Last month. Hell of a year.
Not the best in films, but certainly not the worst.
Our list of best films of 2018 coming soon.
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS – December 7
Mary Stuart’s attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
BEN IS BACK – December 7
A drug addicted teenage boy shows up unexpectedly at his family’s home on Christmas Eve. With all the hype around Beautiful Boy, don’t sleep on Ben is Back.
VOX LUX – December 7
An unusual set of circumstances brings unexpected success to a pop star.
THE MULE – December 14
A 90-year-old horticulturist and WWII veteran is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel.
CAPERNAUM – December 17
While serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime, a 12-year-old boy sues his parents for neglect. Winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes.
WELCOME TO MARWEN – December 21
A victim of a brutal attack finds a unique and beautiful therapeutic outlet to help him through his recovery process.
DESTROYER – December 25
A police detective reconnects with people from an undercover assignment in her distant past in order to make peace. Karyn Kusama has been an impressive director with The Invitation and Jennifer’s Body, worth taking a chance on.
VICE – December 25
VICE explores how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways still felt today.