This year, the worried clench of the pandemic alleviated up (to some degree), with theater fully reopened and film celebrations continuing like they used to before 2020. The market, and moviegoing itself, is still in trouble, but, a minimum of, there was a host of thrilling work to celebrate and take pleasure in throughout all that tumult. A lot of, in truth, that plenty of worthy movies– the hushed narrative piece Aftersun, the irritable fable The Banshees of Inisherin, the scrappy found-family drama Broker– had to be ended this list, for brevity’s sake. The 10 movies noted below shone brightest for me in 2022.
Hit the Roadway