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The Movies of 2018: U.S. Releases
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Full Listing of Films Screened

February 2019
22 July Dir. Paul Greengrass. Jonas Strand Gravli, Anders Danielsen Lie, Jon Øigarden B
The Sisters Brothers Dir. Jacques Audiard. Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly, Riz Ahmed B
A Bread Factory Dir. Patrick Wang. Tyne Daly, Elisabeth Henry-Macari, Zachary Sayle B
Mandy Dir. Panos Cosmatos. Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache B–
Nancy Dir. Christina Choe. Andrea Riseborough, J. Smith-Cameron, Steve Buscemi C+
Beast Dir. Michael Pearce. Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, Geraldine James B+
Custody Dir. Xavier Legrand. Thomas Gioria, Denis Ménochet, Léa Drucker B

January 2019
Of Fathers and Sons Dir. Talal Derki. Documentary about radicalized village in Syria B

December 2018
We the Animals Dir. Jeremiah Zagar. Evan Rosado, Isaiah Kristian, Josiah Gabriel B
Private Life Dir. Tamara Jenkins. Kathryn Hayn, Paul Giamatti, Kayli Carter A–
Shirkers Dir. Sandi Tan. Documentary about the up-and-down fate of an amateur film B+
The Kindergarten Teacher Dir. Sara Colangelo. Maggie Gyllenhaal, Parker Sevak B
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Dirs. Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, et al. B–
Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc Dir. Bruno Dumont. Lise Leplat Prudhomme B–
Bird Box Dir. Susanne Bier. Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich C–
Vice Dir. Adam McKay. Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell B
Araby Dirs. Affonso Uchôa, João Dumans. Aristides de Sousa, Murilo Caliari A
Mary Poppins Returns Dir. Rob Marshall. Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda C+
The Mule Dir. Clint Eastwood. Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Michael Peña D+
Mary Queen of Scots Dir. Josie Hughes. Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, James McArdle D+
Bisbee '17 Dir. Robert Greene. Documentary about restaging historical violence A
Ben Is Back Dir. Peter Hedges. Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges, Kathryn Newton B–
Support the Girls Dir. Andrew Bujalski. Regina Hall, Haley Lu Richardson B–
Bel Canto Dir. Paul Weitz. Julianne Moore, Ken Watanabe, Ryo Kase, Tenoch Huerta D
A Prayer Before Dawn Dir. Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire. Joe Cole, Panya Yimmumphai B–
At Eternity's Gate Dir. Julian Schnabel. Willem Dafoe, Oscar Isaac, Emmanuelle Seigner D+
Claire's Camera Dir. Hong Sang-soo. Kim Min-hee, Isabelle Huppert, Jung Jin-young B–
I Am Not a Witch Dir. Rungano Nyoni. Maggie Mulubwa, Henry B.J. Phiri, Nancy Murilo B
The Front Runner Dir. Jason Reitman. Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, Chris Coy B–
Green Book Dir. Peter Farrelly. Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini D+

November 2018
Minding the Gap Dir. Bing Liu. Documentary about young men in Rockford, Illinois B
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Dirs. Joen and Ethan Coen. Tim Blake Nelson B–
Hale County This Morning, This Evening Dir. RaMell Ross. Documentary B+
A Private War Dir. Matthew Heineman. Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan, Tom Hollander B–
El mar la mar Dirs. Joshua Bonnetta, J.P. Sniadecki. Experimental documentary A
Creed II Dir. Steven Caple, Jr. Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson C+
Museo Dir. Alonso Ruizpalacios. Gael García Bernal, Leonardo Ortizgris, Alfredo Castro B–
Bodied Dir. Joseph Kahn. Calum Worthy, Jackie Long, Rory Uphold, Walter Perez B
Bohemian Rhapsody Dir. Bryan Singer. Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy D–
Viper Club Dir. Maryam Keshavarz. Susan Sarandon, Julian Morris, Edie Falco B
Free Solo Dirs. Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin. Documentary about climbing B+
Halloween Dir. David Gordon Green. Jamie Lee Curtis, Andi Matichak, Judy Greer F
Wildlife Dir. Paul Dano. Ed Oxenbould, Carey Mulligan, Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Camp B
Nobody's Fool Dir. Tyler Perry. Tika Sumpter, Tiffany Haddish, Omari Hardwick D–
Suspiria Dir. Luca Guadagnino. Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Angela Winkler D

October 2018
Beautiful Boy Dir. Felix van Groeningen. Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet C+
Can You Ever Forgive Me? Dir. Marielle Heller. Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant B+
What They Had Dir. Elizabeth Chomko. Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon B–
The Favourite Dir. Yorgos Lanthimos. Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz B
Shoplifters Dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda. Jyo Kairi, Lily Franky, Sakura Andô A–
Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland Dirs. Kate Davis, et al. B–
Happy as Lazzaro Dir. Alice Rohrwacher. Adriano Tardiolo, Agnese Graziani A–
The Hate U Give Dir. George Tillman, Jr. Amandla Stenberg, Russell Hornsby B+
Colette Dir. Wash Westmoreland. Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Denise Gough B–
First Man Dir. Damien Chazelle. Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke A–
The Old Man & the Gun Dir. David Lowery. Robert Redford, Casey Affleck C

