Best of November 2019: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

  • Publish Date: November 30, 2019
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Highest-scoring albums this month

Includes albums with 7 or more reviews from critics. Reissues, live albums, EPs, and compilations are excluded. All scores on this page are from the afternoon of November 30, 2019.

Album/Artist Score Buy Album Stream Album
by Michael Kiwanuka
89Amazon iTunesSpotify
by FKA twigs
88Amazon iTunesSpotify
3Thanks for the Dance
by Leonard Cohen
84Amazon iTunesSpotify
by Sudan Archives
84Amazon iTunesSpotify
5The Undivided Five
by A Winged Victory for the Sullen
83Amazon iTunesSpotify
by Omni
82Amazon iTunesSpotify
7I Made a Place
by Bonnie "Prince" Billy
82Amazon iTunes 
8Analog Fluids of Sonic Black Holes
by Moor Mother
82Amazon iTunesSpotify
by Miranda Lambert
82Amazon iTunesSpotify
10Lost Wisdom pt. 2
by Mount Eerie and Julie Doiron
79Amazon iTunesSpotify

Highest-scoring movies this month

Includes films with 7 or more reviews from critics. Theatrical re-releases are excluded.

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Best wide releases
Movie Genre Score
1Knives Out Metacritic Must-SeeDrama/Comedy82
2Ford v Ferrari Metacritic Must-SeeDrama/Sports81
3A Beautiful Day in the NeighborhoodDrama80
4Queen & SlimDrama74
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Best limited (including streaming/VOD-only) releases
Movie Genre Score
1Marriage Story Metacritic Must-SeeDrama94
2The Irishman Metacritic Must-SeeDrama/Thriller94
3The Body Remembers When the World Broke OpenDrama86
463 UpDocumentary86
5Atlantics Metacritic Must-SeeForeign/Drama85
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Best DVD/Blu-ray releases
Movie Genre Score Buy
1Cold War Metacritic Must-SeeForeign/Drama90Amazon
2For Sama Metacritic Must-SeeDocumentary89Amazon
3The Farewell Metacritic Must-SeeForeign/Comedy/Drama89Amazon
4Genèse (Genesis)Foreign/Drama87Amazon
6Too Late to Die YoungForeign/Drama80Amazon
8Hotel by the RiverForeign/Drama79Amazon
9Cold Case HammarskjöldDocumentary76Amazon
10Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the TurtlesAnimation/Drama75Amazon

Highest-scoring TV premieres this month

All shows debuting this month with reviews from at least 4 critics are eligible.

Best returning shows *
Show Score Network Stream It
1 The Crown Season 3 85 Netflix Netflix
2 Rick & Morty Season 4 84 Adult Swim  
3 The End of the F***ing World Season 2 68 Netflix Netflix
Best new shows (including movies/miniseries/specials)
Show Score Network Stream It
1Harley Quinn89DC Universe 
2Back to Life87ShowtimeShowtime
3The Mandalorian69Disney+ 
4The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park68Sundance 
4Dolly Parton's Heartstrings68NetflixNetflix

* Among shows with reviews. Generally, only certain noteworthy shows are reviewed by critics after season 1.

Highest-scoring video games this month (by platform)

Includes games with 7 or more reviews from critics. (iOS releases include titles with 4 or more reviews from critics.)

PlayStation 4
1Sid Meier's Civilization VI88Buy
2Death Stranding82Buy
3Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order80Buy
4Romancing SaGa 377 
Xbox One
1Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order82Buy
2Need for Speed Heat75Buy
1Red Dead Redemption 292 
2Football Manager 202084 
3Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition82 
4Pistol Whip82 
5Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order82Buy
1Pokemon Sword / Shield Dual Pack81Buy
2Pokemon Sword81Buy
2Pokemon Shield81Buy
4The Stretchers76 

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