Best of 2018 (highly subjective)

A ranking of the 92 movies I saw from 2018.

  1. Roma (Alfonso Cuaron)
  2. First Reformed (Paul Schrader)
  3. Burning (Lee Chang-dong)
  4. Eighth Grade (Bo Burnham)
  5. Cold War (Pawel Pawlikowski)
  6. Shoplifters (Hirokazu Kore-eda)
  7. First Man (Damien Chazelle)
  8. BlackKklansman (Spike Lee)
  9. Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (Morgan Neville)
  10. Lean on Pete (Andrew Haigh)
  11. Support the Girls (Andrew Bujalski)
  12. Minding the Gap (Bing Liu)
  13. Blaze (Ethan Hawke)
  14. You Were Never Really Here (Lynne Ramsay)
  15. The Favourite (Yorgos Lanthimos)
  16. Isle of Dogs (Wes Anderson)
  17. Free Solo (Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi)
  18. Hale County This Morning, This Evening (RaMell Ross)
  19. Leave No Trace (Debra Granik)
  20. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Coen Brothers)
  21. If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins)
  22. Wildlife (Paul Dano)
  23. The Rider (Chloe Zhao)
  24. Vice (Adam McKay)
  25. Widows (Steve McQueen)
  26. Ready Player One (Steven Spielberg)
  27. Unsane (Steven Soderbergh)
  28. They Shall Not Grow Old (Peter Jackson)
  29. Annihilation (Alex Garland)
  30. A Simple Favor (Paul Feig)
  31. 24 Frames (Abbas Kiarostami)
  32. Damsel (David & Nathan Zellner)
  33. Hereditary (Ari Aster)
  34. Tully (Jason Reitman)
  35. American Animals (Bart Layton)
  36. The Sisters Brothers (Jacques Audiard)
  37. The Party (Sally Potter)
  38. Hal (Amy Scott)
  39. Ben Is Back (Peter Hedges)
  40. Blindspotting (Carlos López Estrada)
  41. Searching (Aneesh Chaganty)
  42. Incredibles 2 (Brad Bird)
  43. Destroyer (Karyn Kusama)
  44. Overlord (Julius Avery)
  45. Green Book (Peter Farrelly)
  46. Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot (Gus Van Sant)
  47. Mission Impossible: Fallout (Christopher McQuarrie)
  48. Black Panther (Ryan Coogler)
  49. The Other Side of the Wind (Orson Welles)
  50. A Star is Born (Bradley Cooper)
  51. Death of Stalin (Armando Iannucci)
  52. They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead (Morgan Neville)
  53. Mandy (Panos Cosmatos)
  54. Andre the Giant (Jason Hehir)
  55. Paddington 2 (Paul King)
  56. Halloween (David Gordon Green)
  57. Mid90s (Jonah Hill)
  58. Thunder Road (Jim Cummings)
  59. Zama (Lucrecia Martel)
  60. Deadpool 2 (David Leitch)
  61. The Old Man & the Gun (David Lowery)
  62. Hold the Dark (Jeremy Saulnier)
  63. Avengers: Infinity War (Anthony & Joe Russo)
  64. Upgrade (Leigh Whannell)
  65. Sorry to Bother You (Boots Riley)
  66. Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
  67. Elvis Presley: The Searcher
  68. Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
  69. The Land of Steady Habits
  70. Operation Finale
  71. Prospect (Zeek Earl, Chris Caldwell)
  72. Bohemian Rhapsody
  73. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
  74. Game Night
  75. Calling All Earthlings
  76. Hotel Artemis
  77. The Spy Who Dumped Me
  78. 6 Balloons
  79. Aquaman
  80. Solo: A Star Wars Story
  81. A Quiet Place (John Krasinski)
  82. Pacific Rim: Uprising
  83. Rampage
  84. The Mule (Clint Eastwood)
  85. Sicario: Day of the Soldado
  86. The Christmas Chronicles
  87. Evil Genius
  88. The Meg
  89. The Predator (Shane Black)
  90. The Cloverfield Paradox
  91. Ant-Man and the Wasp
  92. Game Over, Man!

 

Up Next: Spaceballs (1987), Widows (2018), The Grifters (1990)

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