2019

Guy Ritchie’s newest film The Gentlemen is a movie so fast-paced and full of twist that if you’ll be utterly confused if you get up to go to the bathroom. The film has a great cast and fun moments, but some pretty serious flaws.

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Tense, gripping, beautiful, and brutally relentless, director Sam Mendes has achieved something extraordinary with his newest feature, ‘1917.’

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Top 10 Movies of 2019

by Eric Melin on December 29, 2019

in Top 10s

As Scene-Stealers.com enters our 15th year of bringing you unique perspectives on current movies, we polled our critics for their own Top 10 list of 2019’s best movies, and these are the ones that made the cut.

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Don’t for one second try to tell me that it is even in the same league of mediocrity as the prequel trilogy.

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The kids will have fun at ‘Spies in Disguise.’

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Greta Gerwig has absolutely knocked it out of the park with her take on Louisa May Alcott’s ‘Little Women,’ which is as affecting as it is relevant.

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It’s pretty awful, but ‘Cats’ is somebody’s kink, somewhere.

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Star Wars, at its best, explores these kinds of messy, difficult places in an arc mythic setting, better allowing us to delve into those emotional pits contained within us. Not this one.

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A ripped-from-the-headlines drama with timely themes and an A+ cast, ‘Bombshell’ has everything it needs to succeed, yet sucks all the same.

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‘The Madness Within’ is a sex-and-drug fueled bore and seems like a total vanity project from writer-director-actor Hunter G. Williams.

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Director Adam Egypt Mortimer has made a quality sophomore outing, with traces of other twisty real-or-not movies, that’s totally worth catching.

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Jennifer Reeder’s ‘Knives and Skin’ is less about plot or genre, and more about feeling our way through the movie, and coming out the other side with a sense of having experienced something with wonder and curiosity.

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Queen & Slim follows the story of a young couple on the run from the law after the murder of a police officer in an act of self defense. The film is powerful and will leave you with a plethora of conflicting emotions.

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[Rating: Rock Fist Way Up] Love and hate operate on opposite sides of a famously thin line, as they both require commitment and passion that draw from a very personal well of emotion. To hate with a purpose is to invest deeply in that person or object, and like love, this passion does not come […]

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A classic parlor mystery whodunnit with Agatha Christie sensibilities and the sheen of America’s 2019 sociopolitical landscape, ‘Knives Out’ is as smart as it is fun.

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