Entertainment Weekly

THE 10 BEST MOVIES OF THE YEAR...SO FAR

The studios may be saving awards bait for the year’s second half, but there’s still a lot to love in cinema’s creepy doppelgängers, dancing divorcées, and a Sundance drama that defies definition.
1. Apollo 11’s Neil Armstrong; 2. Transit’s Georg; 3. Everybody Knows’ Laura; 4. Avengers: Endgame’s Iron Man; 5. John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum’s John Wick; 6. Gloria Bell’s Gloria Bell; 7. Us’ Red; 8. Booksmart’s Molly; 9. The Last Black Man in San Francisco’s Jimmie; 10. Amazing Grace’s Aretha Franklin

THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

Piercing study of race, urban gentrification, and male friendship; heady meditation on nostalgia and memory; love letter to a singular city: It’s hard to exactly define Last Black Man, but it’s impossible not to fall under its spell. Joe Talbot’s Sundance-winning drama is so transportive, it feels less like a movie than a lucid dream. —LG

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