At this point, most movies fall in line with what I expect to get. Very rarely (comparatively) am I overly wowed by a movie that I thought would be shit, or be just okay, and very rarely does a movie become a huge disappointment to me, based on what I expected it to be. The idea behind these lists is to find out which ones from the year that was were these types of movies.
I’m not basing this on what I said about them back in January, since I don’t even remember at this point what I said about them back in January. The idea is, I went into the movie thinking one thing about it, and, for better or worse, I didn’t come out thinking that.
Today’s list is going to be of 2014 films that completely exceeded my expectations in a tangible way. (more…)