At the conclusion of every year, we hit rewind and look back at the best movies, TV shows, performances, moments, and much more in a series of essays and lists published in late December. This is the archive for the 2018 Rewind.
Here are some highlights:
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).
By Farah Cheded
With these actors on the horizon, the future looks very bright indeed.
By Liz Baessler
This year’s best tv characters were weird and funny and unexpected, and they tricked us into being moved in spite of ourselves.
Tessa Thompson was everywhere this year and we couldn’t be happier about it.
By Abby Olcese
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.
By Meg Shields
It’s been a doozy of a year for dying. Here are the 18 fictional deaths we just can’t shake.