The Best Movie Moments of 2018 Part 1

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On the January 4, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by the whole /Film team, including managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman,  senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista, in the first part of a discussion to determine the top 50 movie moments of 2018.

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Opening Banter: We explain the rules to our process.

Here is the full list of movie moments we have previously come up with and are working off of:

  • Collin’s Final Rap - Blindspotting
  • The Cheddar Goblin - Mandy
  • The Bathroom Breakdown - Mandy
  • The Chainsaw Fight - Mandy
  • Showdown in the Lighthouse - Annihilation
  • The Bear/Boar Monster - Annihilation
  • Josie Turns into a Flower - Annihilation
  • Miles Takes a Leap of Faith - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Escape from Alchemax - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • The Stan Lee Cameo - Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse
  • Star-Lord Meets The Avengers - Avengers: Infinity War
  • Thanos Snaps His Fingers - Avengers: Infinity War
  • The Lack of A Mid Credits Scene - Avengers: Infinity War
  • Thanos Realizes What He Needs to do to Get the Soul Stone - Avengers: Infinity War
  • Mother Suspirium Arrives - Suspiria
  • Susie Dances and a Woman Dies - Suspiria
  • The Dance Scene - The Favourite
  • “I like when she puts her tongue in me” - The Favourite
  • Jack Hock’s Final Request - Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Cleaning Lee’s Apartment - Can you Ever Forgive Me?
  • The Final Five Minutes - BlacKkKlansman
  • Charlie Loses Her Head - Hereditary
  • Annie is Just Hanging Out - Hereditary
  • The Birth Sequence - A Quiet Place
  • Jack Raps About a King - Mary Poppins Returns
  • Breakfast With Behn Grymm - Bodied
  • The Final Rap Battle - Bodied
  • The Double Twist - Game Night
  • “Oh no…he died!” - Game Night
  • Cassius Discovers Steve Lift’s True Plan - Sorry to Bother You
  • The Girls Get Stoned - Never Goin’ Back
  • The Girls Are Forced to Shit in a Bucket - Never Goin’ Back
  • Erik Killmonger’s Final Words - Black Panther
  • The Casino Fight/Okoye Throws Her Wig - Black Panther
  • The Bathroom Fight - Mission: Impossible — Fallout
  • The HALO Jump - Mission: Impossible — Fallout
  • The Helicopter Chase - Mission: Impossible — Fallout
  • The First “Shallow” Performance — A Star is Born
  • Neil Armstrong Lands on the Moon, in IMAX - First Man
  • Neil Armstrong Does Math - First Man
  • The Kitchen Fight - Upgrade
  • No One Knows What to Do With Dead Stalin - The Death of Stalin
  • Laurie Traps Michael - Halloween
  • Judy Greer’s “Gotcha” Moment - Halloween
  • That New John Carpenter Music Cue When Michael Attacks the Friendzoned Guy - Halloween
  • The Big Shootout - Hold the Dark
  • Falling in Love in the Forest - Border
  • The Sex Scene - Border
  • Recording the First Song - Hearts Beat Loud
  • Hearing Your Song Playing in a Coffee Shop - Hearts Beat Loud
  • The Dying Henchman Holds Joe’s Hand - You Were Never Really Here
  • The Underwater Suicide Attempt - You Were Never Really Here
  • The Death of Surly Joe - The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
  • The Kids Sing as the Town Burns - Anna and the Apocalypse
  • The Apartment Fight - The Night Comes For us
  • Eddie Brock Gets in the Lobster Tank - Venom
  • The Mahjong Game - Crazy Rich Asians
  • The Wedding - Crazy Rich Asians
  • Buffering at the Funeral - Searching
  • The Opening Scene - Searching
  • The Death of X-Force - Deadpool 2
  • Credits scene - Deadpool 2
  • The Kessel Run - Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • Darth Maul - Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • The Train Heist - Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • The Shining Sequence - Ready Player One
  • Lara Can’t Believe This is Getting Worse - Tomb Raider
  • Spitting the Blood of Christ in an Evil Demon’s Face - The Nun
  • The Pool Scene - The Strangers: Prey at Night
  • The Five Boroughs of New York - Gotti
  • The Mystery Comes Together - Destroyer
  • Shopping for a Crib - Roma
  • The Beach Scene - Roma
  • The Fake-out Ending - Vice
  • The Sunset Dance Scene - Burning
  • Elizabeth Debicki Buys a Gun and Eats a Hot Dog - Widows
  • The Elasticycle Chase - Incredibles 2
  • Elastigirl vs. Screenslaver - Incredibles 2
  • Mr. Rogers’ Testimony - Won’t You Be My Neighbor
  • Daniel’s Prison Story – If Beale Street Could Talk
  • The Apartment Staging - If Beale Street Could Talk
  • The Pregnancy Reveal - If Beale Street Could Talk
  • The Blanket Scene – The Sisters Brothers
  • The Ending - First Reformed
  • Cosmic Planking - First Reformed
  • Cut from “Bitches need to get slapped sometimes” to Bing and his mom’s interview - Minding the Gap
  • The Live-Aid Concert - Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Vanellope Meets Disney Princesses - Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • Vanellope Sings Her Song - Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • That Triumphant Drone Shots After Alex’s Climb - Free Solo
  • Rain on the Roof Song - Paddington 2
  • Making Marmalade - Paddington 2
  • The Goddamn Hurricane is Shaped Like a Skull - The Hurricane Heist
  • The Endless Bloody Chase - Revenge
  • The War on Cybertron - Bumblebee
  • Reveal of another MEG - Meg
  • Atlanna’s One-Take Fight - Aquaman
  • Into the Trench - Aquaman
  • That Octopus Plays the Drums - Aquaman
  • Burning the Time Capsule - Eighth Grade
  • The Car Scene - Eighth Grade
  • Getting Lost at the Train Station - Mirai
  • “The Thing That’s Wrong With You Isn’t What’s Wrong With Me” - Leave No Trace
  • The Brother fucker scene - A Simple Favor
  • The Journey Through Hell - The House That Jack Built
  • End Credits Scene - Ant-Man and the Wasp
  • Burning the Swimsuit (If Someone Loves You) - Shoplifters
  • Opening Scene - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

 

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