Posts tagged 2019
The Addams Family (2019)

While there are so funny and amusing moments, the animated reboot of The Addams Family is scattered, a bit random, and something of a mess.

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Downton Abbey (2019)

As comfortable to slip into as a pair of pajamas, or as calming as wrapping yourself in a favorite blanket, the cinematic installment of Downton Abbey is perfect fan service and a pretty enjoyable film to boot.

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Hustlers (2019)

Hustlers soars with a career-best performance from Jennifer Lopez, terrific work from Constance Wu, and Lorene Scafaria’s insightful, impassioned storytelling.

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Official Secrets (2019)

An overlooked moment in recent political history gets big-screen treatment as Official Secrets details a whistleblower’s discovery as the United States and United Kingdom prepared to build a coalition to invade Iraq in 2003.

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It Chapter Two (2019)

Too long, overstuffed, with a silly conclusion, It Chapter Two squanders great talent and an inventive, charismatic villain for a ponderous story that lacks the conviction to follow through on its basic premise.

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Tigers Are Not Afraid (2019)

After years of buzz, and the championing of numerous writers and directors clamoring for its release, Issa López’s fantastic fairy tale/suspense/horror hybrid, Tigers Are Not Afraid, is powerful, emotional, and one of the best films of 2019.

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Ready Or Not (2019)

Horror/comedy hybrid Ready or Not is full of blood, gallows humor, and a breakout performance from Samara Weaving, portraying a new bride forced into a deadly game on her wedding night.

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Good Boys (2019)

Once it focuses on the main characters and worries less about shocking the audience, Good Boys becomes a rather insightful, even sweet-tempered movie about the perils of middle school and the fears of growing apart from your childhood.

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Blinded By The Light (2019)

The rousing, crowd-pleasing BLINDED BY THE LIGHT, might be completely predictable from a narrative standpoint, but it pays great homage to Bruce Springsteen’s music, legacy, and the impact art can make on anyone, anywhere in the world.

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Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)

One of the biggest surprises of 2019, Dora and the Lost City of Gold, led by a breakout performance by Isabela Moner, is yet one more movie I never knew I needed.

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