It's a good time to be a fan of geeky movies. Sure, there are some awful films in 2018 -- especially geeky ones -- but there are also some that will be remembered as classics. Using Metacritic's scoring system, we've ranked the best geeky films of the year.
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Women plan a heist at the Met Gala in New York. "Ocean's 8 is in many ways a mirror image of its predecessor, but it's most delightful when it follows its own path toward girly transcendence," per Slate.
Watch Ocean's 8 on Amazon Prime Video now.
An infected father (Martin Freeman) must find protection for his infant daughter before he turns into a zombie. Cargo is "emotionally powerful," per the Los Angeles Times.
A paralyzed man (Logan Marshall Green) seeks revenge on those who attacked him and his wife. "Upgrade manages to entice and provoke, impress and terrify," per Movie Nation.
An aging director (John Huston) returns to Hollywood to make a comeback. The Other Side of the Wind is a "crazy, disheveled, often hilarious film, in which lightning flashes of wit and insight crackle periodically across a plane of tedium," according to the Guardian.
After their criminal husbands are killed, four women attempt a dangerous heist. Widows is "a film with a sledgehammer punch," per the Guardian.
Black Panther — starring Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan — is "easily one of the strongest debut solo adventures for a Marvel character, if not one of the strongest films in the 10 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe," according to CNET.
Watch Black Panther on Amazon Prime Video now.