The Ticket Awards 2014 are now open for business
Better than the Baftas, greater than the Grammys, and more lobbied than the Oscars– welcome to the Ticket Awards 2014. Take your seats please, we’re about to start.
In the following pages, our critics have whittled down what they consider to be the best film, music and cultural moments from 2014: some are popular choices; others are personal picks .But all are in the best possible taste.
We’ve made a few deviations from the usual “best of” lists. In film, we’ve pooled all the acting talentinto “best performance”, ratherthan splitting the cream of the crop along gender lines, and we’ve also introduce da “besten semble” category. Each critic picked their top 10 or five in each category, with the results tabulated at Ticket HQ by our resident bean counters, and then presented here for you to choose from and chew over.
In the music category, we had to make a judgment call on the “best moments”, such was the diversity of opinion, but we think we’ve picked a fine selection of “you should have been theres”.
Atirishtimes.com/ culture, there are more extensive long lists, from which you can pick your own favourites and, most important ly, you can point out the ones we missed. Everyone who votes will bein with a chance of winning a selection offantastic prizes (ooooh), including tickets to films, shows and festivals in 2015 (aaaah).
Never has having a contrary opinion been so valuable. The closing date for voting is midnight on December 14th, and we’ll announce the result sin The Ticketon December 19th.
Jim Carroll will be online between 1pm and 3pm today for a live blog on our musical a tirishtimes.com/culture, and Donald Clarke wil lbe sent out to bat your filmicbrick bats from 3pm.