Ben Pearson’s Top 10 Movies of 2018 So Far

Top 10 Movies of 2018 So Far

We’ve crossed the halfway mark of 2018, so each day this week, a different member of Team /Film will be counting down his or her favorite films of the year so far. Some of these movies have only played at festivals, but as long as they have release dates slated for sometime this year, they’re fair game for our lists. Find out how two horror movies, two superhero films, a few wildly inventive indies, and more stack up in my ranking below. Read More »

Nancy Drew movie

Our favorite teen girl detective is coming to the big screen again. Production has started on Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase, and with that comes our exciting first look at It breakout star Sophia Lillis‘s debut as the feminist mystery-solving icon. Will she be rocking the headband? Will she explain why someone from this generation is still named “Nancy”? Read on to find out!

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the old man and the gun trailer

What better way for Robert Redford to go out from the movie business than with a ’70s fedora on his head, his guns blazing? After a long and storied career as one of the most iconic actors in Hollywood, Redford is retiring. And his last movie, The Old Man and the Gun, feels like a fitting swan song.

Redford stars as the true-life elderly career criminal and prison escape artist Forrest Tucker, who conducts a string of bank robberies well into his 70s. As he continues his stint as a gentleman robber, he meets and falls in love with Jewel (Sissy Spacek) and is hunted by Casey Affleck‘s Detective John Hunt.

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christopher nolan memento video

Memento wasn’t Christopher Nolan‘s first film, but it was the film that put him on the map. In a vintage interview, Nolan breaks out the chalkboard to break down the complex narrative structure of Memento.

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Bad Times at The El Royale first look

We’re only a few months away from seeing a new Drew Goddard movie, and the film’s first official image has arrived. A batch of Bad Times at The El Royale first look photos are here, and one features star Chris Hemsworth showing off his ripped abs as he stands in the rain.

What’s that? You’re not even reading these words right now because you’re already looking at that photo below? Yeah, I’d probably do the same thing if I were you. Read More »

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The ABC Murders

Kenneth Branagh played detective Hercule Poirot in last year’s Murder on the Orient Express and will soon be reprising the role in a sequel, but Branagh isn’t the only actor set to wear the character’s ludicrously large mustache. A new report says that John Malkovich will play the part in a new television adaptation of writer Agatha Christie‘s murder mystery novel The ABC Murders – and a Harry Potter star is set to join him.
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a simple favor trailer

Paul Feig is making the pivot from broad comedies to steamy thrillers with A Simple Favor, the latest Gone Girl-lite mystery adaptation making its way from the bookshelf to the big screen. Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively star in the latest trailer, which teases us with the strange relationship between Kendrick’s mommy blogger and Lively’s mysterious glamazon.

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the staircase trailer

It feels appropriate that the grandfather of true-crime series will be making its way to Netflix. The hub of acclaimed true-crime docuseries like Making a Murderer and Wild, Wild Country, the streaming service is now relaunching the classic true crime TV series The Staircase with all-new episodes.

The Staircase trailer combines the thrilling episodes that first aired on Canal+ and Sundance TV in 2004 with the brand-new episodes following a new trial granted to mystery novelist Michael Peterson, who was convicted of murdering his second wife, Kathleen Peterson, in 2003.

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Searching international trailer

Sony has released new international trailer for Searching, one of the year’s most innovative thrillers and easily one of the best films of 2018 so far. The movie unfolds entirely across computer and cell phone screens, but don’t be turned off if you saw 2014’s Unfriended and weren’t impressed – Searching takes the form to a whole new level and delivers a mysterious, compelling story that hooks you from the opening seconds and doesn’t let go.
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NBC Fall 2018 trailers

Summer hasn’t even officially started yet, but let’s look ahead to the fall. Specifically, the 2018-2019 fall TV season on NBC. The network has released some of its fall 2018 TV trailers, including Manifest, New Amsterdam, and I Feel Bad, as well as official descriptions for other upcoming shows like The Inbetween, The Enemy Within, The Village and Abby’s.

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