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.

Nick Schager: 15 Best Films of 2014

20 December 2014

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

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

  1. Mr. TurnerMike Leigh
  2. National GalleryFrederick Wiseman
  3. Winter SleepNuri Bilge Ceylan
  4. Gone GirlDavid Fincher
  5. A Field in EnglandBen Wheatley
  6. Two Days, One NightJean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
  7. Under the SkinJonathan Glazer
  8. Only Lovers Left AliveJim Jarmusch
  9. Force MajeureRuben Östlund
  10. A Girl Walks Home Alone at NightAna Lily Amirpour
  11. A Most Violent YearJ.C. Chandor
  12. The HomesmanTommy Lee Jones
  13. BoyhoodRichard Linklater
  14. A Most Wanted ManAnton Corbijn
  15. FoxcatcherBennett Miller