Hands Down, These Are the Best Movies of 2018 (in Our Opinion)

Movies can transport us into a hopeful world, away from the mundane day-to-day or discouraging news of political scandals (2018 has certainly delivered in these departments). But we can always count on cinema for a much-needed dose of compassion, laughter, and emotional catharsis. So while 2018 may have been rocky, a new child actor gave a breathtaking performance, an star directed his first major movie, and a foreign film invited us into the life of a woman trying to evolve in a religious home. If you’re in the mood for a cinematic awakening, we’ve curated a roundup of 2018’s best movies (and the critics and the public firmly agree with us on these).