Best of 2019, Vol. VI: Top 25 Films

25. Wild Rose

24. Official Secrets

23. Transit

22. Knives Out

21. Booksmart

20. The Two Popes

19. Little Joe

18. All Is True

17. Brittany Runs A Marathon

16. To The Ends Of The Earth

15. The Farewell

14. The Nightingale

13. End Of The Century

12. Waves

11. Clemency

10. Proxima

9. The Souvenir

8. The Last Black Man In San Francisco

7. Hustlers

6. Blackbird

5. After The Wedding

4. Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

3. Parasite

2. Marriage Story

1. Little Women

Honorable Mentions: American Woman (Chellas), Animals, Bacarau, Best Of Enemies, Bombshell, First Cow, A Girl Missing, Honeyland, The Irishman, Klaus, Knock Down The House, Richard Jewell

*2019 films I saw for the first time at festivals in 2018 (Her Smell, High Life, Sorry Angel, Ash Is Purest White, etc.) not included on this list.

Have not seen: Beanpole, Invisible Life**

**UPDATE: Have now seen Invisible Life, which belongs somewhere in the Top 15.

xx

JB