Top 10 Films of 2014

These are the ten films I found most stimulating, challenging or outright enjoyable from the new UK releases I saw in 2014. This list is entirely subjective and in no way do I contend that these are definitively the 'best' or most 'important' films of the year. They are simply my favourites.

My criteria for this list:
i) For a film to qualify I must have watched it between Jan 1st to Dec 31st in 2014.
ii) Generally speaking, films must have been released theatrically or straight to BD/DVD in the UK during 2014. However, in rare circumstances where I happen to see a film in 2014 that didn't get a wide UK release (be it festival screening, country of…

  • The Lego Movie

    1

  • 12 Years a Slave

    2

  • Gone Girl

    3

  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    4

  • Boyhood

    5

  • How to Train Your Dragon 2

    6

  • Nightcrawler

    7

  • Video Nasties: Draconian Days

    8

  • Tracks

    9

  • The Babadook

    10