Last Update 19:21
Friday, 15 November 2019

'Black Panther', 'A Star is Born' among AFI's top films of 2018

Reuters , Saturday 8 Dec 2018
Black Panther
File Photo: Cast member Chadwick Boseman poses at the premiere of "Black Panther" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 29, 2018. (Photo: Reuters)
Share/Bookmark
Views: 2143
Share/Bookmark
Views: 2143

Musical drama ‘A Star is Born,’ superhero movie ‘Black Panther’ and horror flick ‘A Quiet Place’ were named among the 10 best films of 2018 by the American Film Institute on Tuesday.

The top movies also included coming-of-age tale ‘Eighth Grade’ and family film ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ as well as historical dramas ‘BlacKkKlansman’, ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’, ‘The Favourite’, ‘Green Book’ and ‘First Reformed.’

The honours are among the first to be handed out during Hollywood's awards seasons, which continues with Golden Globe nominations on Thursday and the Academy Awards in February.

The institute also gave a special award to black-and-white family drama ‘Roma,’ which did not meet criteria for the top 10 list of American films.

‘Roma’ was shot in Mexico and the dialogue is in Spanish. The movie is being shown on Netflix and in a limited number of theatres around the world.

The AFI also named its top 10 TV series of the year; ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’, ‘Succession’, ‘Atlanta’, ‘Pose’, ‘The Americans’, ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’, ‘Barry’, ‘Better Call Saul’, ‘This is Us,’ and ‘The Kominsky Method.’

For more arts and culture news and updates, follow Ahram Online Arts and Culture on Twitter at @AhramOnlineArts and on Facebook at Ahram Online: Arts & Culture  

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.