15 Best Movies of 2018 SO FAR

Hello lovelies, how’s everything going? Today I just wanted to watch a great movie but I wasn’t sure which one to pick. Since, one of my favorite TV shows, Riverdale is set to premiere October 10, 2018, by the way in case you’ve missed the 2018’s Comic Con trailer you can see it here and the 4th season of Lucifer is set to be released in 2019, I just wanted something different to watch.

So, today’s post is about 15 best movies of 2018, so far according to Rotten Tomatoes.

Here are 15 best movies of 2018 so far:

1. Paddington 2

Critics Consensus: Paddington 2 honors its star’s rich legacy with a sweet-natured sequel whose adorable visuals are matched by a story perfectly balanced between heartwarming family fare and purely enjoyable all-ages adventure.

Synopsis: PADDINGTON 2 finds Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for… More

Rating: PG (for some action and mild rude humor)
Directed By: Paul King (VII)
In Theaters: 
WideOn Disc/Streaming: 
Runtime: 

2. Leave No Trace

Critics Consensus: Leave No Trace takes an effectively low-key approach to a potentially sensationalistic story — and further benefits from brilliant work by Ben Foster and Thomasin McKenzie.

Synopsis: Will (Ben Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Oregon. When their idyllic life is shattered, both are put into social services. After clashing with…More

Rating: PG (for thematic material throughout)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: Debra Granik
In Theaters:   Limited
Runtime: 

3. Summer 1993 (Estiu 1993) 

Critics Consensus: Summer 1993 (Estiu 1993) finds writer-director Carla Simón drawing on personal memories to create a thoughtful drama elevated by outstanding work from its young leads.

Synopsis: In Carla Simón’s touching autobiographical film, six-year-old Frida looks on in silence as the last objects from her recently deceased mother’s apartment in Barcelona are placed in boxes. Although her aunt, uncle…More

Rating: NR
Directed By: Carla Simón
Written By: Carla Simón
In Theaters:   Limited
Runtime: 

4. Oh Lucy!

Critics Consensus: Oh Lucy! roots its narrative quirks in universal themes and deep empathy for its characters, all brought to life by strong performances from a talented cast led by the thoroughly charming Shinobu Terajima.

Synopsis: Setsuko is a single, emotionally unfulfilled woman, seemingly stuck with a drab, meaningless life in Tokyo. At least until she’s convinced by her niece, Mika to enroll in an unorthodox English class that requires her to wear a blonde wig and…More

Rating: NR
Genre: ComedyDrama
Directed By: Atsuko Hirayanagi
Written By: Atsuko Hirayanagi
In Theaters:   Limited
Runtime: 
Studio: Film Movement

5. McQueen

Critics Consensus: McQueen offers an intimate, well-sourced, and overall moving look at a young life and brilliant career that were tragically cut short.

Synopsis:  A personal look at the extraordinary life, career and artistry of Alexander McQueen. Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family, recovered archives, exquisite visuals and music, McQueen is an authentic celebration…More

Rating: NR
Genre: Documentary
Directed By: Ian Bonhôte
Written By: Peter Ettedgui
In Theaters:   Limited
Runtime: 
Studio: Bleecker Street

6. Won’t You Be My Neighbor? 

Critics Consensus: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes a fittingly patient and honest look at the life and legacy of a television pioneer whose work has enriched generations.

Synopsis: From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think…More 

Rating: PG-13 (for some thematic elements and language)
Genre: Documentary
Directed By: Morgan Neville
In Theaters:   Limited
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7. Eighth Grade 

Critics Consensus: Eighth Grade takes a look at its titular time period that offers a rare and resounding ring of truth while heralding breakthroughs for writer-director Bo Burnham and captivating star Elsie Fisher.

Synopsis: Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school–the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year before she begins high school…More

Rating: R (for language and some sexual material)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By: Bo Burnham
Written By: Bo Burnham
In Theaters:   Wide
Runtime: 
Studio: A24

8. In Between

Critics Consensus: In Between takes a light yet nuanced approach to dramatizing complex, timely themes, further enriched by outstanding cinematography and powerful performances.

Synopsis: Three Palestinian women attempt to balance faith and tradition with their modern lives while living in the heart of Tel Aviv. Directed by Maysaloun Hamoud…More

Rating: NR
Genre: Drama
Directed By: Maysaloun Hamoud
Written By: Maysaloun Hamoud
In Theaters:   Limited
Runtime: 
Studio: Film Movement

9. Black Panther

Critics Consensus: Black Panther elevates superhero cinema to thrilling new heights while telling one of the MCU’s most absorbing stories — and introducing some of its most fully realized characters.

Synopsis: “Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old…More

Rating: PG-13 (for prolonged sequences of action violence, and a brief rude gesture)
Directed By: Ryan Coogler
In Theaters:   Wide
On Disc/Streaming: 
Box Office: $501,105,037
Runtime: 

10. Mission: Impossible – Fallout 

Critics Consensus: Fast, sleek, and fun, Mission: Impossible – Fallout lives up to the “impossible” part of its name by setting yet another high mark for insane set pieces in a franchise full of them.

Synopsis: The best intentions often come back to haunt you. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT finds Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team (Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames) along with some familiar allies (Rebecca Ferguson…More

Rating: PG-13 (for violence and intense sequences of action, and for brief strong language)
Directed By: Christopher McQuarrie
In Theaters:   Wide
Runtime: 

11. The Rider

Critics Consensus: The Rider’s hard-hitting drama is only made more effective through writer-director Chloé Zhao’s use of untrained actors to tell the movie’s fact-based tale.

Synopsis: Based on his a true story, THE RIDER stars breakout Brady Jandreau as a once rising star of the rodeo circuit warned that his competition days are over after a tragic riding accident. Back home, Brady finds himself wondering what he has…More

Rating: R (for language and drug use)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: Chloé Zhao
Written By: Chloé Zhao
In Theaters:   Limited
On Disc/Streaming: 
Runtime: 

12. The Endless 

Critics Consensus: The Endless benefits from its grounded approach to an increasingly bizarre story, elevated by believable performances by filmmakers Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead.

Synopsis:  Following their Lovecraftian modern cult classic SPRING, acclaimed filmmakers Moorhead and Benson return with this mind-bending thriller that follows two brothers who receive a cryptic video message inspiring them to revisit…More

Rating: NR
Written By: Justin Benson
In Theaters:   Limited
On Disc/Streaming: 
Runtime: 

13. BlacKkKlansman 

Critics Consensus: BlacKkKlansman uses history to offer bitingly trenchant commentary on current events — and brings out some of Spike Lee’s hardest-hitting work in decades along the way.

Synopsis: From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero. It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs…More

Rating: R (for language throughout, including racial epithets, and for disturbing/violent material and some sexual references)
Genre: ComedyDrama
Directed By: Spike Lee
In Theaters:   Wide
Runtime: 

14. The Death of Stalin

Critics Consensus: The Death of Stalin finds director/co-writer Arnando Iannucci in riotous form, bringing his scabrous political humor to bear on a chapter in history with painfully timely parallels.

Synopsis: The one-liners fly as fast as political fortunes fall in this uproarious, wickedly irreverent satire from Armando Iannucci (Veep, In the Loop). Moscow, 1953: when tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin drops dead, his parasitic cronies…More

Rating: R (for language throughout, violence and some sexual references)
Genre: ComedyDrama
Directed By: Armando Iannucci
In Theaters:   Limited
On Disc/Streaming: 
Runtime: 
Studio: IFC Films

15. Foxtrot

Critics Consensus: Foxtrot uses topical themes to deliver a bruising sociopolitical statement that’s equally effective taken simply as an absorbing, well-acted drama.

Synopsis: Michael and Dafna experience gut-wrenching grief when army officials show up at their home to announce the death of their son Jonathan. Michael becomes increasingly frustrated by overzealous mourning relatives and…More

Rating: R (for some sexual content including graphic images, and brief drug use)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: Samuel Maoz
Written By: Samuel Maoz
In Theaters:   Limited
Box Office: $36,786
Runtime: 

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