Best of 2018 (highly subjective)

A ranking of the 84 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. First Man (Damien Chazelle)
  7. BlackKklansman (Spike Lee)
  8. Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (Morgan Neville)
  9. Lean on Pete (Andrew Haigh)
  10. Support the Girls (Andrew Bujalski)
  11. Minding the Gap (Bing Liu)
  12. Blaze (Ethan Hawke)
  13. The Favourite (Yorgos Lanthimos)
  14. Isle of Dogs (Wes Anderson)
  15. Leave No Trace (Debra Granik)
  16. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Coen Brothers)
  17. If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins)
  18. Wildlife (Paul Dano)
  19. The Rider (Chloe Zhao)
  20. Vice (Adam McKay)
  21. Widows (Steve McQueen)
  22. Ready Player One (Steven Spielberg)
  23. Unsane (Steven Soderbergh)
  24. They Shall Not Grow Old (Peter Jackson)
  25. Annihilation (Alex Garland)
  26. Damsel (David & Nathan Zellner)
  27. Hereditary (Ari Aster)
  28. Tully (Jason Reitman)
  29. American Animals (Bart Layton)
  30. The Sisters Brothers (Jacques Audiard)
  31. Hal (Amy Scott)
  32. Ben Is Back (Peter Hedges)
  33. Blindspotting (Carlos López Estrada)
  34. Searching (Aneesh Chaganty)
  35. Incredibles 2 (Brad Bird)
  36. Overlord (Julius Avery)
  37. Green Book (Peter Farrelly)
  38. Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot (Gus Van Sant)
  39. Mission Impossible: Fallout (Christopher McQuarrie)
  40. Black Panther (Ryan Coogler)
  41. The Other Side of the Wind (Orson Welles)
  42. A Star is Born (Bradley Cooper)
  43. Death of Stalin (Armando Iannucci)
  44. They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead (Morgan Neville)
  45. Mandy (Panos Cosmatos)
  46. Andre the Giant (Jason Hehir)
  47. Paddington 2 (Paul King)
  48. Halloween (David Gordon Green)
  49. Mid90s (Jonah Hill)
  50. Thunder Road (Jim Cummings)
  51. Zama (Lucrecia Martel)
  52. Deadpool 2 (David Leitch)
  53. The Old Man & the Gun (David Lowery)
  54. Hold the Dark (Jeremy Saulnier)
  55. Avengers: Infinity War (Anthony & Joe Russo)
  56. Upgrade (Leigh Whannell)
  57. Sorry to Bother You (Boots Riley)
  58. Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
  59. Elvis Presley: The Searcher
  60. Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
  61. The Land of Steady Habits
  62. Operation Finale
  63. Prospect (Zeek Earl, Chris Caldwell)
  64. Bohemian Rhapsody
  65. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
  66. Game Night
  67. Calling All Earthlings
  68. Hotel Artemis
  69. The Spy Who Dumped Me
  70. 6 Balloons
  71. Aquaman
  72. Solo: A Star Wars Story
  73. A Quiet Place (John Krasinski)
  74. Pacific Rim: Uprising
  75. Rampage
  76. The Mule (Clint Eastwood)
  77. Sicario: Day of the Soldado
  78. The Christmas Chronicles
  79. Evil Genius
  80. The Meg
  81. The Predator (Shane Black)
  82. The Cloverfield Paradox
  83. Ant-Man and the Wasp
  84. Game Over, Man!

 

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

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