Often divertingly colorful and busy to a fault, Aquaman seems to dare us to mock the world of comics’ most risible superhero.
For all of its slavish devotion to Mary Poppins, the sequel doesn’t even seem to recognize its greatest attribute: its star.
This year, films were emboldened to be themselves and to follow their creators’ obsessions into increasingly wild-and-wooly places.
This list recognizes games many of us love, but it devotes as much space to ones a few of us are passionate about.
Almost all of these shows—even the most joyfully escapist among them—seemed preoccupied in 2018 with the forces which make us who we are.