Barack Obama reveals his favourite films of 2018 2 years ago

Barack Obama reveals his favourite films of 2018

Being President of the United States is a pretty time-consuming job

Ok, maybe not for Donald Trump, who manages to squeeze in about 10 hours of Fox News a day.

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But now that Barack Obama is no longer leader of the free world, he probably has a lot of time on his hands.

And it would appear that he has been putting it to good use, reading and catching a lot of movies.

In what has now become a yearly tradition, Obama has shared his favourite books, films, and songs of the year.

On the movie side of things, the highest profile entry is Black Panther, but he has also picked some other great entries including Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman, Armando Iannucci's The Death of Stalin, and Netflix sci-fi Annihilation.

His full list of movies reads:

Annihilation
Black Panther
BlacKkKlansman
Blindspotting
Burning
The Death of Stalin
Eighth Grade
If Beale Street Could Talk
Leave No Trace
Minding the Gap
The Rider
Roma
Shoplifters
Support the Girls
Won’t You Be My Neighbor

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His top book of 2018? Michelle Obama's Becoming, unsurprisingly ("obviously my favorite!" he adds)

Here are his picks in full:

As 2018 draws to a close, I’m continuing a favorite tradition of mine and sharing my year-end lists. It gives me a...

Posted by Barack Obama on Friday, December 28, 2018

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