EJs Greatest Hits of 2014.

Time for an old Ellis Jones tradition, a list of our favourite cultural experiences in 2014.

It’s hard to believe how quickly the year has flown but we’ve had fun along the way. So we are proud to announce the winners in our Top Album, Best Book, Best Movie, Best Eat Out and Best Event/Gig categories.

And the winners go to:

Top album

RHOD: ‘Microscopic Wars‘ – Kingswood

ATIKA: ‘If You Wait‘ – London Grammar

TANYA: ‘Little May‘ – Little May

MELINDA: ‘Platinum Collection‘ – Mina

KAT: ‘Satu Boom’ – Empat Lima

Best book

RHOD: ‘Questions of Travel‘ by Michelle de Kretser

TANYA: ‘Charlie y la Fabrica de Chocolate‘ by Roald Dahl (Spanish practice!)

ATIKA: ‘Story‘ by Robert McKee

MELINDA: ‘Art of Belonging‘ by Hugh Mackay

KAT: ‘Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys: A Memoir‘ – Viv Albertine

Best movie

RHOD: Snowpiercer

ATIKA: The Grand Budapest Hotel

TANYA: Interstellar

MELINDA: Philomena

KAT: This is the End

Best eat out

RHOD: Supernormal

ATIKA: Port Phillip Estate

TANYA: Sonido

MELINDA: Fino, Willunga, South Australia

KAT: Heart Attack & Vine, Lygon St Carlton

Best event/gig

RHOD: Sugar Fed Leopards at the John Curtin Hotel, Melbourne Music Week

TANYA: Sugar Fed Leopards at Open Studio

ATIKA: Dark Mofo

MELINDA:  The Shuffle Club at the Melbourne Salami Festa, Northcote Town Hall

KAT: Tek Tek Ensemble’s Terror in the Jungle album launch

We hope you have a great festive season!