The Best Movie Moments of 2018, Part 2

On the January 10, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to try to finalize their top 50 movie moments of 2018.


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This is the second episode of a podcast that started last week. Here is the list of movies we eventually decide upon.


  1. The Cheddar Goblin/The Bathroom Breakdown - Mandy
  2. Cassius Discovers Steve Lift’s True Plan - Sorry to Bother You
  3. “Oh no…he died!” - Game Night
  4. The Bathroom Fight - Mission: Impossible — Fallout
  5. The Bear/Boar Monster - Annihilation
  6. Thanos Snaps His Fingers - Avengers: Infinity War
  7. Collin’s Final Rap - Blindspotting
  8. The Final Five Minutes - BlacKkKlansman
  9. The First “Shallow” Performance — A Star is Born
  10. The Death of X-Force - Deadpool 2
  11. Judy Greer’s “Gotcha” Moment - Halloween
  12. The Helicopter Chase - Mission: Impossible — Fallout
  13. Miles Takes a Leap of Faith - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  14. Daniel’s Prison Story – If Beale Street Could Talk
  15. The Beach Scene - Roma
  16. Charlie Loses Her Head - Hereditary
  17. The Car Scene - Eighth Grade
  18. The Dance Scene - The Favourite
  19. Erik Killmonger’s Final Words - Black Panther
  20. The Mahjong Game - Crazy Rich Asians
  21. Mr. Rogers’ Testimony - Won’t You Be My Neighbor
  22. Neil Armstrong Lands on the Moon, in IMAX - First Man
  23. Star-Lord Meets The Avengers - Avengers: Infinity War
  24. The Death of Surly Joe - The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
  25. The Opening Scene - Searching
  26. Eddie Brock Gets in the Lobster Tank - Venom
  27. Elizabeth Debicki Buys a Gun and Eats a Hot Dog - Widows
  28. The Kitchen Fight - Upgrade
  29. Josie Turns into a Flower - Annihilation
  30. The Fake-out Ending - Vice
  31. The Ending - First Reformed
  32. The Brother fucker scene - A Simple Favor
  33. Atlanna’s One-Take Fight - Aquaman
  34. Jack Hock’s Final Request - Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  35. Burning the Swimsuit (If Someone Loves You) - Shoplifters
  36. The Stan Lee Cameo - Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse
  37. Susie Dances and a Woman Dies - Suspiria
  38. The Pregnancy Reveal - If Beale Street Could Talk
  39. Vanellope Meets Disney Princesses - Ralph Breaks the Internet
  40. The Apartment Fight - The Night Comes For Us
  41. Rain on the Roof Song - Paddington 2
  42. The HALO Jump - Mission: Impossible — Fallout
  43. Showdown in the Lighthouse - Annihilation
  44. “Bitches need to get slapped sometimes” - Minding the Gap
  45. The War on Cybertron - Bumblebee
  46. The Birth Sequence - A Quiet Place
  47. The Live-Aid Concert - Bohemian Rhapsody
  48. The Sunset Dance Scene - Burning
  49. The Underwater Suicide Attempt - You Were Never Really Here
  50. Shopping for a Crib - Roma

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