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The Best TV Episodes of 2014, Part 5

After four seasons of deliberately paced, character-based storytelling, Boardwalk Empire wasn't going to change its approach in its final truncated season. Instead of introducing new intrigues or foes, the series used much of its time to…

The Best TV Episodes of 2014, Part 4

In July, a panel of SoS TV editors and critics picked the best episodes of 2014 so far. Here are their picks for the best episodes of the second half of what has been another fantastic year for television. The Honourable Woman, “The Empty…

Best Movie Trailers of 2014

Making a trailer is never an easy feat, regardless of the film being promoted.  Nearly everyone has a story of a flawed trailer that does the opposite of its job, whether it's by giving away the entire story of the film being promoted, or…

Music in the Movies 2014

  Burning Down the House –Talking Heads, Nymphomaniac It makes sense that an auteur as provocative and anarchic as Lars von Trier would use something as lyrically anarchic as the Talking Heads’ “Burning Down the House”, a track whose title…

10 Best Comics of 2014

Cullen Bunn is unique. If nothing else can be said about him, he is certainly unique. The Empty Man shows the full extent of Bunn’s ability. The series focuses on two detectives as they struggle to sort out the mystery surrounding a series…

10 Best Comics of 2014

2014 was an incredibly rewarding year to be a comics reader. Veteran creators, like Grant Morrison, Kurt Busiek, and Matt Wagner continued to churn out some of the best work of their career while new creators, like Noelle Stevenson, Babs…

30 Best TV Series of 2014

2014 has been yet another fantastic year for television, one that continued the nichification of the medium, with highly specific and underrepresented voices breaking through in every genre. There was a comedy explosion, particularly on…

30 Best TV Series of 2014

2014 has been yet another fantastic year for television, one that continued the nichification of the medium, with highly specific and underrepresented voices breaking through in every genre. There was a comedy explosion, particularly on…

30 Best TV Series of 2014

2014 has been yet another fantastic year for television, one that continued the nichification of the medium, with highly specific and underrepresented voices breaking through in every genre. There was a comedy explosion, particularly on…

The Best Documentaries of 2014

As is usually the case, 2014 held a rich vein of great nonfiction cinema ... that went mostly untapped by any wide audiences. But just because documentaries are perpetually under-served by popular (and even critical) attention doesn't mean…

25 Best Horror Films of 2014 (Part 2)

This list is in alphabetical order. Only Lovers Left Alive (voted by Rick) Only Lovers Left Alive, the latest film from cult indie director Jim Jarmusch, stars Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton as Adam and Eve, two century old vampires. Adam…

25 Best Horror Films of 2014 (Part 1)

We here at Sound On Sight believe horror transcends explicit gore, jump scares or supernatural content, which is why you'll soon notice our list ranges from independent art films to psychological thrillers to parodies, satire and more.…

Best Movie Posters of 2014 Part Two

In my opinion a great movie poster has to grab my attention without the presence of a major hollywood star or other credits that appear on the sheet. The best movie posters of all time, feature an iconic image that has been burned onto the…

Best Video Games of 2014 (Pt. 1)

We asked some of our writers what their top 5 games of 2014 were, and have since compiled them into five parts. They will be released every two days, starting today, with each writers top 5 counting down through successive entries.