Best Films of 2019

2019 has been a great year for cinema – from stories of relationships, to horror and coming-of-age journeys.

This year, instead of putting together an(other) arbitrary end of year list ranking the films of 2019, we’ve simply selected 10 films we feel stood out this year.

Listed in alphabetical order, each film has stood out in 2019 in a different way
click on the film title to see our review.

 

Avengers

Avengers: Endgame

The end to over a decade of storytelling, succeeding as a celebration of every Marvel film before it.

 

HONEY BOY

Honey Boy

A personal story of a fractured relationship.

 

In Fabric

In Fabric

An audacious and darkly comic film.

 

joker

Joker

Touching on societal issues, one of the most talked about films of the year.

 

MarriageStory3

Marriage Story

A story about breaking up, while trying to keep it together.

 

Mid90s 5

Mid90s

A coming-of-age story with a documentary-like authenticity.

 

MONOS

MONOS

A visceral, cinematic and hypnotic thriller.

 

TheNight

The Nightingale

A film that is not only haunting and powerful, but vital.

 

TPBF

The Peanut Butter Falcon

One of the year’s most enjoyable, charming and emotional pieces of cinema.

 

Seahorse

Seahorse

A standout documentary, telling a phenomenal story about what makes us who we are.

 


 

 

An honourable mention goes to the films which have had UK screenings at film festivals in 2019, but aren’t due to have their cinema release until 2020…

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

The Lighthouse

Colour Out of Space

 


 

 

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