2018 in cinema: all our coverage

Browse our polls and round-ups of the year’s best new movies.

The best of the year

  • The 40 best films of 2018

    The 40 best films of 2018

    Our movie of the year is in black and white and went (almost) straight to a certain global web-streaming service.
    Tuesday 11 December 2018

  • The best films of 2018 – the full poll

    The best films of 2018 – the full poll

    Browse the votes and comments from 164 international critics and curators in our interactive database.

  • The best Blu-rays (and DVDs) of 2018

    The best Blu-rays (and DVDs) of 2018

    2018’s home cinema packages reached Olympian heights of splendour and sumptuousness. We asked 37 critics and DVD curators to pick their highlights.
    Tuesday 1 January 2019

  • The best video essays of 2018

    The best video essays of 2018

    Straight from the firehose: 200 or so of 2018’s most outstanding videographic criticism, as chosen by 47 top practitioners, curators and scholars. Introduced by Irina Trocan and David Verdeure.
    Sunday 20 January 2019

  • The departed: the filmmakers we lost in 2018

    The departed: the filmmakers we lost in 2018

    Our roll call of film figures who passed away in 2018, compiled by Bob Mastrangelo, with links to individual obituaries.
    Thursday 24 January 2019

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