2019 has seen some fantastic movies released, with the likes of Marriage Story, Booksmart, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and Knives Out winning huge praise (you can read more about those HERE).
Meanwhile, Avengers: Endgame scored big at the box office, while Joker and Detective Pikachu served up some surprises and got everyone talking.
As ever, mixed in with all of that though, we had some stinkers.
These movies are the year’s worst of the worst. This lot are the rancid, lumpy chunks of old milk that have been left in the fridge for a month after their expiration date.
It’s not just how bad a film is which lands it here, though that is the main factor. There’s also the cast, the budget, the hype around it and the overall disappointment of the movie to contend with too...
20. Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker
Star Wars: Rise Of Skywalker split the fanbase so badly, received such scathing critical scores and ended the Star Wars franchise with such a ‘meh’, it simply has to be considered as one of the year’s worst offerings.
It may as have well have been called ‘I Hate Rian Johnson & Last Jedi Too, Please Love Me Star Wars Fans’: Directed By JJ Abrams.
The movie deliberately sets out to undo basically everything in The Last Jedi, including the profound message around Rey; it doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from, you can still be a hero.
Why would JJ Abrams want such focus on hereditary power and legacy instead? JJ Abrams, the son of two big Hollywood producers, a man who just ensured his 21 year old son got his first writing job putting out an original Spider-Man series for Marvel? It’s a mystery...