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Black Panther was 2018's biggest money maker, and a critical favorite, too. (Courtesy Marvel)

2018: The year’s best movies

Looking forward to the bulk of awards season, here’s The Examiner’s annual…

 

Yalitza Aparicio plays a quietly dignified Mexican nanny at the center of the 1970s-set “Roma.” (Courtesy Netflix)

Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma’ graced by master’s touch

Alfonso Cuarón honors his childhood nanny in “Roma,” his 1970s-set memory drama.…

 

Francesco Falaschi’s “As Needed” (“Quanto Basta”) opens New Italian Cinema on Nov. 30; the three-day festival runs through the weekend at the Vogue. (Courtesy photo)

Films opening, film festivals Nov. 29-30, 2018

FILMS OPENING Becoming Astrid: The movie by Pernille Fischer Christensen tells the…

 

Piano virtuoso Seong-Jin Cho plays at Stanford on Sunday and in San Francisco on Monday. (Courtesy Harald Hoffman)
Piano virtuoso Seong-Jin Cho plays at Stanford on Sunday and in San Francisco on Monday. (Courtesy Harald Hoffman)