2018 is not over yet but these movies have impacted our hearts so much we can’t help but make a list about the best movies we have gotten so far that everyone needs to watch at least once.
1. The Death of Stalin
Armando Iannucci’s satire outlines the days in 1953 when the Soviet Union lost its distrustful crazy pioneer of three decades and individuals from his internal circle contended, plotted, and killed many individuals in the process of choosing a successor. The joke is that the characters (played by Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey Tambor, and Simon Russell Beale) arrange torment and mass murder in the snobby, irritable accents of Cockney or American civil servants, creating a significant detachment between the laughable characters and the loathsomeness horrors they have the ability to dispense. On the off chance that there’s a subject of the movie, it’s the deforming impacts of fear on the human communications.
To disregard Garland’s trippy masterpiece as nonsense would mean dismissing the passion and emotion put into the movie by him and Natalie Portman. The title of the movie itself throws a severe fear over the film. The film withdraws altogether from VanderMeer’s astonishing book, yet it is tied in with something that can’t be expressed at the same time. As needed, Garland goes quiet for the film’s staggering finale, which is something resembling of 2001: A Space Odyssey and will leave you unable to breathe.
Director Ryan Coogler blew everyone away with Black Panther. He managed to give us one of the best representation of Black Culture during Black History Month. The movie not only hit the mark with the representation of black men and women in one of the most authentic portrayals but also provided us with one of the most iconic villains from the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Michael B Jordan’s Killmonger. Black Panther shows us afro-futurism at its best with its root in pop sci-fi and ancient folklore. It manages to be believable while being unreal. The plot is efficient and all the characters get proper development. Wakanda makes a place in your heart with its epic portrayal.
4. Won’t You Be My Neighbour?
Morgan Neville’s shockingly moving documentary takes a look at the career and legacy of Fred Rogers, the man behind Mr Roger’s Neighbourhood. It is unexpectedly moving and quite revealing of the kind of man Fred Rogers was, which surprisingly was not far from his portrayal on screen. It is a fantastical look at the world around you, from which you come out realizing and aware of the hate-filled world around you. The man and the show taught kids what no one else would have thought to teach, tackling ever serious subjects that other kids shows would never even dare. The movie takes all the elements that make good television and then went and did the opposite of it.
5. Isle of Dogs
Director Wes Anderson’s second stop-motion animated is gorgeous and heartwarming. It contains the distinct Wes Anderson elements like the symmetrical shots, pop out colours, offbeat dry humour and obviously the usual cast. The movie is set in a fictional Japan where the dogs have been sent off to a distant island because of a government conspiracy. It is beautifully crafted and unique even compared to the director’s previous. It is much darker than his earlier projects but manages to be enlightening at the same time. He is able to capture all the emotions even though his characters show barely any.