Top 15 Movies of 2018

This year was one of the starkest years in contrast to what the Academy nominated versus what I loved (which was almost perfectly reflected in the Independent Spirit Award nominations).

I haven’t seen Destroyer or Mandy, two films that I could foresee loving. I also haven’t seen Best Picture nominees Green Book and Bohemian Rhapsody. And, frankly, have little interest in either. I was also hoping to love First Man and Roma much more than I did. Two good films, but were ultimately just honorable mentions for me.

15. Can You Ever Forgive Me?
14. Searching
13. BlackkKlansman
12. Leave No Trace
11. A Quiet Place

10. Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse
09. First Reformed
08. American Animals
07. Annihilation
06. A Star is Born

05. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
04. Widows
03. Eighth Grade
02. The Old Man & The Gun
01. You Were Never Really Here