Sunday, 4 January 2015


One of my favourite film sites is DesistFilm. If you follow the best reviews aggregators, Critics RoundUp, you might be familiar with the English / Spanish language site. Their wise and thoughtful list of their collective favourite films of 2014 has been published, and it features many of my favourites too, including Lisandro Alonso's Jauja in the #1 spot, with NSFC pick Goodbye to Language 3D right behind it in second. Here's the full list:

1. Jauja
2. Goodbye to Language 3D
3. Boyhood
4. Li'l Quinquin
5. From What Is Before
6. Maps to the Stars
7. Winter Sleep
8. Horse Money
9. Maidan
10. Favula
=   Welcome to New York
Special Mentions
- Gone Girl
- Hill of Freedom
- Journey to the West
- Two Days, One Night