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Best of 2019: Writers Top 10 Films Of The Year


“Jojo Rabbit” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
dir. Taika Waititi

Jojo Rabbit Production Design

“Parasite” (NEON)
dir. Bong Joon-ho


“1917” (Universal Pictures)
dir. Sam Mendes

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Benedict Cumberbach in Sam Mendes’ “1917”

“The Farewell” (A24)
dir. Lulu Wang

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“Dolemite Is My Name” (Netflix)
dir. Craig Brewer

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“Rocketman” (Paramount Pictures)
dir. Dexter Fletcher

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“Booksmart” (United Artists)
dir. Olivia Wilde


“Ad Astra” (20th Century Fox)
dir. James Gray

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“Luce” (A24)
dir. Julius Onah

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“The Two Popes” (Netflix)
dir. Fernando Meirelles

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Written by Clayton Davis

Clayton Davis is the esteemed Editor and Owner of Born in Bronx, NY to a Puerto Rican mother and Black father, he’s been criticizing film and television for over a decade. Clayton is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to the awards season, the Critics Choice Awards. He also founded the Latino Entertainment Journalists Association, the first Latino-based critics’ organization in the United States. He’s also an active member of the African-American Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Online, International Press Academy, Black Reel Awards, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. Clayton has been quoted and appeared in various outlets that include The New York Times,, Variety, Deadline, Los Angeles Times, FOX 5, Bloomberg Television, AOL, Huffington Post, Bloomberg Radio, The Wrap, Slash Film, and the Hollywood Reporter.


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