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Re: The Year So Far (2019)
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2019, 11:49:26 AM »
  • The Farewell (Lulu Wang)
  • Avengers: Endgame (Anthony & Joe Russo)
  • Aladdin (Guy Ritchie)
  • The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (Mike Mitchell & Trisha Gum)
  • Stan & Ollie (Jon S. Baird)
  • Amazing Grace (Sydney Pollack & Alan Elliott)
  • Booksmart (Olivia Wilde)
  • Toy Story 4 (Josh Cooley)
  • Greta (Neil Jordan)
  • Captain Marvel (Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck)
  • Missing Link (Chris Butler)
  • Us (Jordan Peele)
  • Climax (Gaspar Noe)
  • Yesterday (Danny Boyle)
  • John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (Chad Stahelski)
  • High Flying Bird (Steven Soderbergh)
  • Fyre (Chris Smith)
  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (Dean DeBlois)
  • The Wind (Emma Tammi)
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino)
  • Isn't It Romantic (Todd Strauss-Schulson)
  • The Dead Don't Die (Jim Jarmusch)
  • Late Night (Nisha Ganatra)
  • Dumbo (Tim Burton)
  • Happy Death Day 2U (Christopher Landon)
  • Long Shot (Jonathan Levine)
  • The Upside (Neil Burger)
  • The Best of Enemies (Robin Bissell)
  • Ruben Brandt, Collector (Milorad Krstic)
  • They Shall Not Grow Old (Peter Jackson)
  • Trial by Fire (Edward Zwick)
  • Tolkien (Dome Karukoski)
  • Unicorn Store (Brie Larson)
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters (Michael Dougherty)
  • Deion's Double Play (Erik Powers & Ken Rodgers)
  • Glass (M. Night Shyamalan)
  • Men in Black: International (F. Gary Gray)
  • The Aftermath (James Kent)
  • Little (Tina Gordon Chism)
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Re: The Year So Far (2019)
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2019, 12:08:47 PM »
At The Heart of Gold A+
They Shall Not Grow Old A
Knives Out A
Midsommer A-
Seberg A-
Capernaum A-
Climax A-
New Year's Eve A-
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood B+
Tigers Are Not Afraid B+
Booksmart B+
Portrait of a Lady on Fire B+
The Current War B+
Marriage Story B+
Fighting With My Family B+
The Infiltrators B+
The Report B+
Just Mercy B+
The Truth B+
Avengers: Endgame B+
The Guilty B+
Captain Marvel B+
Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken B+
Harriet B+
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark B+
Isn't It Romantic B
Escape Room B
The Farewell B
After Parkland B
The Mustang B
Olympic Dreams B
Peterloo B
Us B
Prosecuting Evil B
Judy B
Teen Spirit B
National Secrets B
Last Christmas B
American Factory B
Frozen 2 B
Gemini Man B
Ready or Not B
Toy Story 4 B
On The Basis of Sex B-
The Last Black Man in San Francisco B-
Io B-
Hustlers B-
Downton Abbey B-
Parasite B-
Time For Ilhan B-
Apollo 11 B-
Brittany Runs a Marathon B-
Honey Boy B-
Always Be My Maybe B-
Happy Death Day 2 U B-
Pain and Glory B-
Five Feet Apart B-
The Right to Rest B-
The Biggest Little Farm B-
Ad Astra C+
Miss Bala C+
The Lego Movie 2 C+
Charlie's Angels C+
Jojo Rabbit C+
Glass C+
Clemency C+
Fast Color C+
The Edge of Democracy C+
Guava Island C+
Alone/Together C+
The Highwaymen C+
Alita: Battle Angel C+
Queen and Slim C+
Anna and the Apocalypse C+
The Lion King C+
The Dead Don't 'Die C
Yesterday C
Ordinary Love C
Pokemon: Detective Pikachu C
Little C
The Great American Lie C
What Men Want C-
Girl C-
The Perfection C-
Captive State C-
Zombieland: Double Tap C-
Destroyer C-
Transit C-
The Souvenir C-
Rocketman C-
High Life D+
Shazaam D+
Wine Country D+
Amazing Grace D
The Nightingale D
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood F
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Re: The Year So Far (2019)
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2019, 12:09:39 PM »
Previously: 2018
Note: Films nominated for Oscars or Filmspots are on the 2018 list, even when they are technically 2019 films for me.
* = Most recent additions (December)

------- 9/10 -------

   1) Ich war zuhause, aber  (AKA I Was at Home, But, Angela Schanelec)  Germany/Serbia
   2) Heimat ist ein Raum aus Zeit  (AKA Heimat is a Space in Time, Thomas Heise)  Germany/Austria

------- 8/10 -------

   3) Portrait de la jeune fille en feu  (AKA Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Céline Sciamma)  France
   4) Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno  (Abdellatif Kechiche)  France/...

