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.

Michael Sicinski: Top 12 Films of 2014

28 February 2015

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

[see also The 30 Best Avant-Garde Feature Films of the Decade, Top 30 Experimental Films of 2018, Top 50 Films of 2018, Top 25 Films of 2017, Top 10 Films of 2016, Top 10 Films of 2013, Top 12 Films of 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