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Year-End List 2018: 20 Best Movies

Now that 2018 has ended, one eye is inevitably on the movie treats that are lying ahead for 2019. With that in mind, I've got my line-up of, as things stands, the 20 films that are brightest on my radar.

Now, a couple of disclaimers.

There are films that have made the cut here that some could argue were released late last year. Sadly, they were released at my part of the world on 2018, so there's that. And as per always, the usual caveats apply: I’m willing to concede that these may all simply be movies that happened to land in front of my eyeballs on the day I needed them to. So yes, I wasn’t able to see every movie this year, so absence from the list may suggest one I missed.. or maybe I just wasn't into them.

Check out all the films I've seen this year, HERE.

Read on to see what made the shortlists and let us know in the comments what made yours.

20. Love, Simon
.. thoroughly charming, witty, enjoyable, and an extremely relatable film with great characters, truly passionate scenes, and a story rich and complex enough that made me think.
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

19. Deapool 2
It will not be the new Citizen Kane, but if you go watch it in the right state of mind, you'd laugh yourself silly.
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

18. Game Night
Silly, chaotic, but extremely hilarious. 
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

17. Jumanji: Into The Jungle
.. an entertainingly silly reboot of a beloved film you didn't think you needed.
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

16. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
.. a surprisingly riveting piece of cinema.
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

15. Ralph Breaks The Internet
.. felt like Disney took the concept of The Emoji Movie and said, "Sony, let us fix that mess and show you how it's done!" Hahaha.
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

14. I, Tonya
.. was sometimes violent and intense, but still oddly fascinating and funny.
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

13. A Simple Favor
.. delicious thriller with comedic undertones. Also, Blake. F*!%ng. Lively.
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

12. The Greatest Showman
What a wonderful escape.
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

11. Bad Times At The El Royale
.. gorgeous looking film with dynamite cinematography, sharp and realistic writing, and an impeccable use of tension given the non-linear structure of the narrative.
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

10. Upgrade
Maybe this was what Venom was trying to accomplish.
NO WRITTEN REVIEW.

09. Incredibles 2
There are few sequels that can equal or even surpass its original, and for an animated feature, perhaps Incredibles 2 was quite a rare feat. 
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

08. Call Me By Your Name
 .. a highly immersive film that felt remarkably real, sensual, and almost impossible to ignore.
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

07. Hereditary
a deeply unsettling visceral cinematic experience that really got under my skin.
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

06. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse
BEST. SPIDER-MAN. MOVIE. EVER.
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

05. Searching
.. could've easily been godawful and trite, but the airtight plot progression, solid writing, masterful direction, and John Cho, made this a strong modern thriller
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

04. Mission Impossible: Fallout
Like fine wine, Mission: Impossible just gets better and better.
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

03. Avengers: Infinity War
.. flat out spectacular. No sh*t.
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

02. Lady Bird
Painfully authentic. Never pretentious. Absolutely charming.
FULL REVIEW, HERE.

01. A Quiet Place
No. Words.
FULL REVIEW, HERE. (But that's the full review. Haha)


Year-End List 2018: 20 Best Movies Reviewed by DAM on 4:47 PM Rating: 5

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