BEST FILMS OF 2017

I saw a lot of new releases in 2017 — by my count, somewhere in the neighborhood of 140. These are my twenty-five favorites.

(Honorable mentions include: Kuso, Mudbound, Endless Poetry, the Unknown Girl, Atomic Blonde, Brawl in Cell Block 99, and Contemporary Color.)

  • Call Me by Your Name

    1

  • A Ghost Story

    2

  • Baby Driver

    3

  • Personal Shopper

    4

  • Phantom Thread

    5

  • The Shape of Water

    6

  • Manifesto

    7

  • The Disaster Artist

    8

  • Good Time

    9

  • The Florida Project

    10

  • The Lure

    11

  • The Square

    12

  • Lady Bird

    13

  • The Beguiled

    14

  • Okja

    15

  • Logan Lucky

    16

  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    17

  • Graduation

    18

  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

    19

  • A Cure for Wellness

    20

  • Faces Places

    21

  • The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

    22

  • Nocturama

    23

  • Wonderstruck

    24

  • Song to Song

    25