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Old 01-02-2015, 09:27 PM   #1
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Your top 10 2014 Films?

Mine at this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nsC9KsWTpM
woth honorable mentions and other info
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10. Fading Gigolo
9. Noah
8. Magic in the Moonlight
7. Edge of Tomorrow
6. Boyhood
5. Whiplash
4. X-Men: Days of Future Past
3. Foxcatcher
2. Nightcrawler
1. Locke
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Old 01-02-2015, 09:40 PM   #2
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Horror;

11. Willow Creek
10. Come Back to Me
9. Deliver Us From Evil
8. Shock Value
7. Housebound
6. Late Phases
5. Only Lovers Left Alive
4. The Babadook
3. The Den
2. Starry Eyes
1. Pieces of Talent


Non Horror;

10. Joe
9. Cold In July
8. Starred Up
7. Blue Ruin
6. The Guest
5. The Treatment
4. Godzilla
3. Guardians of the Galaxy
2. Gun Woman
1. The Raid 2

Honorable Mentions;

7. Dracula Untold
6. Tusk
5. Her Name Was Torment
4. Horns
3. Exists
2. Wolf Creek 2
1. The Canal

Screeners;

The Slayers; Portrait of a Dismembered Family
Jengo Hooper
Circus of the Dead

Gawd Awful;

The Sacrament
Treehouse
The Human Race
See No Evil 2

Excited For;

Pig Pen
Under a Blanket of Blue
The Sadist
Hunters
Cryptic Plasm
Flowers
American Guinea Pig
Headless
Halibut Point
..and to hold the DVD in my hand..Circus of the Dead
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Old 01-03-2015, 01:30 AM   #3
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Horror.

1.Babadook
2.Found
3.Lord of Tears
4.Spring
5.Under the Skin
6.Honeymoon
7.Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones
8.Alleluia
9.Starry Eyes
10.Wolf Creek 2
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Old 01-03-2015, 03:02 AM   #4
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Horror.

1.Babadook
2.Found
3.Lord of Tears
4.Spring
5.Under the Skin
6.Honeymoon
7.Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones
8.Alleluia
9.Starry Eyes
10.Wolf Creek 2
no good horrors for me this year, a couple passable and a bunch of trash
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Old 01-03-2015, 03:11 AM   #5
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no good horrors for me this year, a couple passable and a bunch of trash
I found it made a comback on what i watched in the last couple of months. How many of those I listed have you seen?
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Old 01-03-2015, 03:13 AM   #6
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I found it made a comback on what i watched in the last couple of months. How many of those I listed have you seen?
Not a lot of yours
1.Babadook - 3/10
2.Found - ns
3.Lord of Tears - ns
4.Spring - ns
5.Under the Skin - 5/10 I think it would have made a better short film
6.Honeymoon - ns
7.Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones - I do not watch this series, no interes
8.Alleluia - ns
9.Starry Eyes - ns
10.Wolf Creek 2 - did not care for the first so wont be bothering with this
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Old 01-03-2015, 06:09 PM   #7
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My Top 10 Of 2014:

10.) The Sacrament - While I was a little put off by how closely this followed the Jonestown events, it's still a very effective movie that got under my skin.



9.) Zombeavers and Animal (tie) - Two extremely entertaining "teens in peril" creature features. Animal delivered two things that are extremely rare in horror these days: practical effects and likable characters. I was lucky to catch Zombeavers at a rowdy sold-out midnight screening and had a blast with it.

8.) Coherence - There were three other movies released this year with the identical plot (+1, Mine Games, and The One I Love) but Coherence is by far the best. Entirely dialogue driven, intelligent, and surprisingly tense.

7.) Cheap Thrills - Not really a horror movie, but definitely one genre fans can enjoy. Macabre, funny, and carried by a great cast. See also the similar 13 Sins, a fun take on the same idea.

6.) Cold In July - Another one that isn't exactly horror, but that genre fans will appreciate. The plot is all over the place, and character motivations make little to no sense, but it's never boring and completely engaging from beginning to end.



5.) Creep - A gem of a found-footage movie. I didn't think I was going to like it, but it ended up being my favorite of the film festival where I saw it. Mark Duplass's performance will have you laughing one moment, then seriously creeped out the next.



4.) Wolf Creek 2 - I wasn't a fan of the first movie, so I was genuinely surprised by how much I enjoyed this sequel. After a cruel and mean-spirited opening sequence, it becomes a tense and wildly over-the-top chase film in the vein of The Hitcher.

3.) Big Bad Wolves - Yet another that isn't quite horror, but that horror fans should enjoy. Very grim and darkly funny revenge film, loaded with twists and turns.



2.) The Conspiracy - The biggest surprise of the year for me. I had heard next to nothing about this film, so I had no idea what I was walking into. The final 30 minutes were easily the most tense, uncomfortable, and frightening that I've seen in a movie this year.



1.) The Guest - Once again, not quite horror, but close enough. I was very impressed with Wingard and Barrett's You're Next last year, and they may have even topped it this year. Just a shamelessly fun rollercoaster from start to finish.



Honorable Mentions:

- The Babadook - While it didn't quite deliver as a horror film, it was a very well done family drama. I was definitely a fan, but I'm not sure about the replay value.

- Grand Piano and Not Safe For Work (tie) - Two fun, fast-paced, and brief little thrillers in the vein of Wes Craven's Red Eye. The cinematography in Grand Piano was especially striking.

- Stagefright - I loved this musical slasher flick on the first viewing, but it didn't quite hold up the second time around. The Legend Of Beaver Dam short on the bonus DVD was pretty spectacular.

- Bloodworx (aka Bloodwork) - Caught this little movie on Chiller earlier this year and was surprised by how much I enjoyed it. Very fun cast of likable characters who are easy to root for. Chiller airs it as Bloodwork, but it was recently released to DVD as Bloodworx.

- Tusk - Walking out of the theater, I honestly wasn't sure how I felt about this one. But I enjoyed the awkward humor and the image of what happens to the main character is pretty hard to forget. I'm eager to give it another look.

- Raze - Even though the ending is seriously lacking, I thought this was a very entertaining little action flick. I was lucky enough to attend the Los Angeles premiere at the New Beverly, introduced by the cast.



Worst Of 2014:

1.) A Night In The Woods - Found-footage flick where three characters go into the woods... and absolutely nothing happens. Surprised to see Scoot McNairy in this garbage, since he's been turning up in a lot of really big movies these days.

2.) 24 Exposures - Marketed as an homage to '90s Cinemax erotic thrillers, but is basically nothing but 90 minutes of homely topless girls dancing around Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett.

3.) The Ganzfeld Haunting - So boring that I remember absolutely nothing about it except Rumer Willis dancing around in a thong.

4.) Mockingbird - Surprised that the director of the fairly effective The Strangers would stoop to this tedious found-footage flick with a lame cliched twist ending.

5.) Unidentified - Yet another chore of a found-footage film where absolutely nothing happens until the last five minutes. The characters were quite detestable.
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Although there are a few films from 2014 I have yet to see, I can't really see them cracking my top ten. Regardless, here ya go:

1) Birdman
2) Blue Ruin
3) Whiplash
4) Under The Skin
5) Nightcrawler
6) The Battery
7) Snowpiercer
8) Enemy
9) Gone Girl
10) Horns


Honorable Mentions
22 Jump Street
Cold In July
The Double
Escape From Tomorrow
Fox Catcher
Godzilla
Grand Budapest Hotel
The Guest
Happy Christmas
Interstellar
Jodorowsky's Dune
Joe
The Lego Movie
Locke
Lone Survivor
The Raid 2
X-Men: Days Of Future Past
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Old 02-12-2015, 09:29 AM   #9
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My updated Top 10

10. The Dark Valley
9. Force Majeure
8. Edge of Tomorrow
7. Boyhood
6. Birdman
5. Whiplash
4. X-Men: Days of Future Past
3. Foxcatcher
2. Nightcrawler
1. Locke
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Old 02-12-2015, 03:15 PM   #10
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To qualify, these had to be films released theatrically or on VOD here in Canada in 2014. Click the links to view them on Letterboxd.

Best Films of 2014

10. We Are the Best! (Sweden/Denmark)
09. Nymphomaniac (Vol.1 & Vol.2) (Denmark/Germany/Belguim/UK/France)
08. Mood Indigo (France/Belgium)
07. Ida (Poland/Denmark/France/UK)
06. Whiplash (United States)
05. Force Majeure (Sweden/France/Norway)
04. The Great Beauty (Italy/France)
03. Why Don't You Play in Hell? (Japan)
02. Metalhead (Iceland)
01. Tom at the Farm (Canada/France)

Worst Films of 2014

10. WolfCop (Canada)
09. Dracula Untold (United States)
08. La Bare (United States)
07. Filth (UK/Germany/Sweden/Belgium/United States)
06. Gone Girl (United States)
05. The Town That Dreaded Sundown (United States)
04. Devil's Due (United States)
03. The Hunted (United States)
02. Nurse (United States)
01. Jingle All the Way 2 (United States)

http://letterboxd.com/tybap/list/bes...wings-of-2014/

10. Breaking the Waves (1996) (Denmark/Sweden/France/Netherlands/Norway/Iceland/Spain)
09. The Italian Connection (1972) (Italy/West Germany)
08. Eyes Without a Face (1960) (France/Italy)
07. Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922) (Sweden)
06. La nuit des horlogues (2007) (France)
05. The Sister-In-Law (1974) (United States)
04. Survival Earth (1985) (Canada)
03. Female Prisoner Scorpion: Jailhouse 41 (1972) (Japan)
02. Girl Slaves of Morgana Le Fay (1971) (France)
01. The Slave (1969) (Italy/West Germany)

Worst First Time Older Viewings of 2014

10. Grampire (1992) (New Zealand)
09. Criminally Insane 2 (1987) (United States)
08. Emmanuelle 6 (1988/1992) (France)
07. Click: The Calendar Girl Killer (1990) (United States)
06. Lukers (1988) (United States)
05. The Underachievers (1988) (United States)
04. Nukie (1988) (South Africa/UK/United States)
03. The Creeping Terror (1964) (United States)
02. Stained (2010) (Canada) - [I even worked on this movie and it took me 4 years to watch it!]
01. Night Club (1989) (United States)
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