Top 10 Films of 2018

2018 is officially over and what a year it has been. 2018 has been a bit disappointing movie wise because while I liked a lot of films, this year’s films ultimately didn’t stick with me as they have done before, there weren’t many films that I absolutely loved and remembered. And keep in mind that I still haven’t seen some of the newer released Oscar buzz films like If Beale Street Could Talk or Burning.

Honorable Mentions: Never Goin’ Back, Eighth Grade, Black Panther, The Hate U Give,  Mission Impossible: Fallout, Annihilation, and Bad Times at the El Royale.  These are all great films that I debated putting on this list, but didn’t make the cut.

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BlacKkKlansman (2018)

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BlacKkKlansman surrounds Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) as he becomes the first black cop in Colorado Springs. He starts investigating the KKK after seeing an ad in a newspaper. Though he talks to them on the phone, Flip (Adam Driver), is a white cop that meets in the KKK in person. Both cops, whose nationalities the KKK are vehemently against, must play the part of white supremacist to investigate deeper into what the KKK are capable of.

Spike Lee does a great job with this film, though you should have already got from the title, it’s very political. It not only captures the attitudes and political sphere of the 70s but it also reflects modern day. Specifically, it calls out the current President of the United States.

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