This is a list of films that I watched for the first time this year. Out of all the films I watched this year, these are the top ones.
Based on the runaway bestseller, Where’d You Go, Bernadette is an inspiring comedy about Bernadette Fox, a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Bernadette’s leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.
A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies.
Thinking they’re about to crash, Emma spills her secrets to a stranger on a plane. At least, she thought he was a stranger…Until she later meets Jack, her company’s young CEO, who now knows every humiliating detail about her. Based on the blockbuster NYT bestseller.
Old Fashioned: The Story of the Wisconsin Supper Club (2015) Rated NR
Supper club restaurants were the hot dinning trend in the mid twentieth century. They provided a place for people to spend their evenings enjoying cocktails, home cooked, high quality food and entertainment. The supper club scene slowly faded from the rest of the country, but kept a strong hold in Wisconsin due to a culture that allowed it to thrive. Around for decades, supper clubs in Wisconsin have been able to hold their own style and traditions. While chain restaurants continue to expand and threaten their future, supper clubs are fighting to survive while continuing to offer the same exceptional dinning experience and a personal touch that is not seen in the modern lifestyle of dine and dash. Old Fashioned: The Story of the Wisconsin Supper Club takes you into this uniquely Wisconsin institution.
A destitute young man, raised by racist skinheads and notorious among white supremacists, turns his back on hatred and violence to transform his life, with the help of a black activist and the woman he loves.
After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.
Tempting Fate (2019) Rated TV-14
Gabbys marriage to Elliott is jeopardized when she meets Matt. What begins as a business opportunity develops into an emotional affair, leading Gabby to succumb to his unrelenting attention; not foreseeing the life changing consequences.
‘I Used to be Normal – A Boyband Fangirl Story’ is the surprising coming of age story of four diverse women who have had their lives dramatically changed by their love of a boyband – Backstreet Boys, One Direction, Take That and The Beatles.
Seau (2018) Rated NR
An exploration of the rise and fall of one of the greatest linebackers the NFL has ever seen, Junior Seau.
True Love Blooms (2019) Rated TV-14
Spring is in full bloom when urban gardener Vicki fights to save her community garden from a handsome real estate developer. Both are caught off guard when it’s not just the flowers that are blooming, but also love.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Rated PG
Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.
These Amazing Shadows (2011) Rated NR
Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.
Instant Family (2018) Rated PG-13
A couple find themselves in over their heads when they foster three children.
First Man (2018) Rated PG-13
A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Professor Leaf, an absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences, is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.
The Masked Singer (2019) Rated TV-14
A singing competition guessing game based on Korean format King of Mask Singer. 12 celebrity performers wear costumes to conceal identities. One singer is eliminated each week and unmasked. Small hints are given for the viewer guess along. (FOX)
Celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Nebraska (2013) Rated R
An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.
Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018) Rated PG-13
The next amazing chapter of Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zamperini’s powerful true story of forgiveness, redemption, and amazing grace.
Synopsis by IMDB.