My picks for the best in film in 2014

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL - 2014 FILM STILL - Photo Credit: Fox Searchlight

By Ray Bennett

My Top 10 Films of 2014

Grand Budapest Hotel, Under the Skin, Birdman, Into the Woods, The Imitation Game, Big Eyes, Nightcrawler, Only Lovers Left Alive, The Theory of Everything, Pride.

Honourable mentions (in alphabetical order)

The Drop, Fury, The Homesman, Ida, Interstellar, The Monuments Men, A Most Wanted Man, St. Vincent, Selma, Testament of Youth, Whiplash.

Best actor

Ralph Fiennes (Grand Budapest Hotel), Michael Keaton (Birdman), Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything), Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game), Jake Gillenhaal (Nightcrawler).

Best actress

Scarlett Johansson (Under the Skin), Emily Blunt (Into the Woods), Amy Adams (Big Eyes), Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl).

Best supporting actor

J.K.Simmons (Whiplash), Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler), Edward Norton (Big Eyes), John Hurt (Only Lovers Left Alive), Tony Revolori (Grand Budapest Hotel).

Best supporting actress

Rene Russo (Nightcrawler), Keira Knightley (The Imitation Game), Meryl Streep (Into the Woods), Patricia Arquette (Boyhood), Emma Stone (Birdman).

Best score

Marco Beltrami (The Homesman), Mica Levi (Under the Skin), Alexandre Desplat (Grand Budapest Hotel), Hans Zimmer (Interstellar), Steven Price (Fury), Antonio Sanchez (Birdman), Patrick Cassidy (Calvary), James Newton Howard (Nightcrawler), Alberto Iglesias (Exodus: Gods and Kings), Clint Mansell (Noah).

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