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Sheldon’s 2014 Fifteen (Plus Five) Movies!

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After careful consideration – and with some trepidation – I’ve finally put together my final list of my favorite movies from 2014. It was the first time in a long while that I saw more than 200 movies and a lot of them were incredibly good (a lot were incredibly bad, or boring, but I’ve already dealt with those).

As usual, these are the films that got me laughing, crying, engaged in conversations and generally made my brain fizz in a good way. As usual, anyone who says it was a crap year for movies just wasn’t paying attention.

Also note that two movies – Selma and Boyhood (despite their importance in terms of history and/or unique concepts) did not make my favorites list – not because they were bad films. They were not. They were very, very good ones. They just didn’t connect with me as much as these twenty did.

So, hold your breath – here we go…

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The Grand Seduction: Lovely Indie Is a Charm Offensive!

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In one sentence, The Grand Seduction is about the people of tiny Tickle Cove Harbor’s attempt to seduce a doctor into staying in their community so a petrochemical repurposing plant can built there and give the Harbor back their pride.

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