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The Movies of 2018: U.S. Releases
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If Beale Street Could Talk Dir. Barry Jenkins. KiKi Layne, Stephan James A
Life and Nothing More Dir. Antonio Méndez Esparza. Andrew Bleechington A
El mar la mar Dirs. Joshua Bonnetta, J.P. Sniadecki. Experimental documentary A
Western Dir. Valeska Grisebach. Meinhard Neumann, Reinhardt Wetrek, Viara Borisova A
Zama Dir. Lucrecia Martel. Daniel Giménez Cacho, Juan Minujín, Matheus Nachtergaele A

A Ciambra Dir. Jonas Carpignano. Pio Amato, Damiano Amato, Koudous Seihon A–
Ava Dir. Sadaf Foroughi. Mahour Jabbari, Shayesteh Sajadi, Bahar Noohian A–
First Man Dir. Damien Chazelle. Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke A–
Happy as Lazzaro Dir. Alice Rohrwacher. Adriano Tardiolo, Agnese Graziani A–
Isle of Dogs Dir. Wes Anderson. Voices of Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin A–
Lean on Pete Dir. Andrew Haigh. Charlie Plummer, Travis Fimmel, Amy Seimetz A–
ROMA Dir. Alfonso Cuarón. Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Nancy García García A–
Shoplifters Dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda. Jyo Kairi, Lily Franky, Sakura Andô A–
Summer 1993 Dir. Carla Simón. Laia Artigas, Paula Robles, Bruna Cusí A–
Tully Dir. Jason Reitman. Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Ron Livingston A–

Black Panther Dir. Ryan Coogler. Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira B+
Border Dir. Ali Abbasi. Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Jörgen Thorsson B+
Can You Ever Forgive Me? Dir. Marielle Heller. Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant B+
Capernaum Dir. Nadine Labaki. Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw B+
The Charmer Dir. Milad Alami. Ardalan Esmaili, Soho Rezanejad, Lars Brygmann B+
Dark Money Dir. Kimberly Reed. Documentary about corporate involvement in elections B+
Eighth Grade Dir. Bo Burnham. Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Luke Prael, Emily Robinson B+
First Reformed Dir. Paul Schrader. Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, Philip Ettinger B+
Free Solo Dirs. Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin. Documentary about climbing B+
Good Luck Dir. Ben Russell. Documentary about Serbian and Surinamese mines B+
Hale County This Morning, This Evening Dir. RaMell Ross. Documentary B+
The Hate U Give Dir. George Tillman, Jr. Amandla Stenberg, Russell Hornsby B+
Hereditary Dir. Ari Aster. Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Gabriel Byrne, Milly Shapiro B+
Leave No Trace Dir. Debra Granik. Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, Ben Foster B+
Monrovia, Indiana Dir. Frederick Wiseman. Documentary about a small U.S. town B+
Monsters and Men Dir. Reinaldo Marcus Green. John David Washington B+
No Date, No Signature Dir. Vahid Jalilvand. Amir Aghaee, Navid Mohammadzadeh B+
The Other Side of Everything Dir. Mila Turajlić. Documentary about secret history B+
Sorry to Bother You Dir. Boots Riley. Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson B+
A Star Is Born Dir. Bradley Cooper. Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott B+
Vox Lux Dir. Brady Corbet. Raffey Cassidy, Natalie Portman, Stacy Martin, Jude Law B+
You Were Never Really Here Dir. Lynne Ramsay. Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts B+

