As we march into the new year and prepare ourselves for upcoming awards shows, it’s appropriate to reflect on the best movies of 2014. As usual, the year produced sure bets from well-known auteurs and a strong crop of art-house darlings, but we also had terrific pictures emerge from the much-derided cinematic mainstream. In fact, a number of blockbusters cracked my top 10. Following is the cream of the 2014 movie crop, complete with notes on how you can see them.
A new film from writer-director Kevin Smith and a revenge adventure starring Denzel Washington anchor this week’s home video releases.
This year, Christmas week is slow in terms of home video. Still, two small titles are worthy of mention, and both were inspired by real-life events.
The votes are in, and the good folks at RiffTrax have unveiled results for their worst films of 2014 poll.
I agree that most of these movies are lousy, although I did like two. That just shows that I’m an independent thinker, right?
RIFFTRAX’S WORST MOVIES OF 2014
8) “Sex Tape”
5) “Left Behind”
Listen to Forrest and Gary Freeman dissect the weekend box office results for Dec. 22, 2014. Forrest also offers a full review of “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.” Be sure to click through!
Every week, Forrest dissects the weekend box office results with radio host Gary Freeman on KGAB 650-AM in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Their Dec. 15, 2014, segment is now available on SoundCloud. Be sure to click through!