50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2018

From a solo Black Panther to a young Han Solo, Spielberg going retro to Barry Jenkins doing James Baldwin – the films we can't wait to see this year

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'Filmworker' (Spring 2018)
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'Filmworker' (Spring 2018)

You may not know the name Leon Vitali. You probably know who Stanley Kubrick is, however, who gave the young, aspiring actor a key role in Barry Lyndon. Later, the director hired him as a sort of his-guy-Friday during the production of The Shining – a function that Vitali continued to perform for his boss regarding his professional obligations and personal obsessions until Kubrick's death in 1999. Tony Zierra's docu-portrait is said to be a must-see for those who love arcane Kubrickiana and stories of the private filmmaker's creative process. But it also sounds like an intriguing character study of a man who can arguably claim to be the auteur's single biggest fan of them all. DF

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