2018 delivered plenty of idiosyncratic and controversial films and these 10 are worth celebrating
Let me be frank for a moment; 2018 was a year of pretty disposable films. Highly anticipated films like Suspiria and Solo: A Star Wars Story all disappointed big time, while supposedly award favourites like A Star Is Born and Widows were enjoyable but not spectacular. Smaller indie films such as You Were Never Really Here left me torn and big blockbusters, such as Avengers: Infinity War, with a promise to blow me away, were flawed yet extremely fun. To put in more context, I did not give my highest grade (A+) to any movies this year. Even though there was no Lady Bird or Arrival this year, there was still plenty of awesome movies that did leave me glued to the screen. Movies like A Quiet Place, Burning, Bumblee, Black Panther, The Incredibles 2, and Halloween were all great films that just missed my top 10 but are still worth seeing nevertheless. However, these next 10 are all films that reminded me of the power of cinema, emotionally, politically, or technically.