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Best film of the year, early voting.

C4lukin2

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So I am just going to state my rankings based on IMDb. This is not the official thread. A couple of dozen films I still need to see. And I am simply going to create this thread, and figure out how to post stuff!

The 2 Pope's 8
Noelle 5
Marriage Story 9
One Child Nation 8
Freaks 7
The Irishman 8
Bikram Yogi 6
IT Chapter 2 6
Dark Phoenix 6
Glass 6
Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark 6
Tell Me Who I am 9
Fire in Paradise 7
Ghosts of Sugarland 5
Joker 8
Midsomar 7
El Camino 7
Eli 5
Crawl 6
In the shadow of the Moon 6
Pokemon Detective Pikachu 5
Child's Play 4
Toy Story 4 8
In The Tall Grass 6
Between Two Firms The Movie 5
Ready or Not 8
Shazam 7
Godzilla KingOM 5
Captain Marvel 6
Brightburn 5
Pet Semetary 5
SM Far From Home 7
Batman: Hush 6
Yesterday 7
The Silence 5
US 7
I am Mother 7
Avengers Endgame 8
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly... 6
Escape Room 6
The Highwaymen 6
The Ultimate Captain 6
Conversation With a Killer Ted Bundy 8


I have a few more to add.

But it looks like I give a good score 5 at lest.

I only watch films that I think I will enjoy. If it looks like complete dhit,. I will not bother mosta tectime.
 
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C4lukin2

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I totally went through 30 plus films. And I put them in order. And I accidentally deleted the whole thing.

But lots of discussion to be had, but Marriage Story is my number one. And mumble core films are my least favorite things.

I truly dislike every film involving said writer/director...

But he nailed this one.
 

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From what I've watched probably John Wick 3. I was interested in Ad Astra but I didn't hear great things, still plan to watch it at some point when I get a chance though.
Also The Lighthouse sounded interesting from some vague reviews I've read so I need to get to watch that too,

Alita: Battle Angel.
Completely forgot that was this year. Such an great movie. Trailers didn't do it for me, but the movie itself is just great.
 
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Thinking about it just now I’m not sure if there was a film that totally blew me away this year. Was 2019 just maybe not a particularly strong year?
 

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1. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
2. The Lighthouse
3. Midsommar
4. One Cut of the Dead (originally a 2017 release but not in the UK)
5. Avengers: Endgame
6. The Irishman
7. Joker
8. Toy Story 4
9. Booksmart
10. Ready or Not

Rough order, but that's about right. I really didn't watch many this year. In particular I haven't seen Parasite which would probably make the list.
 

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Joker is definitely the best one. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood was also great, but that's about it for me (haven't seen The Irishman yet).

Tbh there weren't that many 2019 movies I've enjoyed. There were some big disappointments like Zombieland 2 or John Wick 3.
 
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Parasite was the first time a movie deserved its Palme d'Or since freakin forever. Hilarious and thought-provoking at the same time. Biting and cathartic social satire without modern western manichaeism. Bong Joon-ho at his absolute best.

It's my Movie Of The Year hands down, and one of the decade's best, as I said in an other thread.

Joker is a close second. It's been a while a movie like this had such an impact on society, and got such praise from pretty much everyone across the board, nontroversies notwitstanding. I wasn't sure about it when the first trailer came out but was happy to be proven wrong and liked it a lot. I look forward to what Joaquin Phoenix does next and of course, what the future holds for Joker.

I loved Ford v Ferrari as well, but I'm a car nut and a "Le Mans" fan, so that was expected.

2019 was a pretty great movie year, all things considered.
 
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Malakhov

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Joker is the only one that got me up from my comfy couch and going to a cinema to see it, at least..
So for me, it's my number one...
Yeah not a lot of movies make me go to the theater but that was one of those. Even returned a second time to bring a friend which I never do these days

Awesome movie
 
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For me
1) Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

2) Ready or Not

3) Fighting With My Family

4) Child's Play

5) The Irishman
 
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dorkimoe

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I guess endgame and joker. nothing else I can even recall. Once upon a time was awful.
 
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1. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
2. The Lighthouse
3. Midsommar
4. One Cut of the Dead (originally a 2017 release but not in the UK)
5. Avengers: Endgame
6. The Irishman
7. Joker
8. Toy Story 4
9. Booksmart
10. Ready or Not

Rough order, but that's about right. I really didn't watch many this year. In particular I haven't seen Parasite which would probably make the list.
One Cut of the Dead is a fantastic film. Great choice.
 

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One Cut of the Dead is a fantastic film. Great choice.
Yeah, I'd been meaning to watch it for ages but never got round to convincing my girlfriend. She wanted to turn it off after 15 minutes but I knew there was "something else" to the film so asked her to stick it out, and she was happy that we did.

Really smart film making. It's just difficult to recommend to people that they spend an hour and a half watching a movie that you can't really tell them anything about, since the point is you aren't supposed to know.

If anyone's reading this, by the way, go watch it, don't even watch the trailer, just go in blind.
 
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Yeah, I'd been meaning to watch it for ages but never got round to convincing my girlfriend. She wanted to turn it off after 15 minutes but I knew there was "something else" to the film so asked her to stick it out, and she was happy that we did.

Really smart film making. It's just difficult to recommend to people that they spend an hour and a half watching a movie that you can't really tell them anything about, since the point is you aren't supposed to know.

If anyone's reading this, by the way, go watch it, don't even watch the trailer, just go in blind.
Please go.

Its one of those movies that will make you fall in love with cinema all over again.

Have you seen Why Dont You Play in Hell, AV?
 
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Please go.

Its one of those movies that will make you fall in love with cinema all over again.

Have you seen Why Dont You Play in Hell, AV?
Never heard of it, looks interesting, thanks. Will snag it sometime though I don't do a great deal of movie watching these days, so it might take a while.
 
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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Joker
The Irishman
Midsommar

I haven't seen The Lighthouse or Parasite yet.
 
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Tie between Parasite, Lighthouse, and The Nightingale for me.

Ad Astra, OUaTiH, Midsommer, Irishman, Joker, and Knives Out are up there too.
 
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I think The Irishman is the best I’ve seen this year if I were to grade objectively, but it isn’t my favorite. My favorite so far is either Parasite, Joker, or Endgame probably. Still need to see a handful like The Lighthouse, The Peanut Butter Falcon, 1917, Marriage story.
 
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Sp3eD

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Probably Spider-Man far from home

probably going to get shit for saying that though.
 

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1. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
2. Toy Story 4
3. Avengers: Endgame
4. Joker
5. Doctor Sleep
6. The LEGO Movie Part 2
7. Knives Out
8. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
9. Us
10. Terminator: Dark Fate

Pretty good film year (still haven't seen Rise of Skywalker, Jumanji, 1917, Spies in Disguise, and a few from earlier in the year) but I'd give 2018 the edge (saw 37 of its films, not sure on the exact count of this year's).
 

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Changing my vote to ONCE UPON A TIME IN PEDOWOOD. I feel like playing fighting games after watching it.

nsfw


Feetantino's recreation of Brad Pitt's divorce with Jennifer Aniston.