Each year we get dozens of ballots from our staff, guest editors, and writers with their picks for the best works of the year. We use those ballots to craft our top ten lists, which will be appearing on the site at the end of the year and into early January—but we also like to take the time to spotlight those picks that, while not quite making the cut, are worthy of recognition.
Roger Ebert in Life Itself (Image © Magnolia Pictures).
Under the Skin
The One I Love
Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Image © Marvel).
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Big Hero 6
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One
The Imitation Game
Gina Rodriguez of Jane the Virgin (Image © Warner Bros.)
Jane the Virgin
Parks & Recreation
You’re the Worst
Foster the People
Everything Neon by Bud Smith
Self-Published Kindling by Mik Everett
Bad Feminist by Roxanne Gay
Nagging Wives, Foolish Husbands by Nathaniel Tower
Jay and Silent Bob Get Old
Improv 4 Humans