These characters, all introduced on the big screen for the first time this year, were instantly iconic.
After years of cinematic stoicism, a trio of tearjerkers caused this writer to start crying at the movies (and probably never stop).
With these actors on the horizon, the future looks very bright indeed.
This year's best tv characters were weird and funny and unexpected, and they tricked us into being moved in spite of ourselves.
Who is the greatest villain of 2018?
Tessa Thompson was everywhere this year and we couldn't be happier about it.
This year's films tackled reactions to injustice and moral failing.
Directing may be harder than it looks, but these multitaskers made it look easy.
It’s been a doozy of a year for dying. Here are the 18 fictional deaths we just can't shake.
This year's Hollywood tentpoles were more interested in filling in encyclopedic gaps than they were in telling their own stories.