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(Does Borders still exist?)
2018: 25 Performances

There are still some ostensibly key things I haven't seen yet, so I'm holding off on a year-end films list, but here's this for now; subject to revision, but really solid as is.

01. Ethan Hawke, First Reformed
02. Jeffrey Wright, Hold the Dark
03. Mary Kay Place, Diane
04. Zhao Tao, Ash Is Purest White
05. Regina Hall, Support the Girls
06. Toni Collette, Hereditary
07. Michael Jq Huang, Father to Son
08. Steven Yeun, Burning
09. Jeon Jong-seo, Burning
10. Madeline Brewer, Cam
11. John Cho, Searching
12. Joaquin Phoenix, You Were Never Really Here
13. Koji Yakusho, The Third Murder
14. Topher Grace, BlackKklansman
15. Hugh Grant, Paddington 2
16. Steve Buscemi, The Death of Stalin
17. Cedric Kyles, First Reformed
18. Amanda Seyfried, First Reformed
19. Martin Freeman, Cargo
20. Kim Min-hee, Grass
21. Esom, Microhabitat
22. Jang Jieun, The Darling
23. Jay Pharoah, Unsane
24. Claire Foy, Unsane
25. Josh Hartnett, Oh Lucy!




This is eerily ominous –– and in itself just plain awful news.


At long last...

The real Wellesian event of the year is on Criterion, not Netflix.

(Now, please – if anyone reading this has any sway – put out beautiful Blu-rays of Beau Travail and The House of Mirth!)