The sheer number of great movies that came out in 2018 is overwhelming — Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk, Lee Chang-dong’s Burning, the Coen brothers’ The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, just to name a few — so you’d be forgiven for missing a few key films along the way. If you need a place to start when it comes to catching up before Oscar season kicks in (or you just want to start 2019 off with a bang), we’ve got you covered. Featuring everything from superhero movies to documentaries, from friendly bears to international super spies, here are the very best movies of 2018. BURNING A sense of frustration suffuses every part of Lee Chang-dong’s hypnotic adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s short story “Barn Burning.” Focusing on would-be writer Lee Jong-su (Yoo Ah-in), who finds his listlessness interrupted first by the appearance of his childhood friend Hae-mi (Jeon Jong-seo), and then her charismatic friend, Ben … [Read more...] about The best movies of 2018
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We all know that there’s a big difference between the movies that win awards every year and those that find success at the box office. Don’t get us wrong, the films that everyone are proclaiming ‘the best of 2018’ right now are well worth watching, but they’re already getting a lot of love - what about the flicks we enjoyed that won’t make it onto any best of 2018 lists? Maybe they’re guilty pleasures full of laughter but little else, or perhaps they just weren’t that well-known. Whatever the reason, we’ve listed the movies we loved the most this year below and we want you to do the same. Read on to find out which films brought us the most joy this year and offer your own most loved movie of 2018 in the comment section below. Tag It could have been the couple of glasses of wine I had after a long day, but I can’t remember the last time as laugh as much as I did when I watched Tag. I remember being intrigued by the … [Read more...] about What movies did you love the most this year?
Females on film While film school classes and incensed critics continue to debate the lack of women in film, female actresses are fighting the good fight on the silver screen itself. Alas, not in anywhere near the numbers needed - provided things were a little bit fairer, of course - or that woman over the age of 40 didn't suddenly become a movie exec's idea of nightmare kryptonite.Over the years, these actresses have been asked to play any number of damsels, dames, nagging housewives, ditzy girlfriends and occasionally (just occasionally) an interesting and nuanced character. This list celebrates the latter, looking at the very best female creations in the history of cinema. Enjoy.15 most prolific female screenwriters25 funniest female characters25 best movies on Netflix Prev Page 1 of 101 Next Prev Page 1 of 101 Next 100. Baby (Dirty Dancing) The Character: Dirty Dancings Jewish princess learns to thrust n grind with Swayzes Johnny Castle. Nobodys gonna put her in a corner … [Read more...] about The 100 greatest female characters in movies