------- 7/10 -------

   5) Dylda  (AKA Beanpole, Kantemir Balagov)  Russia
   6) Zombi Child  (Bertrand Bonello)  France
*  7) Bacurau  (Kleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles)  Brazil/France
   8) The Souvenir  (Joanna Hogg)  UK
   9) Macht das alles einen Sinn? Und wenn ja - warum dauert es so lange?  (AKA Does all this make any sense? And if so - why does it take so long?, Andreas Wilcke)  Germany
  10) Djamilia  (AKA Jamilia, Aminatou Echard)  France/Kyrgystan
  11) Premičres solitudes  (AKA Young Solitude, Claire Simon)  France
  12) Bisbee '17  (Robert Greene)

------- 6/10 -------

  13) High Life  (Claire Denis)  France/...
  14) L'île au trésor  (AKA Treasure Island, Guillaume Brac)  France
  15) Das melancholische Mädchen  (AKA Aren't You Happy?, Susanne Heinrich)  Germany
* 16) Knives and Skin  (Jennifer Reeder)
  17) La flor  (Mariano Llinás)  Argentina
  18) Napszállta  (AKA Sunset, László Nemes)  Hungary/France
  19) L'homme fidčle  (AKA A Faithful Man, Louis Garrel)  France
  20) Vox Lux  (Brady Corbet)
  21) Freaks  (Zach Lipovsky, Adam B. Stein)  Canada/US
  22) Ruben Brandt, Collector  (Milorad Krstic)  Hungary
  23) Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese  (Martin Scorsese)
  24) Der Funktionär  (AKA The Communist, Andreas Goldstein)  Germany
* 25) Sibyl  (Justine Triet)  France/Belgium
* 26) Age Out  (AKA Friday's Child, A.J. Edwards)
  27) Doubles vies  (AKA Non-Fiction, Olivier Assayas)  France
  28) Grass  (Hong Sang-soo)  South Korea
  29) Dolor y gloria  (AKA Pain & Glory, Pedro Almodóvar)  Spain

------- 5/10 -------

  30) A Vigilante  (Sarah Daggar-Nickson)
  31) Varda par Agnčs  (AKA Varda by Agnes, Agnčs Varda)  France
  32) Une fille facile  (AKA An Easy Girl, Rebecca Zlotowski)  France
* 33) Little Joe  (Jessica Hausner)  Austria/UK/Germany
  34) Gisaengchung  (AKA Parasite, Bong Joon-ho)  South Korea
  35) The Report  (Scott Z. Burns)

------- 4/10 -------

  36) Piercing  (Nicolas Pesce)
  37) Divino Amor  (AKA Divine Love, Gabriel Mascaro)  Brazil/...
  38) Brecht  (Heinrich Breloer)  Germany
  39) Pet Names  (Carol Brandt)
  40) The Great Pretender  (Nathan Silver)
  41) The Dead Don't Die  (Jim Jarmusch)
* 42) Marriage Story  (Noah Baumbach)
  43) J'ai perdu mon corps  (AKA I Lost My Body, Jérémy Clapin)  France

------- 3/10 -------

  44) Starfish  (A.T. White)
  45) Midsommar (Director's Cut)  (Ari Aster)
* 46) A Rainy Day in New York  (Woody Allen)
  47) Booksmart  (Olivia Wilde)
  48) Us  (Jordan Peele)
  49) Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw  (David Leitch)
  50) Alita: Battle Angel  (Robert Rodriguez)
  51) Shazam!  (David F. Sandberg)
  52) Dora and the Lost City of Gold  (James Bobin)
  53) Avengers: Endgame  (Anthony Russo, Joe Russo)
* 54) Ad Astra  (James Gray)

