The Top 10 Movies Of 2018, According To The /Film Writing Staff

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On the January 3, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by the /Film writing staff, including senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista, to count down their top 10 movies of 2018.

 

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Opening Banter: What did you guys think of this year in movies?

 

#10

  • Chris: is Ben’s #8 (make Blindspotting joke)
  • HT: Minding the Gap
  • Ben: A Quiet Place

 

#9

  • Chris: is Ben’s #6 (make Hereditary joke)
  • HT: is Ben’s #8 (make Blindspotting joke)
  • Ben: is Chris’ #1 (make First Reformed joke)

 

#8

  • HT: Burning
  • Chris: is HT’s #3 (make The Favourite joke)
  • Ben: Blindspotting
    • (HT’s #9)
    • (Chris’ #10)

 

#7

  • Chris: Destroyer
  • HT: is Ben’s #2 (make Spider-verse joke)
  • Ben: Sorry to Bother You

 

#6

  • Chris: Mandy
  • HT: Eighth Grade
  • Ben: Hereditary
    • (Chris’ #9)

 

#5

  • Chris: is Ben’s #1 (make Annihilation joke)
  • Ben: Mission: Impossible – Fallout
  • HT: is Chris’ #2 (make Roma joke)

 

#4

  • Ben: Searching
  • Chris: is Ben’s #3 (make Beale Street joke)
  • HT: Paddington 2

 

#3

  • Ben: If Beale Street Could Talk
    • (Chris’ #4)
  • Chris: is HT’s #2 (make You Were Never Really Here joke)
  • HT: The Favourite
    • (Chris’ #8)

 

#2

  • Chris: Roma
    • (HT’s #5)
  • Ben: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
    • (HT’s #7)
  • HT: You Were Never Really Here
    • (Chris’ #3)

 

#1

  • Chris: First Reformed
    • (Ben’s #9)
  • HT: Shoplifters
  • Ben: Annihilation
    • (Chris’s #5)

 

Caveats: Are there any films you’ve yet to see that you think could be contenders?

 

Honorable Mentions

 

The lists presented separately:

 

Ben Pearson's Top 10 Movies of 2018

 

  1. A Quiet Place
  2. First Reformed
  3. Blindspotting
  4. Sorry to Bother You
  5. Hereditary
  6. Mission: Impossible – Fallout
  7. Searching
  8. If Beale Street Could Talk
  9. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  10. Annihilation

 

Hoai-Tran Bui’s Top 10 Movies of 2018

 

  1. Minding the Gap
  2. Blindspotting
  3. Burning
  4. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  5. Eighth Grade
  6. Roma
  7. Paddington 2
  8. The Favourite
  9. You Were Never Really Here
  10. Shoplifters

 

Chris Evangelista’s Top 10 Movies of 2018

 

  1. Blindspotting
  2. Hereditary
  3. The Favourite
  4. Destroyer
  5. Mandy
  6. Annihilation
  7. If Beale Street Could Talk
  8. You Were Never Really Here  
  9. Roma
  10. First Reformed

 

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