My Top 88 Movies of 2018: 36-33

36. Halloween Full Review here. 35. Operation Red Sea So, if you follow China’s box office, you’ll know that last year Wolf Warriors II made like all the money in China last year. And this year, Operation Red Sea made like all the money in China last year. Which isn’t particularly surprising to me because... Continue Reading →

My Top 88 Movies of 2018: 40-37

40. Creed 2 I’m not going to lie, I wasn’t really expecting all that much from this sequel, once I heard that Ryan Coogler was no longer directing. And can you really blame me all that much? One only needs to look towards Pacific Rim Uprising to see that sequels to exceptional movies lacking their... Continue Reading →

My Top 88 Movies of 2018: 44-41

44. Widows Full review here 43. Annihilation It took me a weirdly long time to get around to watching this. Seriously, it came out in what, February? Yet I didn’t get around to watching it until December and I’m not entirely sure why. After all, I loved director Alex Garland’s previous work, Ex Machina and... Continue Reading →

My Top 88 Movies of 2018: 48-45

48. Sorry to Bother You You know, I mentioned this in my Green Book review, but there really were a surprisingly high number of good movies about race and race relations this year. Seriously, I usually only tend to stumble across 2 or 3 in any given year (although I suppose that could arguably say... Continue Reading →

My Top 88 Movies of 2018: 52-49

52. Tito and the Birds Full review here 51. Venom Full review here. 50. Alpha Okay, we’re now pretty solidly in the territory of movies I outright unambiguously liked now and this movie was honestly a pretty pleasant surprise in that regard. I’d seen a scattering of trailers and advertisements for it that largely underwhelmed... Continue Reading →

My Top 88 Movies of 2018: 56-53

56. White Fang Okay, so apparently the book that this film is based on is actually supposed to be a big deal? I’ll confess I’d never actually heard of it, so maybe it’s just an American thing, but seemingly it's had a bunch of adaptations through the year, culminating in this recent Netflix animated movie... Continue Reading →

My Top 88 Movies of 2018: 60-57

60. Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay The last of the three DC Animated movies I saw this year and pretty easily the one I preferred the most. I didn't love it, mind, and I don't think it was as good as the last animated Suicide Squad movie, Assault on Arkham (which I think is pretty underrated), but... Continue Reading →

My Top 88 Movies of 2018: 68-65

68. Isle of Dogs You know, sometimes there are filmmakers or styles of filmmaking that everyone else seems to outright adore, but never quite seems to click with me. And I'm not talking about just 'any critically acclaimed movie that I don't like', mind. Films like The Old Man and the Gun or last year's... Continue Reading →

My Top 88 Movies of 2018: 72-69

72. Ravenous (Les affames) This movie feels like it was released several years too late. Seriously, 8 or 9 years ago, this might have been an interesting take on the zombie genre with a few genuinely tense and well-directed sequences and some interesting ideas. But as it is now, with the zombie craze already having looong hit peak... Continue Reading →

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