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Arts & Entertainment - January 3, 2020

The year in film

The best, worst and most memorable movies of 2019

by Peter Canavese

This year, the line between the big and small screen, between cinema and television, blurred more than ever. Big-spending Netflix — emboldened by last year's Oscar-acknowledged "Roma" — led the charge again with "The Irishman," "Marriage Story," "The Two Popes," "I Lost My Body," "The King," and "Atlantics," among others, while Hulu continued to program new feature films and Disney+ and Apple+ entered the streaming-service fray. This year, one could watch Willem Dafoe tangle with Robert Pattinson in "The Lighthouse" at the local multiplex, or stay home and watch Dafoe fall in love with his sled dog in Disney+'s "Togo," a big-screen-quality, family adventure film instantly watchable on anything from a phone to a giant-size 4K TV.

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