Kevin’s Year-in-Review & The Best Movies of 2019 Feat. Apollo 11, Jojo Rabbit & Climax

Kevin’s Year-in-Review & The Best Movies of 2019 Feat. Apollo 11, Jojo Rabbit & Climax

2019 was another year full of political chaos, a continuously depressing news cycle, environmental turmoil and turbulent discourse in all aspects of general conversation, but the medium of cinema and movie theaters were there to provide escapism for audiences looking to take a break from it all. And there was enough of it to go around for audiences of all genders, races and sexes, from the box-office record-breaking finale to a twenty-two movie-long saga in Avengers: Endgame and a surplus of strong directorial debuts from new female voices in filmmaking to unflinching looks at African-American life in the face of gentrification and epic trips down memory lane from legendary auteurs Quentin Tarantino and Martin Scorsese. But what stood out the most this year were the films with hopeful messages about the future of mankind, authentic portraits of life from different parts of the country, and critiques of modern masculinity. That being said, the year in movies ended on such a strong note, that narrowing down the year’s best movies to just ten proved to be more than difficult. So without further ado, the following list takes a look back at the last year in movies, and the fifteen best films of 2019. Read more

Michael’s Top 10 Movies of 2019 Feat. Parasite, Midsommar & The Lighthouse

Michael’s Top 10 Movies of 2019 Feat. Parasite, Midsommar & The Lighthouse

Another year of movies has came and went. 2019 was a great year at the cinema, arguably the best we’ve had in years. It is always a challenge to narrow down 10 movies after seeing over 100, but here we are. Below are the best movies to come out in 2019 including Parasite, Midsommar, The Lighthouse and more! Honorable mentions will be listed after the list is complete. Read more

Uncut Gems is a Chaotic & Compelling Career-Best for the Safdies and Adam Sandler (Review)

Uncut Gems is a Chaotic & Compelling Career-Best for the Safdies and Adam Sandler (Review)

Adam Sandler is a comedian whose film slate has been often ranked near the bottom of the barrel when it comes to cinematic entertainment in recent years, but when he branches out into dramatic territory, he turns in an unforgettable performance. Sandler turns in what’s arguably his career-best work as an actor in Uncut Gems, which is also a career-best film from Josh and Benny Safdie thanks to the evolution of their filmmaking craft, strong performances from Sandler and the entire ensemble, and a realistic portrayal of New York City nightlife. Read more