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The Movies of 2019: U.S. Releases
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⑤ Indispensable to film fans, even if it's flawed
Ash Is Purest White Dir. Jia Zhangke. Zhao Tao, Liao Fan, Diao Yinan B+
High Life Dir. Claire Denis. Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Mia Goth B+
The Image Book Dir. Jean-Luc Godard. Images and texts evoking modern chaos B+

④ Good or bad, this is risky and original work
3 Faces Dir. Jafar Panahi. Behnaz Jafari, Jafar Panahi, Marziyeh Rezaei B+
Birds of Passage Dirs. Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra. Natalia Reyes, José Acosta B
Rafiki Dir. Wanuri Kahiu. Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva, Jimmy Gathu B–
Transit Dir. Christian Petzold. Franz Rogowski, Paula Beer, Godehard Giese B–
Us Dir. Jordan Peele. Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph B
The Wild Pear Tree Dir. Nuri Bilge Ceylan. Doğu Demirkol, Murat Cemcir B
Woman at War Dir. Benedikt Erlingsson. Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jˇhann Sigurðarson A–

③ Try to make time, but don't cry if you miss it
Fast Color Dir. Julia Hart. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lorraine Toussaint, Saniyya Sidney B–
Girls of the Sun Dir. Eva Husson. Golshifteh Farahani, Emmanuelle Bercot C+
Gloria Bell Dir. Sebastián Lelio. Julianne Moore, John Turturro, Caren Pistorius B
Sauvage Dir. Camille Vidal-Naquet. Félix Maritaud, Éric Bernard, Nicolas Dibla B
Sorry Angel Dir. Christophe Honoré. Pierre Deladonchamps, Vincent Lacoste B
Touch Me Not Dir. Adina Pintilie. Laura Benson, Tómas Lemarquis, Hanna Hofmann B

② Even if it's good, it's hardly groundbreaking
Climax Dir. Gaspar Noé. Sofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Souheila Yacoub C+
Girl Dir. Lukas Dhont. Victor Polster, Arieh Worthalter, Oliver Bodart, Katelijne Damen D

① Low ambition, little originality, easy to forget
Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral Dir. Tyler Perry. Tyler Perry D