The 2018 Film Madness

The 2018 Film Madness

It’s March, which means it’s bracket season. And we decide once and for all the the best movie of 2018 in an all out gauntlet.

31 Days of Film: Thunder Road

31 Days of Film: Thunder Road

Jim Cummings writes, directs, and stars in his crowd funded drama-comedy, Thunder Road, a personal and touching story of a man struggle with life after his mother’s death.

31 Days of Film: A Prayer Before Dawn

31 Days of Film: A Prayer Before Dawn

Joe Cole delivers one of the years best performances as Billy Moore in this harrowing biopic about life in a Thai prison and suffering with drug addiction.

31 Days of Film: A Serious Man

31 Days of Film: A Serious Man

The Coen Brother’s 2009 dark comedy, A Serious Man, is a quietly crated and personal exploration of the futility of life and trying make meaning out of the world around you.

31 Days of Film: Downsizing

31 Days of Film: Downsizing

Alexander Payne’s near future environmental dystopian black comedy is neither funny enough nor insightful enough to make up for its lack of focus and over-long plot.

31 Days of Film: Mary Queen of Scots

31 Days of Film: Mary Queen of Scots

Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie deliver typically excellent performances but ultimately Josie Rourke’s historical drama lets down its two stars.

31 Days of Film: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

31 Days of Film: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Marvel and Sony’s most recent collaborative Spider-Man movie is one of the most fun movies of 2018 and behind excellent voice performances and visually stunning art is one of the best superhero movies in a long time.

31 Days of Film: Roma

31 Days of Film: Roma

Alfonso Cuarón returns after a five year break to tell the beautiful and affecting story of a family drama set on the backdrop of a politically turbulent 1970 Mexico City.

31 Days of Film: Bicycle Thieves

31 Days of Film: Bicycle Thieves

The 1948 classic Bicycle Thieves is a film worthy of the moniker and its hyper-realistic story and timeless performances make it a stand out of its era.

31 Days of Film: Kodachrome

31 Days of Film: Kodachrome

Netflix’s family drama/road trip movie is an unworthy vehicle for its three leads but they give good enough performances to make the film at least worth the audience’s while.