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Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#1 Post by Jeff » Wed Jan 01, 2014 1:06 am

1. Boyhood
2. The Grand Budapest Hotel
3. We Are the Best!
4. Under the Skin
5. Inherent Vice
6. Force Majeure
7. Two Days, One Night
8. Ida
9. Leviathan
10. Goodbye to Language

The Next Ten: Wild Tales, Mr. Turner, A Most Violent Year, Edge of Tomorrow, Gone Girl, Foxcatcher, Selma, Joe, The Lego Movie, A Most Wanted Man


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#2 Post by bjboyer » Wed Jan 01, 2014 1:15 am

1. The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson)
2. Whiplash (Damien Chazelle)
3. Boyhood (Richard Linklater)
4. Gone Girl (David Fincher)
5. Guardians of the Galaxy (James Gunn)
6. Interstellar (Christopher Nolan)
7. Only Lovers Left Alive (Jim Jarmusch)
8. Birdman (Alejandro González Iñárritu)
9. Begin Again (John Carney)
10. John Wick (Chad Stahelski, David Leitch)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#3 Post by wigwam » Wed Jan 01, 2014 1:15 am

1. Goodbye to Language
2. Listen Up Philip
3. The Grand Budapest Hotel
4. God Help the Girl
5. Jauja
6. Journey to the West (Tsai)
7. White Bird in a Blizzard
8. The One I Love
9. Land Ho!
10. Whiplash

Inherent Vice will probably be on here as soon as I can see it.

hon men:
FWWM Deleted Scenes (Lynch)
The Cosmopolitans (Stillman)
True Detective (Fukunaga)
Psychos (Soderbergh)
Khan Khanne (Godard)

Birdman
The Heart Machine
The M Word
The Possession of Michael King
The Trip to Italy


as of 12/17/14

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#4 Post by Professor Wagstaff » Wed Jan 01, 2014 1:15 am

1) Whiplash (Chazelle)
2) Foxcatcher (Miller)
3) The Grand Budapest Hotel (Anderson)
4) A Most Violent Year (Chandor)
5) Boyhood (Linklater)
6) Blue Ruin (Saulnier)
7) The Guest (Wingard)
8) Locke (Knight)
9) Two Days, One Night (Dardenne Brothers)
10) Gone Girl (Fincher)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#5 Post by The Narrator Returns » Wed Jan 01, 2014 1:18 am

1. Inherent Vice (P.T. Anderson)
2. Interstellar (Nolan)
3. Two Days, One Night (Dardennes)
4. Whiplash (Chazelle)
5. Boyhood (Linklater)
6. The Grand Budapest Hotel (W. Anderson)
7. The Immigrant (Gray)
8. Under the Skin (Glazer)
9. Blue Ruin (Saulnier)
10. Birdman (González Iñárritu)

Other films seen this year (in order of preference)
Nightcrawler (Gilroy)
Gone Girl (Fincher)
Selma (DuVernay)
Foxcatcher (Miller)
The Lego Movie (Lord & Miller)
A Most Wanted Man (Corbijn)
A Most Violent Year (Chandor)
Enemy (Villeneuve)
Snowpiercer (Bong)
22 Jump Street (Lord & Miller)
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Reeves)
Guardians of the Galaxy (Gunn)
The Drop (Roskam)
The Interview (Rogen & Goldberg)
Edge of Tomorrow (Liman)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (Lawrence)
X-Men: Days of Future Past (Singer)
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Russo)
Noah (Aronofsky)
Big Eyes (Burton)
Magic in the Moonlight (Allen)
Veronica Mars (Thomas)
Godzilla (Edwards)
The Fault in Our Stars (Boone)
Unbroken (Jolie)

Special Mention Goes To:
Too Many Cooks (Kelly)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#6 Post by jindianajonz » Wed Jan 01, 2014 1:26 am

In no particular order:

Only Lovers Left Alive
Grand Budapest Hotel
Two Days, One Night
Nymphomaniac
Boyhood
Tale of Princess Kaguya
Nightcrawler
Birdman
Magic in the Moonlight
The Lunchbox

Also saw: We Are the Best!, The Wind Rises, Under the Skin, Jauja, Snowpiercer, The Immigrant, Enemy, Lucy, Godzilla, Veronica Mars, Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America: Winter Soldier, Chef, X-men: Days of Future Past, Big Hero 6, Interstellar, Goodbye to Language, The Lego Movie, Edge of Tomorrow, Gone Girl
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#7 Post by swo17 » Wed Jan 01, 2014 1:26 am

