Cinema Chatter #34 - 2014 Catch Up

Like a holiday tradition, film critics find themselves scrambling to catch late December releases or catching up with whatever films they may have missed over the course of the year, all in a futile attempt to declare the best films of the year. Of course, this is all a pretty silly exercise in attempting to codify films within a given time period. But there’s an irresistible, almost OCD, appeal in ranking and composing a list - of which I’m certainly not above. My top ten of 2014 drops on the last week of December. Until then, here are some films that I caught up with, all currently streaming on the usual sources or on DVD/Blu-ray, that are certainly worth your time. 

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