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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
B 94% It Must Be Heaven (2019) ...despite the pacing and structural flaws, It Must Be Heaven remains very unique, inventive and at times touching.‐ AwardsWatch
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B 83% The Traitor (2020) The result is two films in one; one that works and one that doesn't. If Bellocchio had stuck with his intimate, observant storytelling approach, the film would have been a much more compelling testament to a dark age that Italians will never forget.‐ AwardsWatch
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83% You Will Die at 20 (2019) A complex, stunning and sophisticated debut feature from Amjad Abu Alala and a major achievement for Sudanese cinema. A confident debut that already feels like an accomplishment.‐ AwardsWatch
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No Score Yet Certified Mail (Bi Elm El Wossul) (2019) Hisham Saqr's debut may not be narratively exciting but it marks an assured debut by a new voice willing to take rare risks in Egyptian cinema.‐ AwardsWatch
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100% La Llorona (2019) Jayro Bustamante's atmospheric film is a unique, inventive look at dictatorship and racism in war-torn Guatemala‐ AwardsWatch
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73% The Other Lamb (2020) THE OTHER LAMB is an undeniable visual feast for the senses, and a celebration of atmospheric storytelling that may have sacrificed chunks of dialogue but never lost sight on its desired impact.‐ AwardsWatch
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88% Sorry We Missed You (2020) This is a film that is both urgent in its message about the deceptive nature of the gig economy which has turned workers into modern-day slaves, and shattering in its portrayal of people on the margins.‐ AwardsWatch
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96% Atlantics (2019) Stunning in concept, beautiful in execution, Atlantique is one of the most imaginative films to come from Africa in a long time.‐ AwardsWatch
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91% Bacurau (Nighthawk) (2020) Technical credits are very solid, particularly a colorful, lush cinematography that brilliantly captures the stunning beauty of Brazilian landscape.‐ AwardsWatch
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55% The Dead Don't Die (2019) Why did Jarmusch pick a zombie film? That's possibly a question that will pop up on most viewers' minds, especially Jarmusch devotees, and for the first two thirds of the film it does seem like the director wants to have a bit fun with the genre.‐ AwardsWatch
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92% Cold War (Zimna wojna) (2018) Resembling Jennifer Lawrence in her early career, Kulig is certainly a talent to watch out for.‐ AwardsWatch
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90% Arctic (2019) Mads Mikkelsen shines in this uneven tale of survival that could have used more time in the editing room.‐ AwardsWatch
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99% Ash Is Purest White (2019) As Qiao, Zhao [Tao] perfectly captures this complex character full of rage, emotion, and determination. ‐ AwardsWatch
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78% Leto (2019) Kirill Serebrennikov's LETO is a tribute to music, dreams of youth and the power - and beauty of ambition.‐ AwardsWatch
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99% Shoplifters (Manbiki kazoku) (2018) [SHOPLIFTERS] is top-notch Kore-eda with a Farhadi-esque moral dilemma and fantastic, nuanced filmmaking that never spoon-feeds the audience and presents its story in graceful, absorbing ways.‐ AwardsWatch
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89% Rocketman (2019) Dexter Fletcher's Elton John biopic is an entertaining if imperfect film with a fantastic performance from Taron Egerton.‐ AwardsWatch
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96% Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) (2019) Pedro Almodóvar's latest film is a masterpiece that balances the personal with the relatable.‐ AwardsWatch
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80% A Hidden Life (2019) Terrence Malick's latest is a magnetic, contemplative and epic film that asks big, timely questions coupled with fantastic technical credits and performances.‐ AwardsWatch
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96% I Lost My Body (2019) With excellent use of sound and a smart decision to have grey colors dominate much of the film, Jérémy Clapin expertly uses his animation talent to build a mood, a difficult task that often animated films ignore. ‐ AwardsWatch
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90% The Lighthouse (2019) Ephraim Winslow (a never better Robert Pattinson) is a young man who takes a job as an assistant to an old lighthouse keeper, Thomas Wake (a haunting Willem Dafoe).‐ AwardsWatch
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89% Diego Maradona (2019) As an engrossing documentation of the price of fame, the ups and downs of a player who took a major gamble in Naples and went from God to devil in the local's eyes, Diego Maradona succeeds.‐ AwardsWatch
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59% Frankie (2019) Exquisitely shot to the extent that it feels like a tourism-film to showcase Portugal's beauty, Frankie has the scenery but lacks the heft, the spark to make it stand out.‐ AwardsWatch
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85% Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019) Tarantino deliciously and elegantly comments on the town's contradictions and double standards, while also taking the time to build up his two lead characters in relatable, convincing ways.‐ AwardsWatch
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99% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) Parasite is a major accomplishment and a must-see film for anyone who loves cinema.‐ AwardsWatch
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97% Knives Out (2019) By not taking itself too seriously and focusing on the fun and intrigue, it is both delightful and smart.‐ AwardsWatch
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61% Matthias & Maxime (2019) Xavier Dolan's latest is a step-up from his previous two films but still doesn't capture the emotional or narrative heights of his 2014 film Mommy.‐ AwardsWatch
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96% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) One of the year's most creative, surprising and intelligent films.‐ AwardsWatch
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92% The Painted Bird (2020) A polarizing piece that makes up for its lack of accessibility and commercial appeal by offering one of the most unique viewing experiences of the year.‐ AwardsWatch
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91% Weathering with You (2020) A denser and more layered film than the already iconic YOUR NAME, Shinkai crafts a genuine, convincing, beautiful and refreshing film that will create conversation and inspire audiences to gain new perspectives.‐ AwardsWatch
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80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) Taika Waititi delivers a brilliant and timely film that takes risks and packs an incredible emotional punch.‐ AwardsWatch
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89% The Two Popes (2019) [The Two Popes] a truly singular viewing experience featuring two actors at the top of their game, stunning technical credits, a brilliant screenplay and extraordinary directing.‐ AwardsWatch
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68% Joker (2019) Todd Phillips creates a terrifying masterpiece and one of the best and most daring comic book films ever made.‐ AwardsWatch
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95% Marriage Story (2019) Elegant, eloquent, deep and heartbreaking, it is a film that will stay with you long after you've seen it.‐ AwardsWatch
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87% Hustlers (2019) HUSTLERS fires on all cylinders and create an immensely entertaining and refreshing mix of grit, laughs and heart wrenching drama. ‐ AwardsWatch
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73% Harriet (2019) A by-the-numbers, somewhat bland biopic, HARRIET takes an American icon and turns her story into a one-dimensional, disappointingly packaged and too conventionally crafted story.‐ AwardsWatch
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72% The Aeronauts (2019) Technically elegant but narratively flawed with a winning performance by Felicity Jones.‐ AwardsWatch
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97% The Cave (2019) More than a story of suffering, THE CAVE is ultimately a story of resilience.‐ AwardsWatch
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80% Instinct (2019) Carice van Houten delivers a stunning performance that's one of the year's best. ‐ AwardsWatch
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42% The Laundromat (2019) ...a convoluted narrative structure, thinly written characters and an inability to bring real insight makes THE LAUNDROMAT a repetitive, pedestrian effort.‐ AwardsWatch
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85% Les Misérables (2020) Not only are its themes hefty and important, the film also manages to follow a fresh, honest and intense approach to a story that could have otherwise delved into poverty porn or exaggerated dramatic tropes.‐ AwardsWatch
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2020