12 Days Dir. Raymond Depardon. Documentary about French psychiatric patients in court B
24 Frames Dir. Abbas Kiarostami. Two-dozen vignettes extrapolated from old photos B
Angels Wear White Dir. Vivian Qu. Vicky Chen, Zhou Meijun, Jiang Xinyue, Peng Jing B
Beauty and the Dogs Dir. Kaouther Ben Hania. Mariam Al Ferjani, Ghanem Zrelli B
Blockers Dir. Kay Cannon. Leslie Mann, John Cena, Ike Barinholtz, Kathryn Newton B
Bodied Dir. Joseph Kahn. Calum Worthy, Jackie Long, Rory Uphold, Walter Perez B
Boy Erased Dir. Joel Edgerton. Lucas Hedges, Joel Edgerton, Nicole Kidman B
Burning Dir. Lee Chang-dong. Yoo Ah-in, Jeon Jong-seo, Steven Yeun, Choi Seung-ho B
Christopher Robin Dir. Marc Forster. Ewan McGregor, voice of Jim Cummings B
Cold War Dir. Paweł Pawlikowski. Tomasz Kot, Joanna Kulig, Borys Szyc B
The Death of Stalin Dir. Armando Iannucci. Simon Russell Beale, Steve Buscemi B
Destroyer Dir. Karyn Kusama. Nicole Kidman, Sebastian Stan, Toby Kebbell B
Disobedience Dir. Sebastián Lelio. Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola B
The Endless Dirs. Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead. Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead B
The Favourite Dir. Yorgos Lanthimos. Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz B
The Final Year Dir. Greg Barker. Documentary about Obama-era foreign policy B
Gemini Dir. Aaron Katz. Lola Kirke, Zoë Kravitz, John Cho, Nelson Franklin B
Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami Dir. Sophie Fiennes. Documentary B
Hannah Dir. Andrea Pallaoro. Charlotte Rampling, André Wilms, Jean-Michel Balthazar B
I Am Not a Witch Dir. Rungano Nyoni. Maggie Mulubwa, Henry B.J. Phiri, Nancy Murilo B
The Judge Dir. Erika Cohn. Documentary about Palestinian female Shari'a judge B
Let the Sun Shine In Dir. Claire Denis. Juliette Binoche, Xavier Beauvois B
Madeline's Madeline Dir. Josephine Decker. Helena Howard, Molly Parker B
Minding the Gap Dir. Bing Liu. Documentary about young men in Rockford, Illinois B
November Dir. Rainer Sarnet. Rea Lest, Jörgen Liik, Heino Kalm, Arvo Kukumägi B
On Body and Soul Dir. Ildikó Enyedi. Alexandra Borbély, Géza Morcsányi B
Rogers Park Dir. Kyle Henry. Christine Horn, Jonny Mars, Antoine McKay, Sara Sevigny B
Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood Dir. Matt Tyrnauer. Documentary B
Sweet Country Dir. Warwick Thornton. Hamilton Morris, Natassia Gorey Furber B
The Tale Dir. Jennifer Fox. Laura Dern, Isabelle Nélisse, Elizabeth Debicki, Jason Ritter B
Viper Club Dir. Maryam Keshavarz. Susan Sarandon, Julian Morris, Edie Falco B
Whitney Dir. Kevin Macdonald. Documentary about Whitney Houston's rise and fall B
Widows Dir. Steve McQueen. Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodriguez B
Wildlife Dir. Paul Dano. Ed Oxenbould, Carey Mulligan, Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Camp B
The Workshop Dir. Laurent Cantet. Matthieu Lucci, Marina Foïs, Warda Rammach B
Where Is Kyra? Dir. Andrew Dosunmu. Michelle Pfeiffer, Kiefer Sutherland B

Are We Not Cats Dir. Xander Robin. Michael Patrick Nicholson, Chelsea LJ Lopez B–
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Dirs. Joen and Ethan Coen. Tim Blake Nelson B–
BlacKkKlansman Dir. Spike Lee. John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier B–
Blindspotting Dir. Carlos López Estrada. Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal, Javina Gavankar B–
Claire's Camera Dir. Hong Sang-soo. Kim Min-hee, Isabelle Huppert, Jung Jin-young B–
Colette Dir. Wash Westmoreland. Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Denise Gough B–
Crazy Rich Asians Dir. Jon M. Chu. Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh B–
Double Lover Dir. François Ozon. Marina Vacth, Jérémie Renier, Myriam Boyer B–
The Front Runner Dir. Jason Reitman. Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, Chris Coy B–
Game Night Dirs. John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein. Jason Bateman B–
I Feel Pretty Dirs. Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein. Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams B–
In Between Dir. Maysaloun Hamoud. Mouna Hawa, Sana Jammelieh, Shaden Kanboura B–
Kings Dir. Deniz Gamze Ergüven. Halle Berry, Lamar Johnson, Daniel Craig B–
Museo Dir. Alonso Ruizpalacios. Gael García Bernal, Leonardo Ortizgris, Alfredo Castro B–
Ocean's Eight Dir. Gary Ross. Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway B–
Paddington 2 Dir. Paul King. Voice of Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville B–
A Prayer Before Dawn Dir. Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire. Joe Cole, Panya Yimmumphai B–
A Private War Dir. Matthew Heineman. Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan, Tom Hollander B–
RBG Dirs. Julie Cohen, Betsy West. Documentary about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg B–
Ready Player One Dir. Steven Spielberg. Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn B–
The Rider Dir. Chloé Zhao. Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau, Lane Scott B–
Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland Dirs. Kate Davis, et al. B–
Support the Girls Dir. Andrew Bujalski. Regina Hall, Haley Lu Richardson B–
Wajib Dir. Annemarie Jacir. Mohammad Bakri, Saleh Bakri, Maria Zreik, Leila Bakri B–
What They Had Dir. Elizabeth Chomko. Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon B–
The Wife Dir. Björn Runge. Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Christian Slater B–
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Dir. Morgan Neville. Documentary about Fred Rogers B–

