My Top 10 Movies Of 2019

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The year is nearly over, and 2019 has brought us some great films this year; So of course I made my Top 10 Movies Of The Year list; It was kind of hard putting this list together, because like I stated earlier, 2019 had some really great films and I enjoyed the movies I’ve seen this year (some of which have become my favorites); Also just wanted to say that I haven’t seen alot of movies that came out this year, but I did see a pretty decent amount of movies that I could not wait to see. In addition to listing my top ten movies of the year, you’ll also see short excerpts from my past movie reviews that I did on the films this year. Let’s check out the list ! 

10. Toy Story 4

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“The animation in this movie is amazing, the details, the vivid colors; its like the animation gets better with each movie… Without spoiling the movie, there are some surprises in the film, especially the ending ! I loved Toy Story 4 so much, I would go see it again. This movie is fun, surprising, heartwarming, and has that Pixar humor that we love. I laughed, smiled, and teared up.”

9. Shazam 

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“And can we pleaseee discuss Zachary Levi, I mean he was born for this role, besides being incredibly handsome and charismatic, he embodied this character so well; His acting as a 15 year old boy is so good; Him juggling and learning how to use his powers, makes him into this likable hero; You can tell Levi enjoyed playing this role. This is an unique superhero film, not like others we’ve seen in a while. Shazam! is fun, entertaining, amazing, funny, heartwarming, and pure magic. I am in love with this movie.”

8. John Wick 3: Parabellum

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“I love Keanu as John, he has that cool laidback personality, the moves, and knows how to fight. Keanu is perfect in this role. Also let’s talk about the action in this movie, which is amazing ! There were assassins coming left and right at John to claim that $14 million bounty and of course he always came out on top; Whether its breaking a guy’s neck with a library book or killing a guy with five knives, I was just looking at the screen in awe.”

7. Doctor Sleep

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“The cast in this movie did an amazing job, the acting was great, and the new characters were interesting. Rebecca Ferguson gave a terrifying performance as Rose the Hat, a cult leader who feeds on children with psychic powers…. Being a sequel to the horror classic, The Shining, the movie stands on its own, and it shines lol. I really enjoyed this movie, it’s definitely one of my favorite movies of the year ! The movie score was haunting, and the visuals were stunning, I was not disappointed.”

6. Midsommar 

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“After watching this movie I felt the same way I felt while watching Hereditary. You have questions after what you’ve just see, not in a bad way, but in an interested way. The acting was great, especially the performance by Florence Pugh; The plot was interesting, and overall Midsommar is a terrifying, gruesome, intense, and shocking movie, I loved it. If you enjoyed Hereditary, then you’ll love this one.”

5. IT: Chapter Two

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“They all did a great job of acting. I also loved how we were able to see flashbacks of the young Losers Club, including scenes we did not see in the first film, it was kind of nostalgic. Let’s talk about the star of the film, Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise the Dancing Clown. I love Bill as Pennywise; he gives a great performance, just like how he did in the first film. He’s menacing, creepy, and terrifying. IT: Chapter Two is a great conclusion to the story and I think it is just like the first film: a horror masterpiece.”

4. Joker

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“The role of The Joker has great character development, and Joaquin brought that darkness and tragedy to the role. My favorite part of the movie is maybe about the last 45 minutes to a hour of the film, when Arthur Fleck, embraces his Joker alter ego; That last hour of the movie gave me chills, I loved it ! Another thing about this movie is the suspense; It’s like you don’t know what will happen next, but I think that’s a great thing. Joker is an amazing, dark, gritty, and intense masterpiece taking us into the origin of Gotham’s and comic book’s iconic and greatest villain. Joaquin Phoenix gives a tour de force performance, which deserves an Oscar nomination and a win for sure !”

3. Us 

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“The stand out amongst the actors is leading lady Lupita N’yongo; I mean she was amazing, giving both a creepy and outstanding performance. The use of music throughout the movie was on point; The creepy remix of Luniz’s “I Got 5 On It”, which was also featured in the trailers was rightly placed when ever it was played in the film. As I stated on earlier in this review, Jordan Peele makes great films that are interesting and unique. His films are good on having messages and is big on symbolism which I think is pretty dope.”

2. Knives Out

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“I came into the movie theater with high hopes and excitement and let me tell you I was not disappointed. Daniel Craig as Detective Benoit Blanc, I really loved him in this role, he made a great detective, and was the only one who solved the murder, and did I mention his accent, like I really love it lol, I don’t think I could’ve seen any other actor in this role besides Daniel Craig. The suspense and mystery of finding the murderer was fun, exciting, and had me on the edge of my seat, because anybody could’ve been the suspect and had motive. Knives Out is a funny, modern, stylish, and fun, whodunit with an ensemble cast that gives the audience strong acting and memorable characters.”