01 Goodbye to Language (Godard)
02 Force Majeure (Östlund)
03 Only Lovers Left Alive (Jarmusch)
04 Winter Sleep (Ceylan)
05 We Are the Best! (Moodysson)
06 Enemy (Villeneuve)
07 The One I Love (McDowell)
08 The Double (Ayoade)
09 Three Landscapes (Hutton)
10 Stray Dogs (Tsai)

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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#8 Post by lacritfan » Wed Jan 01, 2014 1:28 am

Interstellar
Under the Skin
Stray Dogs
Only Lovers Left Alive
Whiplash
Birdman
Boyhood
The Skeleton Twins
Inherent Vice
The Grand Budapest Hotel
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#9 Post by domino harvey » Wed Jan 01, 2014 1:36 am

01 Birdman (Alejandro González Iñárritu)
02 Gone Girl (David Fincher)
03 Whiplash (Damien Chazelle)
04 Magic in the Moonlight (Woody Allen)
05 We Are the Best! (Lukas Moodysson)
06 Laggies (Lynn Shelton)
07 the One I Love (Charlie McDowell)
08 A Master Builder (Jonathan Demme)
09 the Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him / the Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her (Ned Bensom)
10 Inherent Vice (Paul Thomas Anderson)


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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#10 Post by Dylan » Wed Jan 01, 2014 2:25 am

1. Magic in the Moonlight
2. Young & Beautiful
3. The Skeleton Twins
4. Big Eyes
5. Edge of Tomorrow
6. Whiplash
7. The One I Love
8. Finding Vivian Maier
9. Boyhood
10. Enemy
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Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#11 Post by Red Screamer » Wed Jan 01, 2014 2:38 am

01 Goodbye to Language 3D (Godard)
02 Inherent Vice (Anderson)
03 Journey to the West (Tsai)
04 We Are the Best! (Moodysson)
05 Boyhood (Linklater)
06 The Immigrant (Gray)
07 Whiplash (Chazelle)
08 Locke (Knight)
09 Gone Girl (Fincher)
10 Unfriended (Gabriadze)



Best Non-Features
Transformers: The Premake by Kevin B. Lee
Camera falls from airplane and lands in pig pen--MUST WATCH END!!

Updated 02/11/20
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#12 Post by criterion10 » Wed Jan 01, 2014 2:48 am

1. Gone Girl (David Fincher)
2. Inherent Vice (Paul Thomas Anderson)
3. Whiplash (Damien Chazelle)
4. Mommy (Xavier Dolan)
5. The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson)
6. Boyhood (Richard Linklater)
7. Nymphomaniac (Lars Von Trier)
8. A Most Violent Year (J.C. Chandor)
9. Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy)
10. The Immigrant (James Gray)
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#13 Post by matrixschmatrix » Wed Jan 01, 2014 2:57 am

1. Inherent Vice
2. Only Lovers Left Alive
3. The Grand Budapest Hotel
4. The Wind Rises
5. Snowpiercer
6. Guardians of the Galaxy
7. Nightcrawler
8. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
9. The Raid 2
10. Interstellar
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#14 Post by reno dakota » Wed Jan 01, 2014 3:23 am

1. Ida (Pawlikowski)
2. The Grand Budapest Hotel (Anderson)
3. Love is Strange (Sachs)
4. Pride (Warchus)
5. Night Moves (Reichardt)
6. Hide Your Smiling Faces (Carbone)
7. Under the Skin (Glazer)
8. Leviathan (Zvyagintsev)
9. Starred Up (Mackenzie)
10. Enemy (Villeneuve)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#15 Post by Murdoch » Wed Jan 01, 2014 3:50 am

Guardians of the Galazy - Gunn
Interstellar - Nolan
The Lego Movie - Lord & Miller
Mood Indigo - Gondry
They Came Together - Wain
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Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#16 Post by Black Hat » Wed Jan 01, 2014 5:41 am

1 - Boyhood
2 - Inherent Vice
3 - Whiplash
4 - Dear White People
5 - Nymphomaniac
6 - Goodbye to Language
7 - Grand Budapest Hotel
8 - Birdman
9 - Interstellar
10 - The Wonders (Alice Rohrwacher)
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#17 Post by felipe » Wed Jan 01, 2014 8:21 am

1. Birdman
2. The Double
3. The Way He Looks
4. Edge of Tomorrow
5. The Normal Heart
6. Child's Pose
7. Force Majeure
8. Magic in the Moonlight
9. The Skeleton Twins
10. The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet
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Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#18 Post by FrauBlucher » Wed Jan 01, 2014 8:44 am

Jeez, I hope I remember. It could be like forgetting where I parked the car.

