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The Best Films of 2019

No list could ever satisfy everybody everywhere, but the following compilation makes me happy, and that’s the most important thing of all.

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Dora and the Lost City of Gold
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Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)

What follows feels like a blend of The Babysitters Club and low-calorie Indiana Jones.

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Abominable
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Abominable (2019)

 There was a time when our eyeballs would’ve been downright drunk on a movie like Abominable.  

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Star Wars, Ranked

For this list, I’ll look at the main movies first, and then judge the standalone movies…well, on their own.

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Brittany Runs a Marathon
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Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019)

rittany Runs a Marathon wasn’t made by Judd Apatow, but it has a lot of…

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Stuber (2019)
Two and Half Stars

To paraphrase those Muppets up in the theater balcony:  This ain’t half bad.  It ain’t half good, either.

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Cinemavino — Those About to Rock

This week, we screen an over-the-top 90s classic, The Rock.  We got cornball one-liners, frantic Michael Bay direction, and a wacky chase through the streets of San Francisco.

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Lust (2018)

I can’t claim to know exactly what Lust is trying to say, but I do know it’s deadly serious about it.

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Shoplifters (2018)

Shoplifters shows us a patchwork of people, stitched together by the pangs of desperation and loneliness.  

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After (2019)

These 106 minutes move slower than the time I had a tooth crowned and they didn’t give me enough novocaine.

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