Phipps: Top 15 Films of 2014
  12. Tasha Robinson: Top 15 Films of 2014
  13. Genevieve Koski: Top 15 Films of 2014
  14. A.O. Scott: Top 21 Films of 2014
  15. Nathan Rabin: Top 15 Films of 2014
  16. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 20 Films of 2014
  17. Ty Burr: 28 Best Movies of 2014
  18. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2014
  19. Stephanie Zacharek: 28 Top Movies of 2014
  20. Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2014
  21. Noel Murray: Top 15 Films of 2014
  22. Ben Kenigsberg: 15 Best Films of 2014
  23. Flavorwire: 26 Best Films of 2014
  24. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2014
  25. Ben Sachs: 30 Favorite Films of 2014
  26. Christopher Orr: 30 Best Movies of 2014
  27. Mike D’Angelo: Top 15 films of 2014
  28. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: 15 Best Films of 2014
  29. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2014
  30. Nick Schager: 15 Best Films of 2014