------- 2/10 -------

  55) Captain Marvel  (Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck)
  56) The Beach Bum  (Harmony Korine)
  57) Men in Black: International  (F. Gary Gray)
  58) Anna  (Luc Besson)  France
  59) Missing Link  (Chris Butler)
  60) John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum  (Chad Stahelski)
  61) Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood  (Quentin Tarantino)

------- 1/10 -------

  62) Greta  (Neil Jordan)  Ireland/US

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Re: The Year So Far (2019)
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2019, 12:46:20 PM »
★ ★ ★ ˝
Toy Story 4

★ ★ ★ - Very Good
Avengers: Endgame
Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood
Dolemite is My Name
Knives Out

★ ★ ★ - Good
Midsommar: Director's Cut
Knock Down the House
Under the Silver Lake
Downton Abbey
High Flying Bird

★ ★ ★ - Okay
Jojo Rabbit
Hobbs and Shaw
Ready or Not
Long Shot
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
The Irishman
The Kid Who Would Be King
The Lighthouse
Spider-Man: Far From Home
Captain Marvel

★ ★ ˝
The Lion King
Lady and the Tramp
Daniel Isn't Real
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Godzilla: King of the Monsters

★ ★
Alita: Battle Angel
Pokemon: Detective Pikachu
John Wick 3
Frozen II
Pet Sematary

★ ˝
It Chapter 2
Her Smell
Happy Death Day 2U
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Re: The Year So Far (2019)
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2019, 04:24:14 PM »
Ash is Purest White
Knife + Heart
Bisbee '17
I Lost My Body
The Farewell
Birds of Passage
Dolemite is My Name
Knock Down the House
Rolling Thunder Revue
American Factory
Long Day's Journey Into Night
Ready or Not
The Beach Bum
High Life
Always Be My Maybe
Long Shot
Downton Abbey
Avengers: Endgame
Captain Marvel
Apollo 11
Amazing Grace
Fighting With My Family
Between Two Ferns: The Movie
The Irishman
John Wick 3
Wine Country
Late Night
Echo in the Canyon
Fast Color
The Wind
The Souvenir
Alita: Battle Angel
The Silence
Vox Lux

A Bread Factory (45 minutes in and it wasn't for me)
The Last Black Man in San Francisco (ran out of time on rental - planning to rewatch)
Leaving Neverland (watched the first half and that felt like enough)
Good Boys (15 minutes, wasn't into it)
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Re: The Year So Far (2019)
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2019, 12:07:51 AM »
1. Deadwood
2. Avengers: Endgame
3. Spider-Man: Far From Home
4. John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum
5. Shazam
6. Captain Marvel
7. Pet Sematary
8. Godzilla: King of the Monsters
9. Glass
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Re: The Year So Far (2019)
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2019, 02:23:24 PM »
Despite not having a bunch of movies that I loved (yet), there are still a good number of movies I enjoyed watching so far this year.

36. Hellboy
35. Brightburn
34. Escape Room
33. The Prodigy
32. Pet Sematary
31. Dark Phoenix
30. Glass
29. The Grand Bizarre
28. Velvet Buzzsaw
-------The Line Between Bad and Moderately Good--------
27. Dumbo
26. Happy Death Day 2U
25. The Lego Movie: The Second Part
24. Alita: Battle Angel
23. Godzilla: King of the Monsters
22. Aladdin
-------The Line Between Moderately Good and Pretty Good-------
21. Greta
20. Boar
19. The Wind
18. Late Night
17. Horror Noire
16. Homecoming
15. Long Shot
14. Captain Marvel
13. Rocketman
--------The Line Between Pretty Good and Really Good--------
12. High Flying Bird
11. Climax
10. Pokémon: Detective Pikachu
9. Avengers: Endgame
8. The Missing Link
7. The Dead Don't Die
--------The Line Between Really Good and Great--------
6. Booksmart
5. Shazam!
4. Toy Story 4
3. Us
2. John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum
1. High Life
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Re: The Year So Far (2019)
« Reply #8 on: June 25, 2019, 01:53:23 PM »
Despite not having a bunch of movies that I loved (yet), there are still a good number of movies I enjoyed watching so far this year.

Where's The Perfection fall?

I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: The Year So Far (2019)
« Reply #9 on: June 25, 2019, 04:21:59 PM »
Seeing Hellboy so low makes me sad. I decided to skip it.