Scott’s Favourite Films of 2019

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I’m a few days late to the party on this because I wanted to catch up on as many things I’d missed throughout the year as possible before finalizing this list, and I still haven’t seen everything I wanted to see, but I think it’s time to get this posted. 2019 has been an absolutely excellent year for film! I first started making these year-end lists back in 2016, and each year since then they have featured exactly 25 entries. I’ve been trying for days to narrow this down to 25 without feeling like I’m leaving something important off the list, and I just can’t do it. So for the first time ever, I’m doing my top 50 films of the year, a true testament to what a great year at the movies it’s been.

Things from my watchlist that I still haven’t seen: 1917, Atlantics, Blinded By The Light, Clemency, Crawl, The Dead Don’t Die, Diane, Fast Color, Honeyland, I Lost My Body, and The Nightingale. 

Scott’s Favourite Films of 2019

50. The Souvenir
49. Teen Spirit
48. Just Mercy
47. Brittany Runs A Marathon
46. Little Woods
45. Richard Jewel
44. Monos
43. Maiden
43. Shazam!
41. Dolemite Is My Name
40. Paddleton
39. A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood
38. Under The Silver Lake
37. The Beach Bum
36. Us
35. Apollo 11
34. Toy Story 4
33. The Two Popes
32. Ready Or Not
31. Joker
30. John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
29. Climax
28. Avengers: Endgame
27. Ford v Ferrari
26. Bombshell
25. The Peanut Butter Falcon
24. Wild Rose
23. Fighting With My Family
22. Ad Astra
21. Luce
20. Hustlers
19. Portrait Of A Lady On Fire
18. The Lighthouse
17. Honey Boy
16. High Life
15. The Last Black Man In San Francisco
14. Pain And Glory
13. Waves
12. Her Smell
11. Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
10. Knives Out
9. The Farewell
8. Uncut Gems
7. Booksmart
6. Jojo Rabbit
5. The Irishman
4. Midsommar
3. Marriage Story
2. Parasite
1. Little Women

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2020 is the year I plan to actually get this site up and running the way I’ve always intended for it to be. Following the craziness of awards season (Golden Globes predictions getting posted later today) I hope to move into a groove of weekly updates of new film reviews throughout the year. Thank you all so much for reading, and all the best in 2020!

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