2019 has been over for a while now, but now that I’ve seen 1917 which is competing in the Oscars this year, I can finally release my Top 10 list. 2019 was truly a great year for film and I hope that 2020 and beyond will be even more diverse both in front of and behind the camera, and that we continue to support original films and new voices. Keep in mind, I cannot see every new movie released and there are some 2019 movies I have not reviewed.Continue reading “Top 10 of 2019”
1917 takes place during WWI as two British soldiers (George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman) must rush across enemy lines to give orders to stop an attack and potentially save thousands of lives.Continue reading “1917 (2019)”
Cats is the newest film adaptation of the famous Broadway musical of the same name. The film follows a group of cats named “The Jellicles” as the newest member, Victoria (Francesca Hayward), is introduced to the group and the ceremonious Jellicle Ball.Continue reading “Cats (2019)”
Little Women centers on the March sisters – Jo (Saoirse Ronan), Meg (Emma Watson), Amy (Florence Pugh), and Beth (Eliza Scanlen) as they transition from their idyllic childhood into the hardships of adulthood.Continue reading “Little Women (2019)”
Uncut Gems follows Howard (Adam Sandler), a gambling addict and jeweler, as he makes a series of bad decisions that lead him further and further in trouble.Continue reading “Uncut Gems (2019)”
2020 is year and with it comes another promising year of films. I’m particularly excited since there are a great number of women-led films both in front of and behind the camera in 2020. Since it’s early in the year, none of the smaller, independent films are really known until the Sundance Film Festival later this month, so this list will mainly be bigger films. I will also do a Top 10 of 2019 list, but that won’t be up until I have seen 1917, which is a major awards contender this year.
So here is what I’m most looking forward to at the moment for the upcoming year with some honorable mentions that go out to Godzilla vs. Kong, Eternals, and Bob’s Burgers who didn’t quite make the list.
Honey Boy follows Otis (Lucas Hedges) as an actor finding himself stuck in rehab and is diagnosed with PTSD. This diagnosis seems come from the time when he was a young child actor (played by Noah Jupe) living with his abusive father (Shia LaBeouf).
Jumanji: The Next Level follows Spencer (Alex Wolff), Fridge (Ser’Darius Blain), Martha (Morgan Turner), and Britney (Madison Iseman) during their winter break of their freshman year in college. Spencer, who is struggling more than his friends in college life, decides to go back into the Jumanji game to re-gain some confidence as Dr. Bravestone (Dwayne Johnson). However, the game glitches and Spencer’s grandfather (Danny DeVito) and his friend (Danny Glvoer) find themselves stuck in the game.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is the conclusion to the recent trilogy of Star Wars movies. It follows Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), and Poe (Oscar Issac) as they are faced with the return of Emperor Palpatine.
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood follows Esquire journalist, Lloyd Vogel (Matthew Rhys), when he is assigned to profile Mister Rogers (Tom Hanks) as his estranged father (Chris Cooper) has recently came back into his life.