Favorites of 2018


Films Released and Seen in 2018

Source: en.wikipedia.org

Favorite Drama Green Book

Favorite Musical or ComedyMary Poppins Returns

Source: ew.com

Favorite AnimatedIsle of Dogs

  • A Star is Born
  • Hearts Beat Loud
  • Black Panther
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Roma
  • First Man
  • Incredibles 2
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • Inventing Tomorrow – documentary
  • Won’t You Be My Neighbor? – documentary
  • Fahrenheit 11/9 – documentary

Source: amazon.com

Classic Films First Seen in 2018

  1. The Big Heat (1953)
  2. Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)
  3. Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
  4. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  5. Born Yesterday (1950)
  6. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
  7. Kansas City Confidential (1952)
  8. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
  9. His Girl Friday (1940)
  10. M (1931)
  11. Passage to Marseille (1944)
  12. Something of Value (1957)
  13. The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
  14. The Odd Couple (1968)

Source: en.wikipedia.org

Recent Films First Seen in 2018

  1. Milk (2008)
  2. Martian Child (2007)
  3. Children of Men (2006)
  4. Definitely, Maybe (2008)
  5. Nowhere Boy (2009)
  6. I, Tonya (2017)
  7. The Pianist (2002)
  8. Unbroken (2014)
  9. Coco (2017)
  10. No Reservations (2007)
  11. Wonder Woman (2017)
  12. Larry Crown (2011)
  13. Frankenweenie (2012)
  14. The Leisure Seeker (2017)
  15. In Search of Fellini (2017)
  16. Defiance (2008)
  17. 9 (2009)
  18. The Founder (2016)
  19. The Post (2017)
  20. The Florida Project (2017)
  21. The Big Lebowski (1998)
  22. Downsizing (2017)
  23. Fury (2014)

TV Drama

  1. The Crown (Netflix)

Source: amazon.com

TV Comedy

  1. Superstore (NBC)
  2. AP Bio (NBC)
  3. The Goldbergs (ABC)
  4. The Kids Are Alright (ABC)

Previous TV Shows Not Seen Before

1. Mad Men (AMC)

Books Published in 2018 (fiction)

  1. A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo
  2. American Exodus

Source: goodreads.com

Books Published in 2018 (non-fiction)

  1. Educated: A Memoir
  2. Don’t Make Me Pull Over

Previously Published Books First Read in 2018 (fiction)

  1. All the Names (2001)
  2. Artemis (2017)
  3. Another Roadside Attraction (1990)
  4. The Power (2017)
  5. Exodus (2013)
  6. The Alchemist (1993)
  7. The Elephant’s Journey (2010)
  8. Blindness (1995)

Previously Published Books First Read in 2018 (non-fiction)

  1. Without You There is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea’s Elite (2014)
  2. Just Mercy (2014)
  3. Tibetan Peach Pie (2014)
  4. Fourteen (2015)
  5. The Penguin Lessons (2015)
  6. Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea (2010)
  7. Atlas Obscura (2016)
  8. Petty: The Biography (2015)
  9. Mediterranean Crossroads (2011)
  10. This Gulf of Fire (2015)
  11. Raven Rock (2017)
  12. West with the Night (1983)
  13. Dark Age Ahead (2005)

Source: amazon.com

New Album Released in 2018

  1. AAARTH – The Joy Formidable
  2. Art of Doubt – Metric
  3. Hearts Beat Loud soundtrack
  4. A Star Is Born soundtrack

Song/Track Released in 2018

  1. “The Better Me” acoustic version – The Joy Formidable
  2. “Keep a Little Soul” – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  3. “Hearts Beat Loud” – soundtrack of the same title
  4. “Shallow” – A Star is Born soundtrack
  5. “Now or Never Now” – Metric
  6. “Holding Out” – Metric
  7. “Underline the Black” – Metric
  8. “The Better Me” album version – The Joy Formidable
  9. “Dressed to Suppress” – Metric
  10. “Absence” – The Joy Formidable
  11. “All in All” – The Joy Formidable
  12. “What For” – The Joy Formidable
  13. “Four Out of Five” – Arctic Monkeys
  14. “Gold Rush” – Death Cab for Cutie
  15. “You Can’t Give Me” – The Joy Formidable
  16. “Dark Saturday” – Metric
  17. “The Wrong Side” – The Joy Formidable
  18. “Hedonism” – The Little Graves

Best Musicians Discovered in 2018

  1. Sparklehorse
  2. Joywave
  3. July Talk
  4. The Little Graves

Best Cover Song Discovered in 2018

1. “Gold Day” by The Joy Formidable

2. “Wish You We’re Here” by Sparklehorse and Radiohead

3. “Galveston” by Sparklehorse

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