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Best of 2014

What was the absolute best of 2014? Here are our picks for the best books, albums and movies of the year


Time Out Chicago's editors spent the year taking in all the city has to offer, from the best dance clubs to the top Chicago restaurants, and from the year's biggest summer music festivals to the unmissable theater shows. Which places and events reigned supreme as the best of 2014? Check out our lists below, and use them to plan things to do in 2015.

Best of 2013

Best films of 2013

Best films of 2013

From established Hollywood auteurs to the foreign and indie fringes, cinema brought its A-game.