Many of the best films this year are concerned with indulgent, unbridled madness, offering formal excess as a parallel to our modern cacophony.
These are the films that just missed making it onto our list of the best films of 2019, and our contributors’ individual ballots.
In 2019, the best games took the industry’s standard operating procedure and punted it out the window.
Did you know that corporations are bad? That the drudgeries of adult life are soul-crushing?
The game fulfills a vision of steadfast humanity within the framework of a martial arts revenge tale.
Fallen Order is powerful in ways that Star Wars hasn’t been in video game form in over a decade.
The most powerful statement the game winds up making is that work is worthwhile, even at the bitter end.
To the game’s credit, the police presence on the track feels less like a hook than a genuine menace.
The series never loses sight of its premise, though it remains bleak without beating you over the head.
Redmayne discusses everything from calibrating his physicality in rehearsals to cultivating his imagination on a barren set.
André Aciman’s novel is a series of ghost stories interrupted by fleeting flashes of light.