Top album/movie of the year

Margaret Troup

grandson’s “A Modern Tragedy” is a unique, three-part album that has nothing but bangers on them. “Blood // Water” and “Despicable” are two highlights that shoudn’t be ignored. grandson’s mix of rock, metal, techno, and a bit of RnB is an uncommon medley that deserves a listen.

Ari Aster’s “Midsommar” is 2019”s best horror film. The use of continuous camera shots, as opposed to the commonly used cut-shots in other horror movies, adds a building sense of tension throughout the entire film. While this isn’t Florence Pugh’s breakout role in a movie, her convincing and disturbing display of pure shock and grief as is memorable in both the best and worst ways