So, it's past time to do this again, share our favorite or best picks from 2019.
Here's a full list of films released in 2019: https://www.firstshowing.net/schedule2019/
I saw 34 films on that list, with a few more I still intend to see.
With that said, here is my top 10, in reverse order.
- Knives Out
Entertaining from Go, and great twists along the way.
- The Marriage Story
Not nearly as depressing as people said, but brilliant acting performances, and touching at the same time.
- Spider-Man: Far From Home
The Spider-Man reboot has been an incredible success. This film was insane, surreal, and utterly compelling.
- Uncut Gems
An incredible slice of Americana, much better than I expected.
- Little Women
I was not expecting much, but it was a really good film, and had the best ending - one that reversed a mistake in the book.
- The Irishman
The perfect closing to Scorsese's gangster sagas. I watched this during Thanksgiving, and didn't feel it was too long.
- The Lighthouse
I disagree entirely that this film was too long. It was the perfect length. It didn't quite reach the heights of the Director's previous film, "The Witch," but it was damn good.
This was agonizing in so many ways, but is a zeitgeist movie for our time.
Utter original and brilliant characterization, making you root for the protagonist family. Hard to watch, but impossible to turn off. It was worthy of it's awards.
- Queen & Slim
Riveting and thought-provoking while brilliantly executed.
@Klep , your turn!