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Best of 2014

This list will continue to change over the next couple of months, but a lot of great films have been hitting theaters as of late and it's time to begin a discussion about the year's best films.

1. Interstellar -- An incredible cinematic achievement that has to be seen to believe. Christopher Nolan has incredibly outdone "Inception" with one of the best films ever created.

2. Gone Girl -- A faithful adaptation of one of the best books of the last decade. David Fincher's film is a twisted thrill-ride that packs a punch.

3. Under the Skin -- Gorgeous, pulse-pounding and experimental. A heartfelt yet eerie look into human nature.

4, Whiplash -- An emotional, thrilling, thought-provoking and well-acted drama about jazz music--what a rush.

5. The Grand Budapest Hotel -- Well-crafted and hilarious. What else would you expect from Wes Anderson?

6. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) -- The acting is superb, the plot is complex and the drama will leave you bre…

3rd Annual "Jacks" -- 2013 Awards

Best Picture:
*12 Years a Slave*
American Hustle
Dallas Buyers Club
Gravity
Her
Inside Llewyn Davis
Nebraska
Prisoners
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The Place Beyond the Pines

Best Actor:
Christian Bale, American Hustle
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
Oscar Issac, Inside Llewyn Davis
*Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club*
Joaquin Phoenix, Her

Best Actress:
Amy Adams, American Hustle
*Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine*
Sandra Bullock, Gravity
Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha
Shailene Woodley, The Spectacular Now

Best Director:
*Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Inside Llewyn Davis*
Spike Jonze, Her
Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
David O. Russell, American Hustle
Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Supporting Actor:
*Bradley Cooper, American Hustle*
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
Jake Gyllenhaal, Prisoners
Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Supporting Actress:
Amy Adams, Her
*Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle*
Carey Mulligan, Inside Llewyn Davi…