2014, in my opinion, was the fifth best year for movies this century (after 2000, 2013, 2001 and 2007). 2014 saw a great number of quality films led by one of the all time best in the form of ‘Boyhood’. Not just quality, but 2014 was also about variety. From science fiction to romance to horror, 2014 had everything. Here is the list of best films of 2014 that will be remembered for a long, long time. (That’s why you will find many of the films on the list also found a place in our “Best Movies of this Decade” list.)
10. Under The Skin
Stylistic, magical and visually mesmerizing, ‘Under the Skin’ is a sly but bold commentary on superficiality existing in human society. It is largely indecipherable, but its style and mood is very similar to director Glazer’s brilliant last film, ‘Birth’, which I loved.
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‘Nightcrawler’ is as much an anatomy of obsessiveness as it is a character study of man completely blinded by his obsession and ambition. Jake Gyllenhaal gives, arguably, this year’s best male performance. (Read the full review here).