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AFI Announces Top 10 Films and Top 10 TV Programs of 2018; ‘Roma’ Takes Special Award

We had a very busy day on the Awards Circuit yesterday, with the LAOFCS, AFCC, and DFC all announcing their winners and nominees. We also got the Annie Awards and AMPAS announcing news about the year in film. AMPAS gave us some insight into the Visual Effects race, narrowing our scope to 20 films. The Annie Awards gave further clarification on the Animated Feature race, as well as more insight into visual effects. It’s been a good start to the season, and today, we get the American Film Institute, or AFI, announcing their top 10 films and television programs of the year. Check out their list for the best of 2018 below!

2018 AFI in Film

  • “BlacKkKlansman”
  • Black Panther” 
  • “Eighth Grade” 
  • “If Beale Street Could Talk”
  • “The Favourite” 
  • “First Reformed
  • “Green Book” 
  • “Mary Poppins Returns” 
  • “A Quiet Place”
  • “A Star Is Born”

2018 AFI in Television

  • The Americans
  • “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” 
  • “Atlanta” 
  • “Barry” 
  • “Better Call Saul” 
  • “The Kominsky Method
  • “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” 
  • “Pose” 
  • “Succession” 
  • “This Is Us” 

2018 AFI Special Award


What do you think of the AFI Top 10 Film and Television lists? Which films were you disappointed to see miss out? Let us know in the comments below! 

The AFI Awards will be held on Jan. 4, 2019. 

Be sure to check out the Official Oscar Predictions Page to see where this year’s films and performances rank among the contenders!

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Written by Alan French

Alan French is a movie buff, a TV lover, and a sports fanatic. His favorite TV shows are 'Parks and Recreation,' 'Rick and Morty' and 'Game of Thrones.' He's also a Spielberg fanatic. You can find him on Twitter and Medium @TheAlanFrench.


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