2017

matt lynch matt lynch’s year in review

matt’s highest rated films

  • Superman

    ★★★★★

  • Suspiria

    ★★★★★

  • The Vietnam War

    ★★★★★

  • Blue Velvet

    ★★★★★

  • Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red in It

    ★★★★★

  • Bad Black

    ★★★★★

  • Alien Beasts

    ★★★★★

  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    ★★★★★

  • Rebecca

    ★★★★½

  • A Woman's Torment

    ★★★★½

  • Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★½

  • West Side Story

    ★★★★½

  • The Hudsucker Proxy

    ★★★★½

  • John Wick: Chapter 2

    ★★★★½

  • Streets of Fire

    ★★★★½

  • Blackhat

    ★★★★½

Films by week

Jan Dec
  • 377 Films watched
  • 31.4 Average per month
  • 7.2 Average per week

Milestones

First Film

Blair Witch

Jan 1

Most Watched

John Wick: Chapter 2

3 times

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

twice

Let the Corpses Tan

twice

Last Film

Lady Bloodfight

Dec 31

Genres, Countries & Languages

Drama
166 films
Action
127 films
Thriller
110 films
Horror
82 films
Crime
70 films
Comedy
62 films
Sci Fi
50 films
Adventure
43 films
Romance
36 films
Mystery
29 films
USA
252 films
UK
41 films
France
33 films
Italy
29 films
Canada
22 films
Japan
17 films
Germany
14 films
China
10 films
Australia
9 films
Hong Kong
8 films
English
313 films
Spanish
34 films
French
31 films
Italian
29 films
German
20 films
Japanese
16 films
Portuguese
9 films
Russian
7 films
Chinese
6 films
Korean
5 films

Breakdown

2017 Releases Older

Watches Re-watches

Reviewed Not Reviewed

★★★★★

Ratings spread

Stars

Directors

Crew

matt’s most liked review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

★★★★

Reminds you of what this sort of thing can be with an actual director behind it instead of merely a gang of well-meaning producers. Johnson deploys a few basic narrative and visual tricks that haven't really popped up in a STAR WARS film before, along with his usual precise frames…

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matt’s most liked list

best of 2017

Unlikely that this will change in the next couple weeks, although admittedly there is a ton I haven't seen yet, so please don't ask where CALL ME BY YOUR NAME or whatever is. Not necessarily poll-eligible.

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Highs and Lows

Highest Average

The Vietnam War
Average weighted rating:

4.5

Lowest Average

Rings
Average weighted rating:

1.7

Most Popular

Get Out
Average weighted rating:

4.1

Most Obscure

Ballbuster

Films watched in 2017

  • Lady Bloodfight
  • Last Flag Flying
  • Bright
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Battle of the Sexes
  • All the Money in the World
  • Infrasexum
  • Wolf Warrior 2
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Wormwood
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Hostiles
  • The Florida Project
  • Coco
  • I Love You, Daddy
  • True Romance
  • Princess Cyd
  • The Disaster Artist
  • The Room
  • Stronger
  • Voyeur
  • Out of Control
  • White Rock
  • Phantom Thread
  • Geostorm
  • The Violent Years
  • Wonder Wheel
  • Molly's Game
  • The Post
  • Super Dark Times
  • The Villainess
  • Superman
  • Lady Bird
  • Justice League
  • The Art of Dying
  • Lady Macbeth
  • Good Time
  • Gun Shy
  • Rebecca
  • Acts of Vengeance
  • Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold
  • The Shape of Water
  • Jungle
  • Beyond the Seventh Door
  • Swedish Nympho Slaves
  • Blood Beat
  • Suspiria
  • Thor: Ragnarok
  • Wonderstruck
  • Blood Money
  • Killing Gunther
  • Ingrid Goes West
  • A Woman's Torment
  • Too Funny to Fail: The Life and Death of The Dana Carvey Show
  • The Snowman
  • The Little Hours
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Vibrations
  • The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
  • American Made
  • I, Tonya
  • Spielberg
  • The Foreigner
  • The Great Alligator
  • The Devil's Honey
  • Dudes
  • Pin Cushion
  • Lake Placid
  • Security
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Cold Weather
  • Endangered
  • Downsizing
  • Gemini
  • Bad Genius
  • James Batman
  • V.I.P.
  • Bodied
  • Hagazussa
  • Mary and the Witch's Flower
  • Haunters: The Art of the Scare
  • Revenge
  • The Merciless
  • Baasha
  • The Death of Stalin
  • Thelma
  • My Friend Dahmer
  • Gilbert
  • Mom and Dad
  • The Endless
  • Gerald's Game
  • Take It Out in Trade
  • Blade of the Immortal
  • Jailbreak
  • Brawl in Cell Block 99
  • 1922
  • World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts
  • 78/52
  • The Square
  • Wheelman
  • King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen
  • Let the Corpses Tan
  • Before We Vanish
  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • Salyut-7
  • Thoroughbreds
  • The Vietnam War
  • The Book of Henry
  • Kingsman: The Golden Circle
  • Cocaine Prison
  • Red Roses of Passion
  • mother!
  • Erik the Conqueror
  • It
  • Diplomatic Immunity
  • In the Eye of the Hurricane
  • Miami
  • The Big Sick
  • The Untouchables
  • It Comes at Night
  • West Side Story
  • The Neptune Factor
  • Let the Corpses Tan
  • The Hitman's Bodyguard
  • Spartacus
  • Risk
  • The Slayer
  • Baywatch
  • Snapshot
  • Castle Keep
  • Landline
  • The Nada Gang
  • The Hunter's Prayer
  • Effects
  • The Ship of Monsters
  • Annabelle: Creation
  • Duel in the Sun
  • Hack-O-Lantern
  • Logan Lucky
  • Wind River
  • Quadroon
  • Blue Velvet
  • The Dark Tower
  • Copkiller
  • Savage Dog
  • Victims!
  • Downtown
  • Sleight
  • The Circle
  • A Ghost Story
  • Detroit
  • Atomic Blonde
  • The Void
  • Rain the Color of Blue with a Little Red in It
  • Stormy Monday
  • Scorchy
  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
  • Dunkirk
  • Purple Rain
  • Suddenly in the Dark
  • The Aftermath
  • The Shock
  • Last Plane Out
  • Dawn of the Felines
  • Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll
  • Doberman Cop
  • Song to Song
  • GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling
  • Okja
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Tabloid
  • Empire of the Dark
  • The Belko Experiment
  • CHiPS
  • Power Rangers
  • Baby Driver
  • War for the Planet of the Apes
  • Transformers: The Last Knight
  • Bloody Friday
  • Seven Days in May
  • The Hudsucker Proxy
  • Three Sisters
  • John Wick: Chapter 2
  • The Lego Batman Movie
  • Red Mob
  • John Wick: Chapter 2
  • Long Strange Trip
  • The Mummy
  • The Beguiled
  • Dark Harvest
  • Escapes
  • Ryan's Daughter
  • A Cure for Wellness
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Wonder Woman
  • Get Me Roger Stone
  • Inland Empire
  • Spotlight on a Murderer
  • Obsessions
  • Club Life
  • Street People
  • Playing Dangerous
  • War Machine
  • Wolf Guy

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Highly rated films matt missed

  • Falsettos: Live from Lincoln Center
  • Nathan for You: Finding Frances
  • Hans Zimmer Live in Prague
  • Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King
  • LA 92
  • Saturation
  • Newsies: The Broadway Musical
  • Faces Places

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