Hello all. It’s Elessar, your friendly neighborhood movie reviewer. [Editor’s Note: He’s not exceptionally friendly, and we’re still not sure what neighborhood he’s from]. Since I missed giving you a review last Saturday, I decided I would give you my top 10 of 2014 in the middle of the week, and a proper review Saturday.
2014 was…an odd year. So many of the big directors were either busy with something else or taking it easy, that it allowed some of the odder, more interesting directors to come out of the shadows and take their shot (although I didn’t get to see either Cronenberg’s or Gilliam’s new movies). As a result, this top 10 is one of the more eclectic I’ve had, and my top 10s tend toward the eclectic side as is.
Not that it wasn’t also a good year. Weirdness tends to breed variety and this year’s crop was pretty exceptional. I normally feel kind of awkward about some of the movies sitting at the bottom of the year, but this year I’m pretty satisfied with the results. So without further ado, here are my Top 10 Best Movies of 2014.
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