September 2018
The Happy Prince Dir. Rupert Everett. Rupert Everett, Colin Morgan, Edwin Thomas C–
The Rest I Make Up Dir. Michelle Memran. Documentary about Maria Irène Fornés C+
Call Her Ganda Dir. PJ Raval. Documentary about murdered Filipina trans sex worker C–
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
ROMA Dir. Alfonso Cuarón. Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Nancy García García A–
Vox Lux Dir. Brady Corbet. Raffey Cassidy, Natalie Portman, Stacy Martin, Jude Law B+
A Star Is Born Dir. Bradley Cooper. Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott B+
Border Dir. Ali Abbasi. Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Jörgen Thorsson B+
Destroyer Dir. Karyn Kusama. Nicole Kidman, Sebastian Stan, Toby Kebbell B
If Beale Street Could Talk Dir. Barry Jenkins. KiKi Layne, Stephan James A
Widows Dir. Steve McQueen. Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Michelle Rodriguez B
Monrovia, Indiana Dir. Frederick Wiseman. Documentary about a small U.S. town B+
Cold War Dir. Paweł Pawlikowski. Tomasz Kot, Joanna Kulig, Borys Szyc B
Capernaum Dir. Nadine Labaki. Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw B+
Monsters and Men Dir. Reinaldo Marcus Green. John David Washington B+

August 2018
Madeline's Madeline Dir. Josephine Decker. Helena Howard, Molly Parker B
Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood Dir. Matt Tyrnauer. Documentary B
The Wife Dir. Björn Runge. Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Christian Slater B–
Outside In Dir. Lynn Shelton. Mark Duplass, Edie Falco, Kaitlyn Dever C+
Blockers Dir. Kay Cannon. Leslie Mann, John Cena, Ike Barinholtz, Kathryn Newton B
Crazy Rich Asians Dir. Jon M. Chu. Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh B–
I Feel Pretty Dirs. Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein. Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams B–
The Miseducation of Cameron Post Dir. Desiree Akhavan. Chloë Grace Moretz C+
Summer 1993 Dir. Carla Simón. Laia Artigas, Paula Robles, Bruna Cusí A–
BlacKkKlansman Dir. Spike Lee. John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier B–
Mission: Impossible – Fallout Dir. Christopher McQuarrie. Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill C+
Christopher Robin Dir. Marc Forster. Ewan McGregor, voice of Jim Cummings B
Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again Dir. Ol Parker. Lily James, Amanda Seyfried C–
Kings Dir. Deniz Gamze Ergüven. Halle Berry, Lamar Johnson, Daniel Craig B–
Woman Walks Ahead Dir. Susanna White. Jessica Chastain, Michael Greyeyes C+
The Endless Dirs. Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead. Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead B
The Tale Dir. Jennifer Fox. Laura Dern, Isabelle Nélisse, Elizabeth Debicki, Jason Ritter B

July 2018
Dark Money Dir. Kimberly Reed. Documentary about corporate involvement in elections B+
Where Is Kyra? Dir. Andrew Dosunmu. Michelle Pfeiffer, Kiefer Sutherland B
En el séptimo día Dir. Jim McKay. Fernando Cardona, Abel Perez, Gilberto Jimenez C+
Eighth Grade Dir. Bo Burnham. Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Luke Prael, Emily Robinson B+
Sorry to Bother You Dir. Boots Riley. Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson B+
Blindspotting Dir. Carlos López Estrada. Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal, Javina Gavankar B–
Unsane Dir. Steven Soderbergh. Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Amy Irving C–
Whitney Dir. Kevin Macdonald. Documentary about Whitney Houston's rise and fall B
Three Identical Strangers Dir. Tim Wardle. Documentary about reunited triplets C+
Angels Wear White Dir. Vivian Qu. Vicky Chen, Zhou Meijun, Jiang Xinyue, Peng Jing B

June 2018
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Dir. Morgan Neville. Documentary about Fred Rogers B–
Incredibles 2 Dir. Brad Bird. Voices of Holly Hunter, Craig T. Nelson, Sarah Vowell C
Ocean's Eight Dir. Gary Ross. Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway B–
Hereditary Dir. Ari Aster. Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Gabriel Byrne, Milly Shapiro B+
The 15:17 to Paris Dir. Clint Eastwood. Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler D
The Party Dir. Sally Potter. Kristin Scott Thomas, Patricia Clarkson, Timothy Spall D–

May 2018
The Seagull Dir. Michael Mayer. Annette Bening, Billy Howle, Saoirse Ronan C–
RBG Dirs. Julie Cohen, Betsy West. Documentary about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg B–
On Chesil Beach Dir. Dominic Cooke. Billy Howle, Saoirse Ronan, Emily Watson F
First Reformed Dir. Paul Schrader. Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, Philip Ettinger B+
Leave No Trace Dir. Debra Granik. Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, Ben Foster B+
Tully Dir. Jason Reitman. Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Ron Livingston A–
Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami Dir. Sophie Fiennes. Documentary B
The Rider Dir. Chloé Zhao. Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau, Lane Scott B–

