Online Film Critics Society Ballot 2019

Below is my December 26th ballot for the 23rd annual Online Film Critics Society Awards honoring movies released domestically in the United States during the 2019 calendar year. Group winners were announced on January 6th, 2020 and are highlighted in red. Best Picture #1Parasite #2Portrait of aLady on Fire #3Marriage Story #4Knives Out #5Us #6Uncut Gems #7The Irishman #8Jojo Rabbit #9Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood #101917 Best Animated Film #1Toy Story 4 #2I Lost My Body #3How to TrainYour Dragon:The Hidden World #4Frozen II #5Missing Link Best Film Not…

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REVIEW: Honeyland [2019]

Now we’ll leave them half. Shot over three years about 20 km from the city directors Ljubo Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska call home (Skopje), Honeyland looks at the delicate balance tenuously held between nature and mankind. The duo take us into an abandoned farming village to do so—a place where Hatidze Muratova continues to live as the last in a long line of Macedonian wild beekeepers. It’s a simple life ruled by her devotion to an eighty-five year old blind and bedridden mother (Nazife Muratova) and the tiny insects that…

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