The Ten Best Films of 2019

Tom Schilling in Never Look Away (Sony Pictures Classics)
From big-studio blockbusters to a couple of first-timers.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE M y favorites of the year ranged from a film that earned over a billion dollars down to a couple that barely registered on the box-office charts. There are plenty of interesting movies coming out all year long, but you have to look carefully for them.

10. The Last Black Man in San Francisco (Amazon Prime Video). A strange, fragile, wonderful little film about changing times by the Bay, this first film by Joe Talbot has a personal vision that suggests that a long, rich career awaits. The story becomes so much more heartbreaking when you learn that Jimmie Fails, the hapless wanderer


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