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.

A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2014

20 December 2014

A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2014, as published by The A.V. Club

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015]

  1. BoyhoodRichard Linklater
  2. WhiplashDamien Chazelle
  3. The Strange Little CatRamon Zürcher
  4. Two Days, One NightJean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
  5. Stray DogsTsai Ming-liang
  6. Under the SkinJonathan Glazer
  7. Force MajeureRuben Östlund
  8. Blue RuinJeremy Saulnier
  9. Gone GirlDavid Fincher
  10. The Missing PictureRithy Panh
  11. NightcrawlerDan Gilroy
  12. The BabadookJennifer Kent
  13. IdaPawel Pawlikowski
  14. The ImmigrantJames Gray
  15. Inherent VicePaul Thomas Anderson