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. Stephanie Zacharek: 28 Top Movies of 2014
  2. Noel Murray: Top 15 Films of 2014
  3. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2014
  4. Susannah Gruder: Best Movies of the 2010s
  5. Alison Willmore: 14 Greatest Movies of 2014
  6. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2014
  7. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  8. Scott Tobias: Top 15 films of 2014
  9. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2014
  10. Jordan Ruimy: The 25 Best Movies of the Decade
  11. Dissolve: 20 Best Films of 2014
  12. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2014
  13. Keyframe: Top 25 Films of 2014
  14. Keith Phipps: Top 15 Films of 2014
  15. Mike D’Angelo: Top 15 films of 2014
  16. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2014
  17. J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2014
  18. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 20 Films of 2014
  19. Tasha Robinson: Top 15 Films of 2014
  20. Time Out New York: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  21. Keith Phipps: Top 30 Films of the Decade
  22. Andrew O’Hehir: 21 Best Movies of 2014
  23. A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2014
  24. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  25. RogerEbert.com: The Best Films of the 2010s
  26. Nick Schager: 15 Best Films of 2014
  27. Hyperallergic: The Best Films of the Decade
  28. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s
  29. Miriam Bale: Top 9 Films of 2014
  30. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  31. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top 10 Films of the Decade 2010-2019
  32. Ty Burr: The 50 Best Movies of the Decade
  33. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  34. The Independent: The 40 Best Films of the Decade
  35. Ty Burr: 28 Best Movies of 2014
  36. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  37. The Young Folks: Top 50 Films of the 2010s
  38. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade