Top Five Films of 2014 So Far

The_Lego_Movie_posterNow that six (well, seven) of the months of 2014 have elapsed, let’s do a quick recap of what was awesome so far this year. Most notably so far, I haven’t seen Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, which sounds completely awesome and is delighting critics left and right.

5) The Lego Movie. I don’t completely understand why The Lego Movie, which feels eerily similar in tone, color, and spirit to Wreck-It Ralph has been heralded as ZOMG the GREATEST THING when Ralph came and went (though the fact that it has Lego in the title probably helps). But that confusion aside, The Lego Movie is exactly as cheerful and fun as you’ve heard it is.

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Sam’s Top 10 Movies of 2013

#Top 10 Movies of 2013


Here are the 10 best films of 2013, according to me, which makes it true. I don’t have full reviews of all of these up yet, but when I do I’ll be sure to link them here.

I did not see the following movies that have appeared on many other Top 10 lists: The Wind Rises, Mud, Leviathan, Beyond the Hills, Computer Chess, or Spring Breakers. I mean, there were a lot of movies I didn’t see last year, but those are the most highly regarded ones I can think of off the top of my head.

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