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Top 10 movies to watch in 2018

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Here are some movies to watch or look forward to this 2018 year!

  1. Annihilation

This movie is a sci-fi/horror movie that details a scientist venturing into a unknown environmental disaster to search for her missing husband. The movie already came out on February 23, and received a considerable amount of hype, which is quite understandable when you have Natalie Portman as the lead actress. This movie is recommended for those who want a thrilling movie and Natalie Portman lovers.

  1. The Incredibles 2

I think we have all waited FOREVER for this one, and now it’s finally almost here. Incredibles 2 is coming out June 15, and the majority of 20-year old college students and high schoolers are beyond excited. The things we know about the plot so far is that Mrs. Incredible is going to receive a lot of screen time as the hero, and Mr. Incredible faces his greatest challenge yet; raising his children.

  1. Solo: A Star Wars Story

There have been many thrilling movies surrounding the Star Wars universe, and now there is yet another movie coming out, called: Solo: A Star Wars Story. In this movie we get to learn even more about the Millenium Falcon pilot Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich), how he met his co-pilot Chewbacca, and the many challenges they faced before they met Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia. May 35 is the release date for the next Star Wars movie.

  1. Ready Player One

This is another sci-fi action movie directed by Steven Spielberg, and the film is based on the best selling novel Ready Player One. This thrilling movie is set in the year 2045, and the world is nothing like we know it. The earth is facing chaos and collapse, but the people have found salvation in the virtual world OASIS. The players have to find a great fortune hidden in this world, and when the game starts, reality sets in. Get ready to save the day on March 29.

  1. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

As we saw in the last Jurassic Park movie, the majority of the park got completely destroyed, and no one was going back any time soon. However, Owen Grady and Claire decide to return to the island and save the remaining dinosaurs from a volcano that is about to erupt. In this film, they encounter many new and terrifying dinosaurs and uncover a conspiracy that may be a threat to the entire world. Get ready for the next dinosaur-rich action movie come June 22.

  1. Tomb Raider

In this movie, we follow the character Lara Croft, who’s father vanished years earlier. When Croft tries to discover the reasons for her father’s disappearance, she takes a dangerous journey to his last destination. Croft has to utilize her sharp mind and strength to uncover the mystery as she ventures to a tomb on a faraway island. Tomb Raider is now playing in theaters.

  1. Pacific Rim: Uprising

Jake Pentecost was a once-promising Jaeger pilot, who’s legendary father saved the world from the terrifying Kaiju. Jake has since abandoned his training and has gotten caught up in a criminal underworld, but in this movie, the world meets an even worse threat. Jake is given a chance to save the world and make his father proud in Pacific Rim: Uprising. The second installment to the Pacific Rim series hits theaters March 23.

  1. Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again

We have all waited so long for this movie, the sequel to Mamma Mia. In Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, the main character Sophie learns even more about her mom’s past. Sophie is also pregnant in this movie and is seeking guidance from her mother as well. This wonderful movie with an amazing soundtrack and scenery is going to be in theaters July 20.

  1. Love, Simon.

Everyone hopes they will have a great love story in their life, but for Simon this is a bit of a struggle. He hasn’t told his friends or family that he is gay, and he has no idea who the anonymous classmate that he has fallen for online is. Wile he tries to solve these problems, we the audience get to see fear, sadness, and triumphant happiness. Love, Simon is currently playing in all theaters across the United States.

  1. A Quiet Place

This is not a movie for the easily-scared ones. A Quiet Place, directed by John Krasinski, [who also plays the lead role along with his real wife Emily Blunt(!)] is a horror movie and is said to be a thrilling and nerve-wracking film. The world they live in contains numerous creatures that can only locate their prey if they make a sound. In this film, we follow a family that lives amongst the monsters by refraining from noise and living completely silent. As you can expect, the family is seen in the trailer making an accidental sound, and thus A Quiet Place soon begins. See John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, and Jim Halpert in theaters on April 6, 2018.

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