Top five films of 2014, as chosen by South China Morning Post reviewers

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 27 December, 2014, 12:08pm
UPDATED : Friday, 15 June, 2018, 2:19pm

(In alphabetical order)


THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL (US-Germany-UK) - directed by Wes Anderson; starring Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (US-UK) - directed by James Gunn; starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, with voices by Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper

HER (US) - directed by Spike Jonze; starring Joaquin Phoenix and the voice of Scarlett Johansson

ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE (UK-Germany-France-Greece-Cyprus) - directed by Jim Jarmusch; starring Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Anton Yelchin, Mia Wasikowska

WINTER SLEEP (Turkey-France-Germany) - directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan; starring Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sozen, Demet Akbag


12 YEARS A SLAVE (US-UK) - directed by Steve McQueen; starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong'o, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch

DOT 2 DOT (Hong Kong) - directed by Amos Why; starring Moses Chan Ho, Meng Tingyi, Susan Shaw Yin-yin, Lam Tze-chung

THE LEGO MOVIE (US-Denmark-Australia) - directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller; voiced by Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Will Ferrell

THE MISSING PICTURE (Cambodia-France) - directed by Rithy Panh; narrated by Randal Douc

WHIPLASH (US) - directed by Damien Chazelle; starring Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons