Best of 2018

Honorable Mentions

Black Panther | Blockers | Can You Ever Forgive Me?

The Commuter | Eight Grade | The Favourite

Ideal Home |Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again |Mission: Impossible- Fallout

Nappily Ever After | Outlaw King | Paddington 2

A Simple Favor | A Star is Born | Teen Titans Go! to the Movies

Tully | Where is Kyra? | Widows 

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July 2018

This month I watched 16 films. For the first time in a while most of them were not from this millennium so yay me. I think this is the most I’ve used my Filmstruck subscription in a single month.

Anyways, you know the drill.

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May 2018

Only watched 13 movies this month, most were good. I’ll just do a top 7 this time around.

  1. Taking Off
  2. The Lodger
  3. Summertime
  4. Do the Right Thing
  5. Solo: A Star Wars Story
  6. Tully
  7. The Parent Trap (1998)

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Love My Way: The Best in Film of 2017

20180222_221510.png2017 was kind of a bad year for humanity, and it really wasn’t an especially good one on a personal level either (to put it mildly). So more than ever, the movies became an escape. I wouldn’t just watch anything that I came across, I looked for things that would either make me feel good, end at the very leadt on hopeful note, or somehow enrich me.

I found all this, even in the most unlikely places. Mudbound was not so something that I would have anticipated this particular year, but went ahead and watched it because it was a Dee Rees film. It was not an easy sit, but by the end, although it obviously didn’t change me, I felt like I had a new valuable experience in my life. I even found value in something like Home Again. I can see the problems that people who dislike it have with it, but my viewing experience during a particularly bad day was so much fun that I couldn’t help but fall for it. Continue reading

January 2018

The year began with a renewed sense of hope, but it only took a few hours to realize that the world is still on fire. At least when it comes to movies, things started of excellently. Thanks to Moviepass I was able to go to the theaters 11 times (to watch 9 films), and I used streaming services plenty of times. In the end I watched 26 films for the first time, and I onky had big reservations about three of them.

So, anyways…

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