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My five fives of 2019

Previous lists for 2018, 20172016201520142013201220112010 and 2009.

Top 5 Films

(Released in UK cinemas or on streaming services in 2019, which I have seen. Links point to IMDb)

  1. Marriage Story
  2. Eighth Grade
  3. The Farewell
  4. Little Women
  5. The Favourite

Top 5 Albums

(Released in the UK in 2019, which I have heard. Links point to Spotify)

  1. Dave – Psychodrama
  2. Lana Del Ray – Norman Fucking Rockwell!
  3. Lizzo – Cuz I Love You
  4. The National – I Am Easy To Find
  5. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow

Top 5 TV series (non BBC)

(Released in the UK in 2019, that I watched. Links point to IMDb)

  1. Watchmen
  2. Succession S2
  3. Chernobyl
  4. Russian Doll
  5. When They See Us

Top 5 Books

(That I read in 2019. Links point to Amazon)

  1. Mario Puzo – The Godfather
  2. Liu Cixin – The Three-Body Problem
  3. John Steinback – The Grapes Of Wrath
  4. Cormac McCarthy – No Country For Old Men
  5. Donna Tartt – The Little Friend

Top 5 Live performances

(That I attended in 2019. Links point to the act’s website)

  1. Chvrches @ O2 Victoria Warehouse
  2. The Chemical Brothers @ All Points East
  3. Converge @ The Electric Ballroom
  4. Hot Water Music @ The Underworld
  5. Bikini Kill @ Brixton Academy

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