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New York Times Critics Pick Their Top 2014 Films

New York Times Critics Pick Their Top 2014 Films

Unsurprisingly, “Boyhood” shows up on all these lists. A.O. Scott chose to rank his, writing “In my 15 years of professional movie reviewing, I can’t think of any film that has affected me the way ‘Boyhood’ did,” while Manohla Dargis and Stephen Holden list theirs at random, singling out a few favorites. TOH! top tens will drop tomorrow.

More critics’ top tens here.

A.O. Scott:

1. “Boyhood”
2. “Ida
3. “Citizenfour
4. “Leviathan”
5. “Selma”
6. “Love Is Strange”
7. “We Are the Best!”
8. “Mr. Turner
9. “Dear White People”
10. “The Babadook

Manohla Dargis:

“American Sniper” “Beyond the Lights” “Birdman” “Boyhood” “The Dog” “Edge of Tomorrow” “Gloria” “Goodbye to Language” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” “Inherent Vice” “Interstellar” “Listen Up Philip” “Manakamana” “Manila in the Claws of Light” “The Missing Picture” “National Gallery” “Selma” “Snowpiercer” “Violette” “Top Five”

Stephen Holden:

“Boyhood,” “Foxcatcher,” “Force Majeure,” “Citizenfour,” “Mr. Turner,” “Two Days, One Night,” “The Salt of the Earth,” “Stand Clear of the Closing Doors,” “Ida,” “Only Lovers Left Alive

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