2018

matt lynch matt lynch’s year in review

matt’s highest rated films

  • Suspiria

    ★★★★★

  • Phantom Thread

    ★★★★½

  • Birth

    ★★★★½

  • Anne of the Indies

    ★★★★½

  • Support the Girls

    ★★★★½

  • The Great Silence

    ★★★★½

  • True Grit

    ★★★★

  • The House That Jack Built

    ★★★★

  • Widows

    ★★★★

  • Deadbeat at Dawn

    ★★★★

  • A Star Is Born

    ★★★★

  • Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore

    ★★★★

  • The Night Comes for Us

    ★★★★

  • The Standoff at Sparrow Creek

    ★★★★

  • Holiday

    ★★★★

  • In Fabric

    ★★★★

Films by week

Jan Dec
  • 259 Films watched
  • 21.6 Average per month
  • 5 Average per week

Milestones

First Film

Emmanuelle and the Deadly Black Cobra

Jan 7

Most Watched

Suspiria

twice

Last Film

Phantom Thread

Dec 31

Genres, Countries & Languages

Drama
119 films
Thriller
92 films
Action
87 films
Crime
59 films
Comedy
51 films
Horror
46 films
Sci Fi
39 films
Adventure
33 films
Mystery
32 films
Romance
20 films
USA
192 films
UK
39 films
France
24 films
China
11 films
Canada
11 films
Germany
9 films
Italy
6 films
Sweden
6 films
Japan
6 films
Belgium
5 films
English
234 films
French
30 films
German
17 films
Spanish
17 films
Japanese
10 films
Chinese
9 films
Italian
8 films
Russian
8 films
Korean
4 films
Arabic
4 films

Breakdown

2018 Releases Older

Watches Re-watches

Reviewed Not Reviewed

★★★★★

Ratings spread

Stars

Directors

Crew

matt’s most liked review

Climax

★★

An Open Letter to Gaspar Noé:

Dear Gaspar Noé,

How are you? I am fine.

I think you should just make porn. It seems like you want to make porn but feel the need to couch your desire to appear transgressive in something considered more respectable. Just make the porn…

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matt’s most liked list

10 great 2018 movies I didn't much care for.

You get the idea. No particular order. Comments will be addressed with sarcasm, name-calling, and argumentative gibberish.

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Highs and Lows

Highest Average

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Average weighted rating:

4.5

Lowest Average

Slender Man
Average weighted rating:

1.2

Most Popular

Avengers: Infinity War
Average weighted rating:

4.0

Most Obscure

Gone Crazy

Films watched in 2018

  • Phantom Thread
  • Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
  • Mary Poppins Returns
  • Angel Town
  • Blast
  • Bird Box
  • Mary Poppins
  • Aquaman
  • Bumblebee
  • Cottonpickin' Chickenpickers
  • A Simple Favor
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • The Mule
  • Blindspotting
  • The Childhood of a Leader
  • True Grit
  • The Green Fog
  • The Rider
  • Three Identical Strangers
  • Her Smell
  • Vox Lux
  • The Sisters Brothers
  • Cold War
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Vice
  • Green Book
  • Ben Is Back
  • In Dreams
  • Free Solo
  • Interview with the Vampire
  • Beautiful Boy
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • The House That Jack Built
  • Birth
  • The Old Man & the Gun
  • Creed II
  • The Gilligan Manifesto
  • Gotti
  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
  • Suspiria
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • Spring Night, Summer Night
  • The Spy Who Dumped Me
  • Outlaw King
  • Filmworker
  • The Favourite
  • Widows
  • Roma
  • The Girl in the Spider's Web
  • The Other Side of the Wind
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Non-Fiction
  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Transit
  • Hunter Killer
  • Def by Temptation
  • Deadbeat at Dawn
  • Man's Best Friend
  • Galveston
  • Gone Crazy
  • Fishy Stones
  • Umbango
  • Illang: The Wolf Brigade
  • Pet Sematary II
  • Slender Man
  • Absentia
  • BuyBust
  • Whitney
  • First Man
  • 22 July
  • Pet Sematary
  • Venom
  • Hotel Artemis
  • A Star Is Born
  • Private Life
  • Bad Times at the El Royale
  • Lords of Chaos
  • Ban Geum-ryun
  • Strike, Dear Mistress, and Cure His Heart
  • Under the Silver Lake
  • The Boat
  • After the Screaming Stops
  • Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore
  • Destroyer
  • The Perfection
  • Border
  • The Blood of Wolves
  • The Bouncer
  • Mid90s
  • Dial Code Santa Claus
  • Quit Your Life
  • May the Devil Take You
  • The Night Comes for Us
  • Suspiria
  • Chained for Life
  • Blood Lake
  • Shadow
  • The Standoff at Sparrow Creek
  • Between Worlds
  • Overlord
  • The World Is Yours
  • Hold the Dark
  • Holiday
  • Level 16
  • You Might Be the Killer
  • Sudden Fury
  • One Cut of the Dead
  • Cam
  • Apostle
  • Donnybrook
  • Tumbbad
  • In Fabric
  • The Wind
  • Halloween
  • John Travolto: The Face with Two Left Feet
  • Climax
  • White Fire
  • The Predator
  • Final Score
  • Destination Wedding
  • Peppermint
  • The Flame and the Arrow
  • Shoplifters
  • Piercing
  • Burning
  • Maya
  • Shot
  • Won't You Be My Neighbor?
  • Knife+Heart
  • The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
  • Inside Man
  • Action Point
  • Mile 22
  • The Guilty
  • Mandy
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • The Fugitive
  • The Meg
  • The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
  • Shanty Tramp
  • Hot Thrills and Warm Chills
  • The Nest of the Cuckoo Birds
  • Mission: Impossible - Fallout
  • Devil in a Blue Dress
  • Personal Problems
  • Windrider
  • Anne of the Indies
  • Amiko
  • Sorry to Bother You
  • The Dark Knight
  • Tully
  • The Equalizer 2
  • The Hand that Rocks the Cradle
  • Operation Red Sea
  • Skyscraper
  • Blockers
  • Godmonster of Indian Flats
  • Deep Impact
  • The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter
  • Beirut
  • Junior
  • Sicario: Day of the Soldado
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp
  • Superman III
  • Rampage
  • Ghostland
  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
  • Bisbee '17
  • Shocking Dark
  • Paddington 2
  • Support the Girls
  • SuperFly
  • Acrimony
  • Hereditary
  • Ricochet
  • Early Man
  • Incredibles 2
  • Ocean's Eight
  • Incoming
  • Upgrade
  • Any Which Way You Can
  • The Debt Collector
  • Every Which Way But Loose
  • Lake of Dracula
  • Voyage of Time: Life's Journey
  • Gringo
  • The Strangers: Prey at Night
  • The Road Movie
  • Future World
  • First Reformed
  • Fahrenheit 451
  • American Animals
  • Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary
  • Blue My Mind
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • Dog Day
  • A Pistol for Ringo
  • Deadpool 2
  • The Great Silence
  • Weird Science
  • Anon
  • Game Night
  • The 15:17 to Paris
  • Avengers: Infinity War

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Highly rated films matt missed

  • Taylor Swift: Reputation Stadium Tour
  • Hannah Gadsby: Nanette
  • Dominion
  • Minding the Gap
  • John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City
  • Burn the Stage: The Movie
  • Springsteen On Broadway
  • An Elephant Sitting Still

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