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  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★★

    Only fitting to cap off this decade with the grand capper of the decade's defining cinematic saga. What an achievement and what a magnificent ending. I love this movie 3000.

  • 1917

    1917

    ★★★★½

    Visceral, gripping, and technically immaculate, 1917 tells an intense war story equal parts brutal and beautiful, resulting in a wholly immersive cinematic experience that demands to be seen on the biggest screen possible.

  • Little Women

    Little Women

    ★★★★½

    Moving, warmhearted and gorgeously crafted, Little Women draws stellar performances from its' terrific cast in a lovely coming of age story that solidifies Greta Gerwig as one of the most exciting new directors working today.

  • Cats

    Cats

    ★½

    While not quite the disaster many have made it out to be, Cats wastes a talented, committed cast and some really stellar music on a meandering, horribly executed mess with misguided direction and appalling effects work that drains the film of any life to be found.

  • Last Christmas

    Last Christmas

    ★★½

    Emilia Clarke is terrific and Henry Golding is a very charming counterpart, but Last Christmas doesn't do a whole lot with its' premise beyond the standard fare, resulting in a holiday romantic dramedy that isn't particularly funny, romantic, or moving. A slightly better version of a Hallmark Christmas movie.

  • Die Hard

    Die Hard

    ★★★★★

    "Now I Have A Machine-Gun. Ho-Ho-Ho." A Christmas past-time and an action movie classic.

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    ★★½

    While the acting and technical aspects are solid, Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker is a lazy, emotionally hollow retread that limply checks off boxes for what it thinks the fans want as it rushes to get this tired saga to the finish line. Passable as a reasonably entertaining diversion, but one of the worst outings of the series and a deeply underwhelming finale.

  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★½

    A ferocious, pulsating ride of high-octane filmmaking, Uncut Gems oozes with tension from scene to scene in this exhilarating character study with a fabulous lead performance from Adam Sandler. One of 2019's finest cinematic "gems".

  • When They See Us

    When They See Us

    ★★★★½

    A sobering saga of injustice and the cruelty of a deeply flawed justice system, When They See Us vividly paints the story of the Central Park Five with passion, urgency, pain and ultimately empathy, resulting in a deeply moving experience and one of the finest pieces of television you'll see all year.

  • Marriage Story

    Marriage Story

    ★★★★★

    Adam Driver’s rendition of Sondheim’s “Being Alive” may be the best scene of any film this year. This movie is extraordinary. Pure cinema at its finest.

  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    ★★★★★

    The type of film that gets richer and richer with every viewing, The Irishman is one of the greatest crime sagas ever made and one of the decade's very best films. Martin Scorsese is a master filmmaker like no other.

  • Knives Out

    Knives Out

    ★★★★½

    Arguably the most fun I’ve had at the movies all year, Knives Out finds Rian Johnson turning the whodunnit on its head in a cleverly plotted mystery with razor sharp writing and a stellar ensemble cast having the time of their lives.