Sunday, January 20, 2019

Best and Worst Films of 2018

Today's episode of Sounds of Cinema revealed my picks of the ten best and worst films of 2018. You can find more, including rationales for each title and lists of honorable mentions and trends of 2018, here.

Best Films of 2018: 

1. If Beale Street Could Talk

2. First Reformed 

3. The Favourite 

4. Eighth Grade 

5. Free Solo 

6. The Tale 

7. Sorry to Bother You

8. A Star is Born

9. Chappaquiddick 

10. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 

Worst Films of 2018:
  1. Acrimony
  2. Fifty Shades Freed
  3. Holmes & Watson 
  4. Death Wish
  5. Mile 22
  6. The Death of a Nation
  7. Gotti
  8. Life of the Party
  9. Dark Crimes
  10. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald 

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Sounds of Cinema 2018 Wrap Up Coming January 20th

The Sounds of Cinema episode for Sunday, January 20th will look back at the films of 2018 and count down my picks of the best and worst releases of the past year. Sounds of Cinema airs every Sunday morning at 9am on 89.5 KQAL FM in Winona, Minnesota and at 11am on 89.7 KMSU FM in Mankato, Minnesota. You can hear the show over the air and live streaming from each station's website or by using the TuneIn app on your mobile device.

Until then, check out an archive of previous Sounds of Cinema year end wrap ups and here are some year end lists from other critics:

The Atlantic
The 17 Best Films of 2018 

The Guardian
Mark Kermode's best films of 2018

The Hollywood Reporter
Best Films of 2018

10 Worst Films of 2018

The 13 Best Movies of 2018, According to the IndieWire Film Staff 

New York Times
Best Movies of 2018 

The New Yorker
The Best Movies of 2018 

Rolling Stone
20 Best Movies of 2018

10 Worst Movies of 2018

These Are the Best Movies of 2018
The 10 Worst Movies of 2018

Vanity Fair
The 10 Best Movies of 2018 

Best Movies of 2018

Worst Films of 2018 

Washington Post
Best Movies of 2018