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The South Korean film directed by Bong Joon-ho made history by winning various awards at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, including the Palme d'Or and four Oscars. This film tells the story of two families, one rich and one poor, and how their lives affect each other.
Directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix, this film offers a unique take on the legendary Batman villain. It explores The Joker's origins and how the failed comedian became a dangerous villain. Phoenix's performance was widely acclaimed and earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor.
3. Once upon a time in Hollywood
Quentin Tarantino's ninth film transports viewers to Hollywood in 1969 and chronicles the lives of an aging actor, a stunt double and a young actress. This film combines humor, drama and a bit of suspense with great performances from Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio.
4. Irish citizen
Directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci, this crime drama is about a hit man contemplating his life and career. The film received critical acclaim and was praised for its acting, direction and cinematography.
5. Marriage History
Directed by Noah Baumbach and starring Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver, this Netflix film is about a broken marriage and the impact it can have on a family. This film is an emotional roller coaster ride with sincere actors and a realistic portrayal of the hardships that divorce brings.
In short, these five films offer different genres and themes, but have one thing in common: they are definitely the best films of the year.