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  • 12 Years a Slave 12 Years a Slave
  • Prisoners Prisoners
  • Captain Phillips Captain Phillips
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color Blue Is the Warmest Color
  • The Wolf of Wall Street The Wolf of Wall Street

2013 ranked (international release dates)

51 films

All films released in their country of origin in 2013 seen by yours truly, in order of preference.

  • 12 Years a Slave 12 Years a Slave
  • The Wolf of Wall Street The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Salting the Battlefield Salting the Battlefield
  • Turks & Caicos Turks & Caicos
  • Tracks Tracks

2014 ranked (UK release dates)

18 films 1 2

All films released in the UK in 2014 seen by yours truly, in order of preference. Beyond the Top 20…

  • The Hunt The Hunt
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Headhunters Headhunters
  • Let the Right One In Let the Right One In
  • Pioneer Pioneer

ScandiMania

17 films 4 5

A list of Scandinavian movies I've seen, in order of preference. (Note: list currently incomplete.)

  • The Croods The Croods
  • Upstream Color Upstream Color
  • Mud Mud
  • The Kings of Summer The Kings of Summer
  • Trap for Cinderella Trap for Cinderella

New in 2014

62 films 1

A list of all the films seen for the first time by yours truly in 2014.

Note that this is…

  • 12 Years a Slave 12 Years a Slave
  • The Adjustment Bureau The Adjustment Bureau
  • Adventureland Adventureland
  • The Adventures of Tintin The Adventures of Tintin
  • Argo Argo

Films that exceeded my expectations

37 films 3

A selection of films (mostly that I've seen in the last five years) that turned out to be much better…

  • 101 Dalmatians 101 Dalmatians
  • Oliver & Company Oliver & Company
  • Beauty and the Beast Beauty and the Beast
  • Problem Child 2 Problem Child 2
  • A League of Their Own A League of Their Own

Films I've seen theatrically

108 films 1

An incomplete (because I'm reliant to a considerable extent on memory) list of films I've seen at the cinema.

The…

  • American Hustle American Hustle
  • 12 Years a Slave 12 Years a Slave
  • The Wolf of Wall Street The Wolf of Wall Street
  • The Lego Movie The Lego Movie
  • Dallas Buyers Club Dallas Buyers Club

Films I saw at the cinema in 2014

9 films 1

A chronological list of all the films I dragged my worthless carcass out of the house to see theatrically in…

  • Prisoners Prisoners
  • Zero Dark Thirty Zero Dark Thirty
  • Captain Phillips Captain Phillips
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color Blue Is the Warmest Color
  • Gravity Gravity

2013 ranked (UK release dates)

80 films 3 17

All films released in the UK in 2013 seen by yours truly, in order of preference. Beyond the Top 20…

  • Argo Argo
  • Zero Dark Thirty Zero Dark Thirty
  • The Hunt The Hunt
  • Skyfall Skyfall
  • The Impossible The Impossible

2012 ranked (international release dates)

92 films

All films released in their country of origin in 2012 seen by yours truly, in order of preference.

  • Polisse Polisse
  • Argo Argo
  • The Hunt The Hunt
  • Skyfall Skyfall
  • Headhunters Headhunters

2012 ranked (UK release dates)

84 films 4 12

All films released in the UK in 2012 seen by yours truly, in order of preference. Beyond the Top 20…

  • Salting the Battlefield Salting the Battlefield
  • Turks & Caicos Turks & Caicos
  • The Lego Movie The Lego Movie
  • Video Nasties: Draconian Days Video Nasties: Draconian Days
  • Veronica Mars Veronica Mars

2014 ranked (international release dates)

7 films

All films released in their country of origin in 2014 seen by yours truly, in order of preference.

  • Changeling Changeling
  • WALL·E WALL·E
  • The Orphanage The Orphanage
  • The Baader Meinhof Complex The Baader Meinhof Complex
  • Transsiberian Transsiberian

2008 ranked (UK release dates)

47 films 1 5

All films released in the UK in 2008 seen by yours truly, in order of preference. Beyond the Top 10…