Uncannily eclectic and near-perfect, the new Caribou is the sound of the voice in your head when you're wrestling with something big.
The actress and writer-director is a kid in a candy shop watching this spectacular, brilliantly choreographed Indonesian-set action movie.
Maybe Aphex Twin is a sphinx without a riddle. Maybe pop can't really sound new again. Maybe Syro is best heard with the volume down low.
In the only end-of-year poll voted on solely by filmmakers, more than 40 Talkhouse Film contributors voiced their opinions on the best movies of 2014.