April 2018
The Death of Stalin Dir. Armando Iannucci. Simon Russell Beale, Steve Buscemi B
The Green Fog Dirs. Guy Maddin, Galen Johnson, Evan Johnson. Experimental film C
A Quiet Place Dir. John Krasinski. John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds C
You Were Never Really Here Dir. Lynne Ramsay. Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts B+
Ready Player One Dir. Steven Spielberg. Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn B–

March 2018
Love, Simon Dir. Greg Berlanti. Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp C+
Isle of Dogs Dir. Wes Anderson. Voices of Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin A–
A Wrinkle in Time Dir. Ava DuVernay. Storm Reid, Deric McCabe, Levi Miller C
Game Night Dirs. John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein. Jason Bateman B–
Red Sparrow Dir. Francis Lawrence. Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Jeremy Irons D
Annihilation Dir. Alex Garland. Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Oscar Isaac C+

February 2018
Double Lover Dir. François Ozon. Marina Vacth, Jérémie Renier, Myriam Boyer B–
The Insult Dir. Ziad Doueiri. Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha, Camille Salameh C+
Black Panther Dir. Ryan Coogler. Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Danai Gurira B+
24 Frames Dir. Abbas Kiarostami. Two-dozen vignettes extrapolated from old photos B

January 2018
Paddington 2 Dir. Paul King. Voice of Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville B–
Proud Mary Dir. Babak Najafi. Taraji P. Henson, Jahi Di'Allo Winston, Billy Brown F

November 2017
In Between Dir. Maysaloun Hamoud. Mouna Hawa, Sana Jammelieh, Shaden Kanboura B–
No Date, No Signature Dir. Vahid Jalilvand. Amir Aghaee, Navid Mohammadzadeh B+
The Charmer Dir. Milad Alami. Ardalan Esmaili, Soho Rezanejad, Lars Brygmann B+
Under the Tree Dir. Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson. Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson C

October 2017
12 Days Dir. Raymond Depardon. Documentary about psychiatric evaluations B
November Dir. Rainer Sarnet. Rea Lest, Jörgen Liik, Heino Kalm, Arvo Kukumägi B
Let the Sun Shine In Dir. Claire Denis. Juliette Binoche, Xavier Beauvois B
Beauty and the Dogs Dir. Kaouther Ben Hania. Mariam Al Ferjani, Ghanem Zrelli B
Gemini Dir. Aaron Katz. Lola Kirke, Zoë Kravitz, John Cho, Nelson Franklin B
Sicilian Ghost Story Dirs. Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza. Julia Jedlikowska D+
The Workshop Dir. Laurent Cantet. Matthieu Lucci, Marina Foïs, Warda Rammach B
A Ciambra Dir. Jonas Carpignano. Pio Amato, Damiano Amato, Koudous Seihon A–

September 2017
Rogers Park Dir. Kyle Henry. Christine Horn, Jonny Mars, Antoine McKay, Sara Sevigny B
On Body and Soul Dir. Ildikó Enyedi. Alexandra Borbély, Géza Morcsányi B
Disobedience Dir. Sebastián Lelio. Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola B
The Day After Dir. Hong Sang-soo. Kwon Hae-hyo, Kim Min-hee, Kim Sae-byeok C
The Other Side of Everything Dir. Mila Turajlić. Documentary about secret history B+
Sweet Country Dir. Warwick Thornton. Hamilton Morris, Natassia Gorey Furber B
Hannah Dir. Andrea Pallaoro. Charlotte Rampling, André Wilms, Jean-Michel Balthazar B
Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts Dir. Mouly Surya. Marsha Timothy, Dea Panendra C+
Lean on Pete Dir. Andrew Haigh. Charlie Plummer, Travis Fimmel, Amy Seimetz A–
Good Luck Dir. Ben Russell. Documentary about Serbian and Surinamese mines B+
Zama Dir. Lucrecia Martel. Daniel Giménez Cacho, Juan Minujín, Matheus Nachtergaele A
The Judge Dir. Erika Cohn. Documentary about Palestinian female Shari'a judge B
Western Dir. Valeska Grisebach. Meinhard Neumann, Reinhardt Wetrek A
Life and Nothing More Dir. Antonio Méndez Esparza. Andrew Bleechington A
Dark River Dir. Clio Barnard. Ruth Wilson, Mark Stanley, Sean Bean, Shane Attwooll C
Ava Dir. Sadaf Foroughi. Mahour Jabbari, Shayesteh Sajadi, Bahar Noohian A–
Wajib Dir. Annemarie Jacir. Mohammad Bakri, Saleh Bakri, Maria Zreik, Leila Bakri B–
The Final Year Dir. Greg Barker. Documentary about Obama-era foreign policy B

November 2016
Are We Not Cats Dir. Xander Robin. Michael Patrick Nicholson, Chelsea LJ Lopez B–