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

  • Publish Date: March 30, 2019
  • Comments: ↓ 1 user comment

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 morning of March 30, 2019.

Album/Artist Score Buy Album Stream Album
1Psychodrama
by Dave
97Amazon iTunesSpotify
2Grey Area
by Little Simz
90Amazon iTunesSpotify
3When I Get Home
by Solange
89Amazon iTunesSpotify
4Punk
by Chai
86Amazon iTunesSpotify
5Miss Universe
by Nilüfer Yanya
85Amazon iTunesSpotify
6On the Line
by Jenny Lewis
84Amazon iTunesSpotify
7Placeholder
by Hand Habits
84Amazon iTunesSpotify
8Cows on Hourglass Pond
by Avey Tare
83Amazon iTunesSpotify
9Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery
by The Comet Is Coming
83Amazon iTunesSpotify
10American Football (LP3)
by American Football
83Amazon 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
1Us Metacritic Must-See Horror/Thriller81
2Gloria Bell Drama/Comedy 80
3Hotel Mumbai Drama/Thriller 64
4Captain Marvel Action-adventure/Sci-fi 64
5The Beach BumComedy56
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Best limited (including streaming/VOD-only) releases
Movie Genre Score
1Apollo 11 Metacritic Must-See Documentary90
2Diane Metacritic Must-SeeDrama86
3Ash Is Purest White Metacritic Must-See Foreign/Drama 85
4Transit Metacritic Must-SeeForeign/Drama84
5Roll Red RollDocumentary82
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Best DVD/Blu-ray releases
Movie Genre Score Buy
1The Favourite Metacritic Must-SeeComedy/Drama90Amazon
2Burning Metacritic Must-SeeForeign/Drama90Amazon
3If Beale Street Could Talk Metacritic Must-SeeDrama87Amazon
4Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Metacritic Must-SeeAnimation/Action/Sci-fi87Amazon
5On Her Shoulders Metacritic Must-SeeDocumentary84Amazon
6Free Solo Metacritic Must-SeeDocumentary83Amazon
7CapernaumForeign/Drama75Amazon
8Stan & OllieDrama/Comedy75Amazon
9Daughter of MineForeign/Drama74Amazon
10TyrelDrama/Comedy71Amazon

Highest-scoring TV premieres this month

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

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Best new shows (including movies/miniseries/specials)
Show Score Network Stream It
1Leaving Neverland85HBOHBO
2What We Do in the Shadows80FX Prime Video iTunes
3Shrill74HuluHulu
4The Act73HuluHulu
5Mrs. Wilson70PBS 
Best returning shows *
Show Score Network Stream It
1Catastrophe Season 492 Prime Video Free With Prime
2Veep Season 787HBOHBO
3Billions Season 487ShowtimeShowtime
4Barry Season 287HBOHBO
5The Good Fight Season 383CBS All AccessCBS All Access


* 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.

PlayStation 4
1 Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Metacritic Must-Play 90Buy
2Devil May Cry 587Buy
3Tom Clancy's The Division 282Buy
4The Messenger82 
5The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel81Buy
Xbox One
1 Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Metacritic Must-Play91Buy
2Devil May Cry 587Buy
3Tom Clancy's The Division 280Buy
4Dead or Alive 676Buy
PC
1Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice91Buy
2Devil May Cry 590 
3Tom Clancy's The Division 285 
4Hypnospace Outlaw82 
5The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - The Final Season Episode 4: Take Us Back80 
Switch
1Assault Android Cactus+87 
2Baba Is You84 
3Swords & Soldiers II: Shawarmageddon82 
4Unravel Two82 
5The Red Strings Club81 

What did you like?

Do you have any recommendations from the past month? Let us know in the comments section below.

Comments (1)

  • LamontRaymond  

    Don't matter that it released in February (technically), it all comes back to Alita: Battle Angel.

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