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. Michael Sicinski: Top 12 Films of 2014
  2. Mike D’Angelo: Top 15 films of 2014
  3. Alison Willmore: 14 Greatest Movies of 2014
  4. Ben Kenigsberg: 15 Best Films of 2014
  5. J.R. Jones: 20 Favorite Movies of 2014
  6. A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2014
  7. Susannah Gruder: Best Movies of the 2010s
  8. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2014
  9. Nick Schager: 15 Best Films of 2014
  10. Keith Phipps: Top 15 Films of 2014
  11. Dissolve: 20 Best Films of 2014
  12. David Edelstein: 19 Best Movies of 2014
  13. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2014
  14. Flavorwire: 26 Best Films of 2014
  15. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2014
  16. Ty Burr: 28 Best Movies of 2014
  17. Scott Tobias: Top 15 films of 2014
  18. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 20 Films of 2014
  19. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  20. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade