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TOH! Writers Pick the 10 Best Films of 2014 So Far

Thompson on Hollywood By TOH! | Thompson on Hollywood June 18, 2014 at 4:46PM

As July looms, the movie year is reaching its halfway point, and in the spirit of Indiewire's new Criticwire poll of 122 critics' favorite films of 2014 so far, we at TOH! offer up our own ten best lists.
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Tom Hardy in 'Locke'
Tom Hardy in 'Locke'


Anne Thompson:

'The Grand Budapest Hotel'
'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

1. "Locke" (Dir. Steven Knight)

2. "Only Lovers Left Alive" (Dir. Jim Jarmusch)

3. "Nymphomaniac: Volume I" (Dir. Lars von Trier)

4. "Nymphomaniac: Volume II" (Dir. Lars von Trier)

5. "The Grand Budapest Hotel" (Dir. Wes Anderson)

6. "Edge of Tomorrow" (Dir. Doug Liman)

7. "Obvious Child" (Dir. Gillian Robespierre)

8. "The Lunchbox" (Dir. Ritesh Batra)

"Ida"
"Ida"

9. "Under the Skin" (Dir. Jonathan Glazer)

10. "Le Week-End" (Dir. Roger Michell)


Beth Hanna:

1. "Ida" (Dir. Pawel Pawlikowski)  

2. "Stranger By The Lake" (Dir. Alain Guiraudie)

3. "Locke" (Dir. Steven Knight)

4. "Only Lovers Left Alive" (Dir. Jim Jarmusch) 

5. "The Grand Budapest Hotel" (Dir. Wes Anderson)

"Stranger by the Lake"
Strand "Stranger by the Lake"

6. "The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden" (Dirs. Daniel Geller and Dayna Goldfine)

7. "We Are The Best!" (Dir. Lukas Moodysson)

8. "Noah" (Dir. Darren Aronofsky)

9. "Godzilla" (Dir. Gareth Edwards)

10. "Under the Skin" (Dir. Jonathan Glazer)

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