THE BEST FILMS OF 2018
Clear your schedules: this is BINGE-WORTHY time in the cinema
Our look back at what made us flock to the multiplex
THE END OF THE YEAR IS HERE, meaning it’s now time to definitively celebrate the finest movies that made their way to the multiplex and the art house. Over the past twelve months, moviegoers have been gifted with a bounty of great blockbusters, indies and documentaries, proving that filmmakers are continuing to find new ways — both big and small — to entertain, excite, and enlighten. No matter their budgets, scale, or subject matter, each of our selections had something to offer the adventurous cinephile, be it shining a light on today’s hot-button issues, reinvigorating traditional genres, or illuminating facets of the infinitely complex human condition. They are, in short, our picks for the best films of 2018. superhero film that brought skill, heart, politics, Kendrick Lamar songs, and Shakespeare-worthy supporting players to the table. It made you want to get your hands on some vibranium. CRAZY RICH ASIANS, based on Kevin Kwan’s novel, was a genuinely funny rom-com and the first major studio film with an all-asian cast since
The Joy Luck Club 25 years earlier. It gave important roles to parents, a rarity, and the dialogue had the buttery crunch of popcorn.