Here are the Screenplays of the Best Films of 2018 (So far.)

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Eighth Grade (originally The Coolest Girl in the World) (2018)

Directed and Written by Bo Burnham

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.

Read Eighth Grade here

 

Hereditary (2018)

Directed and Written by Ari Aster

After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited.

Read Hereditary here

 

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Ready Player One (2018)

Directed by Steven Spielberg. Written by Ernest Cline and Zak Penn.

When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.

Read Ready Player One here

 

Game Night (2018)

Directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein. Written by Mark Perez.

Max and Annie’s weekly game night gets kicked up a notch when Max’s brother Brooks arranges a murder mystery party – complete with fake thugs and federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it’s all supposed to be part of the game. As the competitors set out to solve the case, they start to learn that neither the game nor Brooks are what they seem to be. The friends soon find themselves in over their heads as each twist leads to another unexpected turn over the course of one chaotic night.

Read Game Night here

 

Tully (2018)

Directed by Jason Reitman. Written by Diablo Cody

Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging nanny named Tully.

Read Tully here

 

Red Sparrow (2018)

Directed by Francis Lawrence. Written by Justin Haythe and Jason Matthews.

Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies as weapons. Dominika emerges as the most dangerous Sparrow after completing the sadistic training process. As she comes to terms with her new abilities, she meets a CIA agent who tries to convince her that he is the only person she can trust.

Read Red Sparrow here

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