Best Movies Of 2019, Ranked (Including ‘Little Girls’ And ‘1917’)

Best MoviesAs I used to be laying aside beginning this prime 10 checklist—an assignment I at all times drag my feet on, although as I write it I invariably decide up steam—I wasted a while making a cup of tea and asking myself what it is about making finish-of-year lists that brings up such inner resistance in me. A part of it has to do with the impossibility of quantifying an experience that, like filmgoing, is by its nature unquantifiable, a paradox that is typically decried within the season of awards-giving and listing-compiling. Critics Consensus: Very similar to the beloved TV persona that inspired it, A Stunning Day in the Neighborhood presents a powerfully affecting message about acceptance and understanding. The No. 1 movie in the most recent Sight & Sound critics’ poll (2012) has a ways to go on this record. Critics Consensus: Refreshingly candid and disarmingly reflective, David Crosby: …