2018 was a fantastic year from cinema. Starting with the great surprise that was Paddington 2 and followed by huge blockbusters like Black Panther and Mission Impossible: Fallout, the year was already great before the festival season began. Here is the list of the best films of 2018...
With the Venice Film Festival, the Awards Season Begins
With the start of Venice Film Festival and the premiere of Damien Chazelle's new film First Man, the 2018 Awards Season has officially begun. In the next two months, a series of big film festivals will take place, including Venice, Telluride, Toronto and New York. From now on, you will be hearing about Oscar prospect surprises and disappointments. We are already seeing initial reactions to some of the biggest movies of the year. Read below for some insights about this year's Awards Season...
New York Film Festival NYFF56 – Main Slate Announced
After a long wait, The Film Society of Lincoln Center finally announced the official main slate selection of the festival, and we couldn't be more excited to attend this year's festival. The main slate features a variety of films including Cannes darlings like Burning, Cold War and Shoplifters (Palme d'Or winner), exciting Sundance debuts such as Wildlife, and exciting premieres such as [...]
Review: Mission Impossible – Fallout
Mission Impossible: Fallout is the sixth film in the Mission Impossible franchise, and it is impossibly good. It is rare that a franchise this long is able to surpass itself with every installment, but Fallout proves that summer blockbusters can be both fun and great by giving us the best film in the franchise. It is a film that shares some of the strengths of recent action greats such as Mad Max: Fury Road and Sicario, while staying true to the Mission Impossible series.
Festival Spotlight: IFFBOSTON
Boston has a great independent film scene and IFFboston is your best way to engage with it.
Best Films of 2018 – so far
It is already July so that means it is time to look back at all the great films we have already seen this year. 2018 is looking particularly strong with some early year surprises and some big summer blockbusters under its belt. My top films of 2018 (so far) are...
Best of Seattle International Film Festival 2018
Now that SIFF is over, here are five of our favorite films of the festival. Many of SIFF films are released soon after the festival or end up on streaming sites later in the year, so keep an eye open for these ones.
February: our movie picks
This month of the year might have the worst reputation when it comes to movie releases. It comes right after awards season (November through January), and before big summer releases. It is a time of the year known for being slow and where studios tend to dump whatever else they have in store. But, this year, we have gotten some delightful surprises coming. In particular, Black Panther and Annihilation.
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Predictions: Golden Globes 2018
The Golden Globes tend to be hard to predict. The small voting population of the HFPA makes for surprising nominees and winners. This year there were some surprising snubs - most notably Greta Gerwig for Best Director and The Big Sick as Best Comedy/Musical. Instead, we got Ridley Scott for All The Money in the World [...]