Best Films of 2014

The List is not gonna be finalized in time, due to … you know Iran!

 

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    1.The Grand Budapest Hotel 2014

    ★★★★½

    The Grand Budapest Hotel is Mr Anderson`s beau geste in narrating the modern fables, though his bitter mockery of pre world war`s socialite and the context of rising fascism in Europe (or the fictional European nation of Zubrowka) gives the audience a sweet after taste.

    The film is like a fancy frosted pastry full of Mr Anderson`s personal touch poured all over its layer; The pastel scheme, baroque costumes and delicate pastries. Painted by the color of his impish, ingenious and oddly practical imagination, the latter creates one of his most notable scenes in his oeuvre; Escape of the prisoners using tiny sledgehammers and pickaxes that have been smuggled past the guards inside fancy pastries.

    Ralph Fiennes portrayal of Monsieur Gustav H – Partly disciplinarian Hotel Concierge, Partly dandy who seduces “rich, old, insecure, vain, superficial and blonde” widows – is a subtle balance of hedonism and principal. His attempts in establishing that disciple in Zero Mustafa (His new lobby boy played by Nino Revolori) reflects some nostalgic scents of that bygone era. Zero Mustafa – an orphan immigrant with middle eastern decent- soon finds himself his pupil in life and became his mentor`s inheritor after death.

    Monsieur Gustav becomes… more

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  • Interstellar

    2.Interstellar 2014

    ★★★★

    The one and only five star movie of the year; I can`t persist more that none of the wizardry of the film drove me to such a conclusion; though literally i`m wasting my breath bragging about how enthralled and stunned i was watching this whole endeavors of one person`s imagination.Nolan is no less than Lewis Carroll, and one can or should remind the Academy about how americans believed in magic and how they persuaded everybody out there in the world to shared that belief with them.

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  • Winter Sleep

    3.Winter Sleep 2014

    ★★★★

    A Divine Beauty, A true Homage to Eric Rohmer and of course it is a Werkmeister harmony. Hats off!

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  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

    4.The Tale of the Princess Kaguya 2013

    ★★★★

    Pure two and half hour of joy to watch an animated remake of Kon Ishikawa`s “Princess from the Moon” (Taketori Monogatari) by the veteran hands of Isao Takhata shatters the myth of impossibility of remakes in cinema; every frame of The Tale of Princess Kaguya (Kaguya- hime no Monogatari) is a true masterpiece and that damn final scene when princess is summoned to the moon to that cloudy ship makes you weep like a five years old. Has anybody missed Toshiro Mifune?

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  • Boyhood

    5.Boyhood 2014

    ★★★★

    Can making a movie gets any more crazier? Are we going back to the old times of obssesive formalist masters doing extreme long takes? Nope, the new masters swallows the time and give birth to temporality; this child is ours!

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  • Birdman
  • ★★★★

    Maurice Esher could not be ever animated that good into kinematics of Film medium.

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  • Ida

    7.Ida 2013

    ★★★★

    The notes for this list item reportedly contain spoilers.

    brilliant, mesmerizing, beautifully shot in black and white; Ida tells the ancient story of western skepticism in the context of Poland`s dark years of WWII to answer that always difficult Either/Or decision, But gives a simple respond; THEN WHAT?

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  • Citizenfour

    8.Citizenfour 2014

    ★★★★

    Is he a Heck?!

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  • Gone Girl

    9.Gone Girl 2014

    ★★★

    The curious case of combining surrealistic tones of a psychological drama with an extraordinary crime thriller, takes the breath away as it unfolds the mystery. seriously, what have we done to each other?

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  • Under the Skin

    10.Under the Skin 2013

    ★★★

    The notes for this list item reportedly contain spoilers.

    Was Glazer ever that good? Still confused about the whole story! Still trying to swallow that brutality!

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  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    11.Guardians of the Galaxy 2014

    ★★★

    It`s awesome to be a awesome dreamer!

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  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    12.Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 2014

    ★★★

    The Apes Made It!

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  • 13.Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★½

    All hail all the night…

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