Daily | Sight & Sound’s Best of 2014 Poll


‘Boyhood’s Ellar Coltrane

“112 of our international contributors and colleagues” have cast their ballots in Sight & Sound‘s “best films of 2014” poll. S&S has their own links for each of the top twenty; below, click the titles to see what reviewers have been saying about each of the films since its premiere.

1. Richard Linklater‘s Boyhood.

2. Jean-Luc Godard‘s Goodbye to Language.

=3. Andrey Zvyagintsev‘s Leviathan.

=3. Pedro Costa‘s Horse Money.

5. Jonathan Glazer’s Under the Skin.

6. Wes Anderson‘s The Grand Budapest Hotel.

7. Nuri Bilge Ceylan‘s Winter Sleep.

8. Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy’s The Tribe.

=9. Pawel Pawlikowski‘s Ida.

=9. Lisandro Alonso‘s Jauja.

=11. Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner.

=11. Frederick Wiseman’s National Gallery.

=11. Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street.

=11. Damien Chazelle‘s Whiplash.

15. Peter Strickland’s The Duke of Burgundy.

=16. Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s Birdman.

=16. Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne’s Two Days, One Night.

=18. Laura Poitras‘s Citizenfour.

=18. Joshua Oppenheimer‘s The Look of Silence.

=18. Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises.

Update, 12/3: And now, the results of the readers poll:

  1. Under the Skin.
  2. Boyhood.
  3. Ida.
  4. The Wolf of Wall Street.
  5. The Grand Budapest Hotel.
  6. Lenny Abrahamson’s Frank.
  7. Dan Gilroy’s Nightcrawler.
  8. Horse Money.
  9. Goodbye to Language.
  10. Two Days, One Night.

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