The Best of 2017
Dunkirk? Get Out? Lady Bird? Find out which films cracked our top 10 lists.
Paul Thomas Anderson's latest shares some twisted insights about love while snagging one more great performance from Daniel Day-Lewis.
Only Guillermo del Toro could make a romance with a Fish Monster Creature work.
It'd be hard to screw up Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and an urgent tale from America's recent past. Steven Spielberg doesn't.
It's not perfect, but The Last Jedi sure does have its moments.
James Franco has created a brilliant labor of love, one relatable to moviegoers who've never even heard of The Room.
Greta Gerwig shows her great instincts in a highly personal directorial debut.
Anger and kindness course through the latest from Martin McDonagh.
Brooklynn Prince may have delivered the finest child actor performance of all time.
The latest chapter of Thor's story feels like three different movies in one, but Chris Hemsworth's comedic timing and Taika Waititi's quirkiness fill any cracks in the Marvel foundation.
Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos makes some of the most provocative and odd films around; his latest is no exception.
Blade Runner 2049 builds upon its predecessor like few sequels ever have.
Steven Soderbergh's return to feature filmmaking apes his own Ocean's Eleven in more ways than one, with very enjoyable results.
This documentary about the Ferguson protests paints an uncomfortable but necessary portrait of what drives police response to peaceful gatherings.
Though it can't stick the landing, the first two hours of Kathryn Bigelow's story of racially motivated police brutality are tense, horrifying, and brilliant.
Despite more great work from Andy Serkis, whatever ape-related deal Matt Reeves made with the devil has run out.
It's a return to form for Christopher Nolan in the survival war thriller Dunkirk.
Yes, the comic book movie can still feel fresh in the year 2017.
"I wish that Spider-Man movie had a lot less Iron Man" is a real thing that I am saying and meaning.
Edgar Wright's latest is as stylish and fun as ever, but has the writer-director gotten too cool for his own good?
The Judd Apatow machine chugs along, thanks to Kumail Nanjiani's touching look at the dawn of a unique relationship.
The latest entry in the Alien franchise is a busy mess that amplifies the needlessly complicated Prometheus origin story.
Though this sequel doesn't have the joyous novelty of its predecessor, James Gunn ultimately puts together another enjoyable romp.
With Charlie Hunnam as his muse, James Gray mulls over the motivations behind an ill-fated explorer of the early 20th century.
Though at times this latest entry is both fast and furious, it seems to have lost the magic that made Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, and the family shine so bright.
A charming enough remake of an animated classic just throws the original in to starker relief as one of the genre's greatest films.
Though not as surprisingly adorable as The Lego Movie, this Will Arnett-led follow-up still manages to be pretty darn heartfelt and fun.
The follow-up to John Wick represents quite the challenge for Keanu Reeves and company.
A 10-year odyssey from director Raoul Peck has brought us a brilliant and necessary documentary that revisits the work of James Baldwin.
Though the hype surrounding Hugh Jackman's swan song as Wolverine is deafening, it's no more than another relatively entertaining comic book romp.
This Oscar-nominated, stop-motion animated gem packs more emotion into 70 minutes than most movies can dream of.
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Both miraculous and universal, there is a reason Casablanca is so beloved.
One of John Ford's masterpieces remains compelling because of the subtle messages buried within.
The power of Steven Spielberg's masterpiece feels more urgent than ever.
Why The General, of all of Buster Keaton's films, after all of these years?
Subsersive, and yet still light as air, this is the perfect vehicle for understanding Marilyn Monroe's greatness.
Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver smacks of modernism decades after it was released.
Stanley Kubrick's tale tackles nothing smaller than the universe and our place in it.
Subversion, sarcasm and a celebration of Hollywood's Golden Age are all rolled in to one.
Charlie Chaplin's natural talent and irrepressible drive translate in to a nearly perfect film.
The historical significance of Psycho isn't exactly what makes it such a terrifying story after all of these years.
The American experience in Vietnam is merely an entry way for Francis Ford Coppola's exploration of civilization and evil.
The Godfather Part II puts a wider, more American lens on the story of the Corleone family.
From MacGuffins to mental anguish, Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo is revered for a reason.
The endurance of Citizen Kane can be attributed to several factors.