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Fraley Film Guide 2018

This image released by Disney shows Michael B. Jordan, left, and Chadwick Boseman in a scene from Marvel Studios' "Black Panther." (Marvel Studios-Disney via AP)

2018 MOVIE GUIDE

 

4 STARS

“The Post” – Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks publish the Pentagon Papers in Spielberg drama

 

3 1/2 STARS

“I, Tonya” – Margot Robbie transforms into Tonya Harding; Allison Janney is hilarious as mom

“Black Panther” — Chadwick Boseman & Michael B. Jordan shine in Coogler’s cultural moment

“A Quiet Place” – John Krasinski directs an instant horror classic with a silent monster movie

 

3 STARS

“Isle of Dogs” – Wes Anderson returns to stop-motion animation after “Fantastic Mr. Fox”

“Hostiles” – Christian Bale & Rosamund Pike shine in violent western with runs too long

“Thoroughbreds” – Olivia Cooke & Anya Taylor-Joy play disillusioned teens plotting murder

“Ready Player One” – Steven Spielberg is magically meta in virtual reality action fantasy

 

2 1/2 STARS

“Phantom Thread” – Paul Thomas Anderson’s script unravels in Daniel Day-Lewis’ final role

“Annihilation” – Natalie Portman stars in the latest sci-fi flick by the director of “Ex Machina”

“Tomb Raider” – Alicia Vikander shines as Lara Croft as script recycles “The Last Crusade”

“A Wrinkle in Time” – Ava DuVernay adapts children’s novel into magical, confusing flick

 

2 STARS

“Red Sparrow” – Jennifer Lawrence stars in oversexed spy thriller with very graphic scenes

 

1 1/2 STARS

“Fifty Shades Freed” – Anna & Christian reach disappointing climax in trilogy’s final chapter

 

Review from Past Years:

2017 MOVIE GUIDE

2016 MOVIE GUIDE

2015 MOVIE GUIDE

2014 MOVIE GUIDE

2013 MOVIE GUIDE

2012 MOVIE GUIDE

2011 MOVIE GUIDE

 


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