1. Avengers: Endgame

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My most anticipated movie of 2019 is my top favorite movie of the year, are you surprised lol ? – “This movie had me on the edge of my seat — Not in a horror movie thriller type way, but in a way where you have this built up anticipation and you are excited yet anxious not knowing what will happen next. Over 10 years leading up to this, and the fans got the movie we’ve been anticipating, including a few surprises (yes surprises). I cried several times during the film, I cheered, and laughed –This movie was definitely an emotional roller coaster. Endgame is a great conclusion to wrap up the first three phases of the MCU movies.”

Honorable Mentions (I loved these films as well)

Spiderman: Far From Home

Ready Or Not

Captain Marvel

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Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

21 Bridges

Annabelle Comes Home

Frozen 2

Godzilla: King Of Monsters

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Toy Story 4 (Movie Review)

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Release Date: June 21, 2019

Genre: Animation, Kids & Family

Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Keegan- Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Joan Cusack

Summary (from Rotten Tomatoes):

Woody (voice of Tom Hanks) has always been confident about his place in the world, and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. So when Bonnie’s beloved new craft-project-turned-toy, Forky (voice of Tony Hale), declares himself as “trash” and not a toy, Woody takes it upon himself to show Forky why he should embrace being a toy. But when Bonnie takes the whole gang on her family’s road trip excursion, Woody ends up on an unexpected detour that includes a reunion with his long-lost friend Bo Peep (voice of Annie Potts). After years of being on her own, Bo’s adventurous spirit and life on the road belie her delicate porcelain exterior. As Woody and Bo realize they’re worlds apart when it comes to life as a toy, they soon come to find that’s the least of their worries.

Movie Review: 

When I saw Toy Story 3, I thought like many others, that it would have ended the popular franchise. As June 21 got closer, I was excited to watch this movie. The Toy Story franchise is one of my favorites from Pixar; The memorable characters, the stories, what’s not to love. Toy Story 4 had everyone’s favorite characters back: Woody, Buzz, Jessie, The Potato Heads, Slinky Dog, the Aliens, Hamm, Rex – “The Good Old Gang”. We also got introduced to some new characters like we always do; Not to reveal the plot, but if you’ve seen Toy Story 3, then you know how the Toys ended up with Bonnie, after Andy went off to college. In this film Woody goes on an adventure with Bonnie’s new toy, who thinks he’s not a toy lol, so Woody goes after him to bring him back, which he is doing to make sure Bonnie is happy. The animation in this movie is amazing, the details, the vivid colors; its like the animation gets better with each movie. Now let’s move on to the voice actors; The dynamic duo of Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, along with a slew of other actors, who brings these amazing characters to life, you gotta love these actors and characters. A few new characters we get to meet are: Duke Caboom, Ducky and Bunny, Officer Dimple McGiggles, and Forky (who are voiced respectively by: Keanu Reeves, Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Ally Maki, and Tony Hale). Without spoiling the movie, there are some surprises in the film, especially the ending ! (wow ! ) I loved Toy Story 4 so much, I would go see it again. This movie is fun, surprising, heartwarming, and has that Pixar humor that we love. I laughed, smiled, and teared up. This movie is definitely my favorite of the sequels and I recommend Toy Story fans and Disney Pixar lovers to see this movie; If you’ve seen Toy Story 4, what did you think ? Let me know if you want to discuss it below..Or if you plan on seeing it drop a comment below ! Thanks for reading !

* Rating: 5/5 *

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“Ooohh, I Have Been Chosen”

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I love this flatlay look ! Honestly I think I’m getting addicted to doing them; They’re fun to do, and a great way to show your creative side lol…Here’s my outfit I wore to see Toy Story 4 ! What do y’all think ? I like it ! 

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To INFINITY and your MOM ! Ha this is one of my favorite lines from the Toy Story 4 trailer; You guys know I had to buy this shirt the minute I saw it in Target, and of course this was in the men’s section, they always have the best graphic tees ! These little green aliens have my heart and I thought this was a cute, but simple Toy Story themed outfit ! 

Shirt: Target

Pizza Crossbody Bag: Walmart

Jeans: Old Navy

Shoes: Toms 

Keychain: Box Lunch

The Clawwww ! 

How cute is this ? I had to buy this phone case the minute I saw it ; and there I go getting creative lol, seriously I can’t help myself.. Yo girl got some skills lol

Phone Case: Red Bubble

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