The Cinematic Highlights of May 2014

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Alright, not writing much here since I spent most of my creativity writing for the piece that will follow this one. Didn’t watch a lot of films, so I’ve just singled out the worthy ones. As always, there’s awards and stuff. Enjoy!

The Best

  1. The Immigrant (James Gray, 2014)
  2. Gold Diggers of 1933 (Mervyn LeRoy, 1933)
  3. Stranger by the Lake (Alain Guiraudie, 2013)
  4. Bastards (Claire Denis, 2013)
  5. Footlight Parade (Lloyd Bacon, 1933)
  6. Godzilla (Gareth Edwards, 2014)
  7. The Tempest (Julie Taymore, 2010)

Best Rewatch: Punch-Drunk Love

The Worst: 47 Ronin

Superlatives

Best Director: James Gray, The Immigrant | Alain Guiraudie, Stranger by the Lake | Claire Denis, Bastards

Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix, The Immigrant | Pierre de Landonchamps, Stranger by the Lake

Best Actress: Marion Cotillard, The Immigrant | Joan Blondell, Footlight Parade

Best Supporting Actor: Patrick d’Assumçao, Stranger by the Lake | Taylor Kitsch, The Normal Heart

Best Supporting Actress: Julia Roberts, The Normal Heart | Catherine Zeta-Jones, Chicago

Best Screenplay: The Immigrant | Stranger by the Lake

Best Cinematography: The Immigrant | Stranger by the Lake | Bastards

Best Costume Design: 47 Ronin | The Tempest

Best Production Design: The Immigrant | The Tempest

Best Music: The Immigrant | The Tempest

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