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2019 Films, Alphabetically with Grades

63 Films Screened or Reviewed (Thus Far) by Team Experience
Title (Director) Grade - Grades represented Nathaniel's take, they do not always correlate with the reviews themselves if another contributor wrote it. If there is no grade Nathaniel hasn't yet seen it but it was reviewed by another team member.
Last Update: 04/14/19

3 Faces (Jafar Panahi) Murtada's Review

Alita Battle Angel (Robert Rodriguez) B
Art of Self-Defense (Riley Stearns) Abe's Review
Ash is Purest White (Jia Zhangke) Murtada's ReviewDirector Interview

Beach Bum, The (Harmony Korine) D+ Abe's Review, Murtada's Review
Birds of Passage (Cristina Gallego & Ciro Guerra) Abe's Review
Booksmart (Olivia Wilde) Abe's Review

Captain Marvel (Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck) C+ Nathaniel's Review
Climax (Gaspar Noë) Chris's Review 

Diamantino (Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt) B- Chris's Review
Diane (Kent Jones) B Jason's Review 
Dumbo (Tim Burton) C- Best of Burton

Farewell, The (Lulu Wang) Murtada's Review
Fighting With My Family (Stephan Merchant) Abe's Review 

Giant Little Ones (Keith Behrman) Chris's Review
Glass (M Night Shyamalan) Chris's Review
Gloria Bell (Sebastian Lelio) B+ Chris's Review 
Greta (Neil Jordan) C Chris's Review, Podcast

Hail Satan? (Penny Lane) Glenn's Review
High Life
(Claire Denis) B Jason's Review 
Hotel Mumbai (Anthony Maras) Jason's Review

Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley (Alex Gibney) Abe's Review

Last Black Man in San Francisco (Joe Talbot) Murtada's Review
Late Night (Nisha Ganatra) Murtada's Review
Leaving Neverland (Dan Reed) Glenn's Review 
Lords of Chaos
(Jonas Akerlund) Samantha's Review

Mapplethorpe (Ondi Timoner) D Worst Unreleased 2018
Missing Link (Chris Butler) B+ Chris's Review

Red Joan (Trevor Nunn) C- 

Las Sandanistas (Jenny Murray) Glenn's Review
(Steven Knight) A/F Jason's Review
Shadow (Zhang Yimou) B+ Nathaniel's Review
Sharkwater Extinction (Rob Stewart) B Nathaniel's Review 
Shazam! (David F Sandberg) C
Sorry, Angel
(Christophe Honoré) Jason's Review
Souvenir, The
(Joanna Hogg) Murtada's Review

Teen Spirit (Max Minghella) Abe's Review
Tell It to the Bees (Annabel Jankel) C Nathaniel's Review
To Dust (Shawn Snyder) Jason's Review
Transit (Christian Petzoldt) B+  Nathaniel's Review, Director Interview

Unicorn Store (Brie Larson) Anne Marie's Review
(Jordan Peele) B Tony's ReviewChris's Review

The Wind (Emma Tammi) Chris's Review
Woman at War
(Benedikt Erlingsson) A- Nathaniel's Review 


After the Wedding (Bart Freundlich) Abe's Review
Charlie Says (Mary Harron) B
 (Chinonye Chukwu) Murtada's Review
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile (Joe Berlinger) Abe's Review
Honey Boy (Alma Ha'rel) Abe's Review
Luce (Julius Onah) Abe's Review
Olympic Dreams (Jeremy Teicher) Tony's Review
Official Secrets (Gavin Hood) Abe's Review
The Peanut Butter Falcon (Tyler Nilson & Mike Schwarts) Tony's Review
Premature (Rashaad Ernesto Green) Murtada's Review
Report, The (Scott Z Burns) Murtada's Review
Roads (Sebastian Schipper) B+
Sister Aimee (Samantha Buck & Marie Schlingmann) Abe's Review
Sound of Silence, The (Michael Tyrburski) Abe's Review
Troop Zero (Bert & Bertie) Abe's Review
Trouble With Wolves, The (Collin Monda) B- Nathaniel's Review  
Two/One (Juan Cabral) C-
Wall of Mexico (Zachary Colter & Magdalena Zyzak) Abe's Review
X & Y (Anna Odell) Abe's Review