1- The Grand Budapest Hotel
2- Norte, The End of History
3- Mr Turner
4- Enemy
5-Child's Pose
6-Boyhood
7-The Rover
8- Web Junkie
9- Whiplash
10-Inherent Vice
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#19 Post by D50 » Wed Jan 01, 2014 9:21 am

01 In Bloom
02 Stations of the Cross
03 Stray Dogs
04 Two Days, One Night
05 Boyhood
06 Little England ***
07 Inherent Vice
08 Birdman
09 Whiplash
10 Nightcrawler

11 Snowpiercer
12 Gone Girl
13 The Grand Budapest Hotel
14 God Help the Girl
15 Ida
16 Only Lovers Left Alive
17 Enemy
18 Under the Skin
19 A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
20 The Immigrant

Also seen - in order of preference:

Mr. Turner
The Rover
Night Moves
Force Majeure
Interstellar
The One I love
We Are the Best!
Still Alice
Listen Up Philip
Joe

Locke
The Guest
Frank
A Most Wanted Man
Starred Up
Manakamana
American Sniper
The Strange Little Cat
Watchers of the Sky
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby

The Leggo Movie
Citizenfour
Blue Ruin
Cold in July
Child's Pose
Guardians of the Galaxy
The Drop
Calvary
Foxcatcher
The Theory of Everything

The Babadook
Life Itself
The Equalizer
John Wick
Particle Fever
Tim's Vermeer
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Finding Vivian Maier
The Imitation Game
Edge of Tomorrow

The Lunchbox
Chef
Lucy
Bad Words
The Raid 2: Berandal
America: Imagine the World Without Her
The Unknown Known
Brakeless: Why Trains Crash
The Magic of Mushrooms BBC Four
Veronica Mars

5m80 (Nicolas Deveaux)
Non-Stop
A Walk Among the Tombstones

Did not like:

Godzilla
X-Men: Days of Future Past
Odd Thomas
Big Hero 6
They Came Together

new ***

02-05-2017

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#20 Post by thirtyframesasecond » Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:47 am

1. A Story of Children and Film (Mark Cousins)
2. Dallas Buyers Club (Jean-Marc Vallee)
3. Nightcrawler (Tony Gilroy)
4. Stranger by the Lake (Alain Guiraudie)
5. A Touch of Sin (Jia Zhangke)
6. Ida (Pawel Pawlikowski)
7. Welcome to New York (Abel Ferrara)
8. The Babadook (Jennifer Kent)
9. Two Days, One Night (Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne)
10. Leviathan (Andrey Zvyagintsev)
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#21 Post by Sonmi451 » Wed Jan 01, 2014 11:18 am

As per release in the U.S., unless I get to see it sooner.

1. A Touch of Sin - 9/10
2. Stranger By the Lake - 9/10
3. Nightcrawler - 9/10
4. Jauja - 8.5/10
5. Birdman - 8.5/10
6. Locke - 8.5/10
7. The Rover - 8/10
8. Calvary - 8/10
9. The Double - 8/10
10. We Are the Best! - 8/10

In Contention:

11. The Zero Theorem
12. Heli
13. Ping Pong Summer
14. The Homesman

Most Disappointing:

Nymphomaniac (especially Vol. II) ... The Unknown Known, Under the Skin, Snowpiercer, Transcendence

Also seen (in rough order of preference):

Two Days, One Night, Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Happy Christmas, Night Moves, Enemy, Only Lovers Left Alive, Starred Up, Blue Ruin, Lucy, Maps To the Stars, A Most Wanted Man, The Immigrant, The Babadook, Still Alice, Miss Violence, The Signal, Edge of Tomorrow, The Salvation, The Two Faces of January, Blood Ties, Jeune & Jolie, Joe, Filth, Metro Manila, Child's Pose, Ida, Watermark, Dom Hemingway, God's Pocket, The Drop, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Guardians of the Galaxy, The One I Love, Like Father, Like Son, Human Capital, 22 Jump Street, Omar, Automata, Chef, Fury, Predestination, Horns, Noah, The Guest,Tracks, Frank, Life of Crime, Breathe In, The Congress, Neighbors, Deliver Us From Evil, A Million Ways to Die in the West, Mystery Road, Goodbye World, Borgman, Coherence, The Grand Seduction, Cold in July, Tim's Vermeer, Child of God, Hateship Loveship, RoboCop, Non-Stop, Fading Gigolo, Godzilla, Sunlight Jr., Obvious Child, They Came Together, Honeymoon, Afflicted


