The Five Movies of 2018 I Enjoyed Most (So Far)


Typically, I do this careful exercise at the end of the year. But, thanks to Movie Pass, I’ve already watched close to 20 movies (even Uncle Drew) this year. Somehow, begrudgingly, I missed You Were Never Really Here. Outside of that blunder, I’ve seen all sorts of movies ranging from Game Night and Isle of Dogs to Incredibles 2 and Tully.
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Five Favorite Films of 2017


This year has been a banner one for movies. I ended up seeing 15 in theaters, and even though two weeks remain until 2018, I’m done with seeing new ones for this year. Visiting Rotten Tomatoes to forecast potential movie viewings remains something I do regularly. I try to avoid spoilers, and I also try to avoid assuming a movie’s going to be great based on popularity from a website. The assuming part can be difficult, however. This past week I saw Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and The Disaster Artist. Both movies I thoroughly enjoyed, but neither made this highly competitive list. Five favorites feels like the most appropriate number, given the amount I saw in theaters. Going to the movies has always been one of my favorite activities since I was younger.

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