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Pod 81: THE BEST FILMS OF 2018

Read the “Friends of Spooool” picks for the year’s best films

 

It’s that time of the year where we sit down and argue about what the best films of the year were, while discretely taking notes about all the new things to add to our watch-list over Christmas.

This year there’s three films that crossed over and featured on both of our lists – A Star is Born, Phantom Thread and Rosie. 

Nigel’s Top 10

Nearly made-its…: Tully, Hereditary, The Shape of Water, The Old Man & The Gun, Lucky, BlacKkKlansman, BPM, Sorry to Bother You, JourneyMan, Black Panther, Lady Bird

 

 

10. Phantom Thread
9. Mission Impossible: Fallout
8. A Fantastic Woman
7. First Reformed
6. Creed II
5. A Star is Born
4. Widows
3. Leave no Trace
2. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
1. Rosie

 

 

 

Páraic’s Top 10

10. Hereditary
9. Kissing Candice
8. Shirkers
7. A Star is Born
6. Nico, 1988
5. Phantom Thread
4. The Shape of Water
3. Rosie
2. American Animals
1. Journeyman

We’ll be sharing some of the friends of Spooool lists tomorrow. Send yours in now – contact [at] spooool.ie , or @spool on Twitter. Woop!

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Nigel

Nigel loves stupid films almost as much as he likes clever films. He'll watch anything but is usually drawn to documentaries, North American independent films, Irish cinema and gung-ho, balls-to-the-walls Hollywood blockbusters. Here's what he's been watching.