2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#22 Post by neal » Wed Jan 01, 2014 12:49 pm

1. Boyhood
2. Ida
3. Under the Skin
4. Obvious Child
5. The Grand Budapest Hotel
6. Nightcrawler
7. Calvary
8. Locke
9. The Lego Movie
10. Gone Girl

Others seen: Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Maleficent, X-men: Days of Future Past, Big Hero 6, The Amazing Spider-man 2, 22 Jump Street, How to Train Your Dragon 2, Lucy, Unbroken, Tammy, The Imitation Game, Muppets Most Wanted, The Boxtrolls, Blended, Birdman, The Theory of Everything, November Man, The Interview, Whiplash, The Congress

Still Need to See: American Sniper, Selma, Foxcatcher, Inherent Vice, Snowpiercer, Mr. Turner, The Immigrant, Only Lovers Left Alive, Tim's Vermeer, Force Majure, The Babadook, Nymphomaniac, Jodorowsky's Dune, Leviathan, Joe, Night Moves, Ernest & Celestine, Two Days, One Night

Updated: 2/15/2015
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#23 Post by warren oates » Wed Jan 01, 2014 2:17 pm

favorites
A Most Wanted Man
Boyhood
Citizenfour
Enemy
Her
Ida
Nightcrawler
Norte, the End of History
Only Lovers Left Alive
The Unknown Known

liked
A Most Violent Year, American Sniper, The Babadook, The Better Angels, Blue Ruin, Cheap Thrills, The Dance of Reality, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Finding Vivian Maier, Force Majeure, Foxcatcher, The Guest, The Immigrant, Jodorwosky' s Dune, Korengal, The Lego Movie, Locke, Manakamana, Nymphomaniac, Oculus, Proxy, The Rover, The Sacrament, Snowpiercer, Tales of the Grim Sleeper, Tim's Vermeer, True Detective, Under the Skin, Who Took Johnny?

disliked
Borgman, The Captive, Edge of Tomorrow, Gone Girl, Horns, Interstellar, I Origins, Joe, Lucy, Lone Survivor, Night Moves, Visitors

hated
A Good Marriage, Devils' Knot, The Homesman, Non-Stop, Transcendence
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#24 Post by dustybooks » Wed Jan 01, 2014 3:26 pm

1. The Look of Silence
2. The Grand Budapest Hotel
3. Boyhood
4. Inherent Vice
5. Nightcrawler
6. Calvary
7. Citizenfour
8. Clouds of Sils Maria
9. A Most Wanted Man
10. Gone Girl
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Re: Dynamic Top Tens of 2014

#25 Post by Kirkinson » Wed Jan 01, 2014 3:28 pm

1. Ida (Paweł Pawlikowski)
2. Closed Curtain (Jafar Panahi & Kambuzia Partovi)
3. Stray Dogs (Tsai Ming-Liang)
4. Mr. Turner (Mike Leigh)
5. We Are The Best! (Lukas Moodysson)
6. Boyhood (Richard Linklater)
7. Goodbye to Language 3D (Jean-Luc Godard)
8. The Tale of Princess Kaguya (Isao Takahata)
9. In Bloom (Nana Ekvtimishvili & Simon Gross)
10. Rocks in My Pockets (Signe Baumane)

Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer)
Visitors (Godfrey Reggio)
Selma (Ava DuVernay)
Nightcrawler (Dan Gilroy)
Cairo Drive (Sherief Elkatsha)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson)
Whiplash (Damien Chazelle)
The Zero Theorem (Terry Gilliam)
The Immigrant (James Gray)
Big Eyes (Tim Burton)
The Congress (Ari Folman)
Birdman (Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu)
Obvious Child (Gillian Robespierre)
Two Days, One Night (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
The Good Road (Gyan Correa)
The Theory of Everything (James Walsh)
The Priest's Children (Vinko Brešan)
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