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. Kevin B. Lee: 10 Best Films of 2014
  2. Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2014
  3. Brian Darr: 10 Best Feature Films of 2014
  4. James Quandt: 10 Best Films of 2014
  5. J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2014
  6. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 20 Films of 2014
  7. Keyframe: Top 25 Films of 2014
  8. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2014
  9. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2014
  10. Cinema Scope: Top 10 Films of 2014
  11. TIFF Cinematheque: The Best of the Decade: An Alternative View
  12. Jordan Cronk: The 50 Best Films of the 2010s
  13. Jonathan Rosenbaum: Best Films of the Decade (2010-2019)
  14. Miriam Bale: Top 9 Films of 2014
  15. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2014
  16. Ben Kenigsberg: 15 Best Films of 2014
  17. Darren Hughes: 10 Favorite Films of 2014
  18. Steve Erickson: 20 Best Films of 2014
  19. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: 15 Best Films of 2014
  20. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of the 2010s
  21. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2014
  22. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2014
  23. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade