2018 Film Favorites

I saw a decent amount of films in 2018 but not enough to say this is a great list I compiled. But whatever, its mine.

Favorite Ensemble
Honorable Mentions: Mission Impossible: Fallout, Ant-Man and Wasp, Aquaman

4. Deadpool 2 cast: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison, Zazie Beetz, T.J. Miller, Brianna Hildebrand, Jack Kesy & More
3. Black Panther cast: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis
2. Game Night cast: Jason Bateman, Rachael McAdams, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Lamorne Morris, Kylie Bunbury, Jesse Plemons, Michael C. Hall, and Kyle Chandler

1. Bad Times at the El Royale cast: Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Cailee Spaeny, Lewis Pullman, Nick Offerman and Chris Hemsworth-An amazing cast for a real cool flick.

Favorite Film Direction
Honorable Mentions: Black Panther, Aquaman, Mission Impossible: Fallout

5. Assassination Nation: Directed by Sam Levinson, Cinematography by Marcell Rév
4. A Quiet Place: Directed by John Krasinski, Cinematography by Charlotte Bruus Christensen
3. Bad Times at the El Royale: Directed by Drew Goddard, Cinematography by Seamus McGarvey
2. Sorry to Bother You: Directed by Boots Riley, Cinematography by Doug Emmett

1. Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse: Directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey & Rodney Rothman-Well God damn. i didn’t even want to see this. I am not a big Spider-Man fan. Okay, I liked him as a kid but I grew out of that. the trailers did nothing for me. But the hype-well, the hype is real.

Favorite Actor
Honorable Mention: Woody Harrelson for Solo: A Star Wars Story and Ryan Reynolds for Deadpool 2

4. Chris Hemsworth for Bad Times at the El Royale and Avengers: Infinity War
3. Michael B. Jordan for Black Panther
2. Jeff Bridges for Bad Times at the El Royale

1. Lakeith Stanfield for Sorry to Bother You-The fuck was with this flick? Its too strange to properly explain and Stanfield’s performance was so amazing its a shame he’s being overlooked this award season.

Favorite Actress
Honorable Mentions: Odessa Young for Assassination Nation, Hailee Steinfeld for Transformers: Bumblebee and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

4. Emily Blunt for A Quiet Place
3. Cynthia Erivo for Bad Times at the El Royale
2. Jamie Lee Curtis for Halloween

1. Blake Lively for A Simple Favor-Maybe iy’s just the wardrobe but damn I dug Lively in this film. Stand out from everyone I saw this year.

Favorite Film

5-TIE. A Simple Favor and Bad Times at the El Royale
4. Black Panther
3. Incredibles 2
2. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

1. Three Identical Strangers-This doc was a knock out.

About CM Towns

I like comics, wrestling, and other junk.
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