This is a personal ranking of films I've watched for the first time in 2019. These are based on my enjoyment and the overall impression they left on me.
**12/12/19** This ranking is in flux at the moment but general placements are somewhat accurate.
Final tally: 291 first-watch films.
Here are some fun end-of-year superlatives.
Best decade: 1980s.
Favorite new all-time favorite: The Thing
Favorite movie about movies: Matinee
Favorite prolific director: John Carpenter
Favorite gleeful time: Gremlins 2