Wesley Morris: Top 30 Movies of 2014

Norte, the End of History

Wesley Morris: Top 30 Movies of 2014 (as published by Grantland)

  1. Norte, the End of History – Lav Diaz
  2. Selma – Ava DuVernay
  3. Citizenfour – Laura Poitras
  4. Land Ho! – Martha Stephens & Aaron Katz
  5. Inherent Vice – Paul Thomas Anderson
  6. Edge of Tomorrow – Doug Liman
  7. Whiplash – Damien Chazelle
  8. The Babadook – Jennifer Kent
  9. Nymphomaniac – Lars von Trier
  10. Stranger by the Lake – Alain Guiraudie

20 more that easily could be one of the 10

  • Actress – Robert Greene
  • Birdman – Alejandro G. Iñárritu
  • Bird People – Pascale Ferran
  • Boyhood – Richard Linklater
  • Dear White People – Justin Simien
  • The Double – Richard Ayoade
  • Ida – Pawel Pawlikowski
  • The Last of the Unjust – Claude Lanzmann
  • Love is Strange – Ira Sachs
  • MANAKAMANA – Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez
  • Mr. Turner – Mike Leigh
  • National Gallery – Frederick Wiseman
  • Non-Stop – Jaume Collet-Serra
  • The Overnighters – Jesse Moss
  • Pride – Matthew Warchus
  • The Raid 2 – Gareth Evans
  • Snowpiercer – Bong Joon-ho
  • Two Days, One Night – Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
  • Under the Skin – Jonathan Glazer
  • Wild – Jean-Marc Vallée