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part of a small rebellion | by maryann johanson

2018’s films ranked

This ranking includes only new theatrical releases viewed for the awards year of 2018 (for eligibility for the Academy Awards and the OFCS and AWFJ awards); some films released in the UK without US releases (and so ineligible for those awards this year) may also be included, for my own bookkeeping purposes. Links go to my review. Numbers after each entry are Date First Viewed/NYC Release Date/London Release Date; year is 2018 unless otherwise noted.


other yearly rankings:
2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003


gagged smiley
my reaction under gag order for now

[none at the moment]

confused smiley
my reaction under consideration

[none at the moment]

green light
worth paying multiplex prices for

[5 stars]
Paddington 2 (10.29.17/01.12/11.10.17)
The Death of Stalin (10.02.17/03.09/10.20.17)
Beast (09.18.17/TBA/04.27)

[4.5 stars]
The Cinema Travellers (01.17/TBA/01.26)
Loveless (01.16/02.16/02.09)

[4 stars]
Journey’s End (11.20.17/TBA/02.02)
The Mercy (12.16.17/TBA/02.09)
Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story (01.18/01.19/TBA)
Final Portrait (08.18.17/03.23/08.18.17)

[3.5 stars]
Goldstone (10.16.16/03.09/TBA)
In the Land of Pomegranates (01.05/01.05/TBA)
Journeyman (10.08.17/TBA/03.30)

yellow for maybe
worth seeing, but wait for DVD, unless your favorite actor is in it

[3 stars]
[none at the moment]

[2.5 stars]
Lean on Pete (09.26.17/03.30/02.16)
Foxtrot (09.26.17/03.02/TBA)

red for no
give it a miss

[2 stars]
Ghost Stories (12.04.17/TBA/04.13)
Early Man (01.14/02.16/01.26)

[1.5 stars]
On Chesil Beach (10.07.17/06.15/06.15)
The Commuter (01.11/01.12/01.19)

[1 star]
L’Amant Double (08.08.17/TBA/TBA)
You Were Never Really Here (10.13.17/04.06/03.09)
Attraction (Prityazhenie) (01.18/TBA/01.19)

[.5 stars]
[none at the moment]

[0 stars]
Lies We Tell (11.08.17/02.02/02.02)


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year in review

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