Annihilation Dir. Alex Garland. Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Oscar Isaac C+
Beautiful Boy Dir. Felix van Groeningen. Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet C+
Creed II Dir. Steven Caple, Jr. Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson C+
En el séptimo día Dir. Jim McKay. Fernando Cardona, Abel Perez, Gilberto Jimenez C+
The Insult Dir. Ziad Doueiri. Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha, Camille Salameh C+
Love, Simon Dir. Greg Berlanti. Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp C+
Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts Dir. Mouly Surya. Marsha Timothy, Dea Panendra C+
The Miseducation of Cameron Post Dir. Desiree Akhavan. Chloë Grace Moretz C+
Mission: Impossible – Fallout Dir. Christopher McQuarrie. Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill C+
Outside In Dir. Lynn Shelton. Mark Duplass, Edie Falco, Kaitlyn Dever C+
The Rest I Make Up Dir. Michelle Memran. Documentary about Maria Irène Fornés C+
Three Identical Strangers Dir. Tim Wardle. Documentary about reunited triplets C+
Woman Walks Ahead Dir. Susanna White. Jessica Chastain, Michael Greyeyes C+

Dark River Dir. Clio Barnard. Ruth Wilson, Mark Stanley, Sean Bean, Shane Attwooll C
The Day After Dir. Hong Sang-soo. Kwon Hae-hyo, Kim Min-hee, Kim Sae-byeok C
The Green Fog Dirs. Guy Maddin, Galen Johnson, Evan Johnson. Experimental film C
Incredibles 2 Dir. Brad Bird. Voices of Holly Hunter, Craig T. Nelson, Sarah Vowell C
The Old Man & the Gun Dir. David Lowery. Robert Redford, Casey Affleck C
A Quiet Place Dir. John Krasinski. John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds C
Under the Tree Dir. Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson. Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson C
A Wrinkle in Time Dir. Ava DuVernay. Storm Reid, Deric McCabe, Levi Miller C

Call Her Ganda Dir. PJ Raval. Documentary about murdered Filipina trans sex worker C–
The Happy Prince Dir. Rupert Everett. Rupert Everett, Colin Morgan, Edwin Thomas C–
Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again Dir. Ol Parker. Lily James, Amanda Seyfried C–
The Seagull Dir. Michael Mayer. Annette Bening, Billy Howle, Saoirse Ronan C–
Unsane Dir. Steven Soderbergh. Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Amy Irving C–

At Eternity's Gate Dir. Julian Schnabel. Willem Dafoe, Oscar Isaac, Emmanuelle Seigner D+
Green Book Dir. Peter Farrelly. Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini D+
Sicilian Ghost Story Dirs. Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza. Julia Jedlikowska D+

The 15:17 to Paris Dir. Clint Eastwood. Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler D
Bel Canto Dir. Paul Weitz. Julianne Moore, Ken Watanabe, Ryo Kase, Tenoch Huerta D
Red Sparrow Dir. Francis Lawrence. Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Jeremy Irons D
Suspiria Dir. Luca Guadagnino. Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Angela Winkler D

Bohemian Rhapsody Dir. Bryan Singer. Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy D–
Nobody's Fool Dir. Tyler Perry. Tika Sumpter, Tiffany Haddish, Omari Hardwick D–
The Party Dir. Sally Potter. Kristin Scott Thomas, Patricia Clarkson, Timothy Spall D–

Halloween Dir. David Gordon Green. Jamie Lee Curtis, Andi Matichak, Judy Greer F
On Chesil Beach Dir. Dominic Cooke. Billy Howle, Saoirse Ronan, Emily Watson F
Proud Mary Dir. Babak Najafi. Taraji P. Henson, Jahi Di'Allo Winston, Billy Brown F