2018 in Movies
by: Izzy Ster
Let’s face it: 2018 has been a long year, but a great one for film. There were award-winning films such as The Shape of Water taking movie theaters and, of course, there were plenty of superhero films, such as Avengers: Infinity War, to please even the biggest of movie buffs. As 2018 comes to a close, here is this by the month, defined by the most notable films you may have seen (or may have missed).
January: 12 Strong, Please Stand By, Proud Mary, and The Post.
February: Black Panther and Love Simon.
March: Ready Player One, A Wrinkle in Time, and Isle of Dogs.
April: Avengers: Infinity War, A Quiet Place, and I Feel Pretty.
May: Solo: A Star Wars Story and Deadpool 2.
June: Incredibles 2, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Ocean’s 8, and Won’t You Be My Neighbor?.
July: Ant-Man and the Wasp, Eighth Grade, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, and Mission: Impossible - Fallout.
August: BlacKkKlansman, Christopher Robin, Crazy Rich Asians, and To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.
September: A Simple Favor and A Star is Born.
October: First Man, The Hate U Give, and Venom.
November: Creed 2, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Green Book, Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, Roma, The Favourite, and Widows.
December (*soon to be released): Aquaman*, If Beale Street Could Talk*, Mary Poppins Returns*, On the Basis of Sex*, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Vice, and Welcome to Marwen*.
After such a great year in film, it’s hard to tell which will snag Oscar nominations, but some favorites include Roma, A Star is Born, The Favourite, BlacKkKlansman, Widows, First Man, and more. If you’re looking for a movie to fulfill your inner nerd, give Solo: A Star Wars Story, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Deadpool 2, Avengers: Infinity War, or Black Panther a shot. For the bookworm, watch To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Crazy Rich Asians, or The Hate U Give, all based on best-selling novels. However obscure your favorite movie genre is, 2018 delivered plenty of films to please even the toughest of critics, making the film world optimistic on what’s to come in 2019.