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.

David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2014

03 December 2014

This year’s installment of David Ehrlich’s always enjoyable video countdown: 25 Best Films of 2014 (presented this year by Little White Lies).

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. The Grand Budapest HotelWes Anderson
  2. Inherent VicePaul Thomas Anderson
  3. Under the SkinJonathan Glazer
  4. NymphomaniacLars von Trier
  5. Gone GirlDavid Fincher
  6. Only Lovers Left AliveJim Jarmusch
  7. The DoubleRichard Ayoade
  8. God Help the GirlStuart Murdoch
  9. Force MajeureRuben Östlund
  10. The Tale of the Princess KaguyaIsao Takahata
  11. BoyhoodRichard Linklater
  12. Goodbye to Language 3DJean-Luc Godard
  13. IdaPawel Pawlikowski
  14. Palo AltoGia Coppola
  15. The BabadookJennifer Kent
  16. MommyXavier Dolan
  17. Why Don’t You Play in Hell?Sion Sono
  18. Starred UpDavid Mackenzie
  19. GodzillaGareth Edwards
  20. Listen Up PhilipAlex Ross Perry
  21. Love is StrangeIra Sachs
  22. SelmaAva DuVernay
  23. TimbuktuAbderrahmane Sissako
  24. We Are the Best!Lukas Moodysson
  25. LucyLuc Besson