2017

Sean Gilman Sean Gilman’s year in review

Sean’s highest rated films

  • Running on Karma

    ★★★★★

  • Inherent Vice

    ★★★★★

  • A Charlie Brown Christmas

    ★★★★★

  • The Miracle Fighters

    ★★★★★

  • In the Heat of the Sun

    ★★★★★

  • A Quiet Passion

    ★★★★★

  • Ex Libris: New York Public Library

    ★★★★★

  • Claire's Camera

    ★★★★★

  • The Bellboy

    ★★★★★

  • Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

    ★★★★★

  • Baahubali: The Beginning

    ★★★★★

  • A New Leaf

    ★★★★★

  • Pedicab Driver

    ★★★★★

  • The Odd Couple

    ★★★★★

  • Le Trou

    ★★★★★

  • Broadcast News

    ★★★★★

Films by week

Jan Dec
  • 308 Films watched
  • 25.7 Average per month
  • 5.9 Average per week

Milestones

First Film

Silence

Jan 3

Most Watched

Claire's Camera

3 times

Yourself and Yours

3 times

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

twice

Last Film

Running on Karma

Dec 31

Genres, Countries & Languages

Drama
122 films
Action
91 films
Comedy
83 films
Romance
46 films
Adventure
42 films
Documentary
36 films
Crime
31 films
Thriller
28 films
Fantasy
27 films
Animation
22 films
USA
108 films
Hong Kong
76 films
China
47 films
France
25 films
Japan
20 films
Canada
14 films
UK
12 films
South Korea
12 films
Germany
11 films
Taiwan
7 films
English
161 films
Chinese
72 films
Cantonese
61 films
Japanese
25 films
French
23 films
Korean
13 films
Spanish
11 films
German
8 films
Italian
6 films
Tamil
5 films

Breakdown

2017 Releases Older

Watches Re-watches

Reviewed Not Reviewed

★★★★★

Ratings spread

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Watchlist

Stars

Directors

Crew

Sean’s most liked review

Broadcast News

★★★★★

Get out while you can still cry.

Holly Hunter cries all through the film, though usually only at certain scheduled times and places. Until the end, when she chooses principle over desire.

Albert Brooks never cries, though his attack of flop sweat is essentially his whole body crying, telling him…

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Highs and Lows

Highest Average

The Empire Strikes Back
Average weighted rating:

4.5

Lowest Average

Pompeii
Average weighted rating:

2.2

Most Popular

Get Out
Average weighted rating:

4.1

Most Obscure

The Beautiful Kokonor Lake

Films watched in 2017

  • Running on Karma
  • Wonder Woman
  • Inherent Vice
  • Kaatru Veliyidai
  • World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts
  • Sun, Moon and Star: Part 2
  • Sun, Moon and Star
  • Flirting
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas
  • The Miracle Fighters
  • The Thousand Faces of Dunjia
  • Pitch Perfect 3
  • Youth
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Return of the Jedi
  • Assembly
  • In the Heat of the Sun
  • Drunken Tai Chi
  • Drunken Master Part II - Dance of the Drunk Mantis
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • The Dream Factory
  • If You Are the One 2
  • The Work
  • Girls Trip
  • Kedi
  • I, Tonya
  • The Disaster Artist
  • mother!
  • Lady Bird
  • Lucky
  • Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold
  • Citizen Jane: Battle for the City
  • Phantom Thread
  • Downsizing
  • The Fate of the Furious
  • Blade of the Immortal
  • Last Flag Flying
  • Molly's Game
  • Baby Driver
  • Behemoth
  • A Quiet Passion
  • The Post
  • Kung Fu Yoga
  • The Big Sick
  • Guardians of Martial Arts
  • Hostiles
  • The Sinking City: Capsule Odyssey
  • The Private Eye Blues
  • 77 Heartbreaks
  • The Sleep Curse
  • Wu Kong
  • My Little Pony: The Movie
  • Hidden Figures
  • Shaolin Martial Arts
  • The Trail of the Broken Blade
  • The Magnificent Trio
  • Daguerrotype
  • Dead or Alive
  • Vampir-Cuadecuc
  • Count Dracula
  • Wonderstruck
  • The New One-Armed Swordsman
  • The Chase
  • Wasteland No. 1: Ardent Verdant
  • Wherever You Go, There We Are
  • The Florida Project
  • The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
  • Logan
  • Golden Exits
  • Paradox
  • Good Manners
  • Bad Genius
  • A Beautiful Star
  • The Hidden Sword
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • The Great Buddha Plus
  • Maineland
  • i’ve got the blues
  • Black Cop
  • Ex Libris: New York Public Library
  • Ismael's Ghosts
  • AlphaGo
  • Still Night, Still Light
  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • Fail to Appear
  • Western
  • Scaffold
  • Maison du Bonheur
  • Claire's Camera
  • Faces Places
  • Idizwadidiz
  • PROTOTYPE
  • Forest Movie
  • BPM (Beats per Minute)
  • Meditation Park
  • 24 Frames
  • Claire's Camera
  • Caniba
  • To Be Number One
  • If You Are the One
  • Shock Wave
  • Whitney: Can I Be Me
  • True Grit
  • True Grit
  • The Bellboy
  • Legend of the Naga Pearls
  • Ballerina
  • Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
  • Baahubali: The Beginning
  • Rhine River
  • Mülheim/Ruhr
  • Essays
  • In This Corner of the World
  • The Adventurers
  • Good Time
  • A New Leaf
  • The Great Muppet Caper
  • The Living Dead
  • Time Out for Trouble
  • Once Upon a Time
  • Pandora's Box
  • Hong Kong Nocturne
  • The Black Tavern
  • Beast Cops
  • Wolf Warrior 2
  • Wolf Warrior
  • Cinema Hong Kong: The Beauties of the Shaw Studio
  • Cinema Hong Kong: Wu Xia
  • Cinema Hong Kong: Kung Fu
  • Millionaires Express
  • The Victim
  • The Prodigal Son
  • The Incredible Jessica James
  • Pedicab Driver
  • Blade of Fury
  • Carry on Pickpocket
  • Descendants 2
  • Meow
  • Skinny Tiger, Fatty Dragon
  • Dirty Tiger, Crazy Frog
  • The Odd Couple
  • The Skyhawk
  • Moon Warriors
  • Ingrid Goes West
  • Hengyoro (Queer Fish Lane)
  • Over the Fence
  • Love and Goodbye and Hawaii
  • Don't Give a Damn
  • Mr. Nice Guy
  • The Young Master
  • The Tokyo Night Sky Is Always the Densest Shade of Blue
  • Merrill's Marauders
  • Despicable Me 3
  • When Taekwondo Strikes
  • Eastern Condors
  • Lady Whirlwind
  • Jumping Ash
  • Someone to Talk To
  • Our Time Will Come
  • Le Trou
  • Broadcast News
  • Something's Gotta Give
  • Wet Woman in the Wind
  • The Village of No Return
  • Duckweed
  • The Edge of Seventeen
  • The Gangster's Daughter
  • Infernal Affairs II
  • Mad World
  • The Beguiled
  • Blood of Youth
  • Extraordinary Mission
  • The Watermelon Woman
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • A Grin Without a Cat
  • The Wrecking Crew
  • Touchez Pas au Grisbi
  • Monterey Pop
  • Jimi Plays Monterey
  • The T.A.M.I. Show
  • Let It Be
  • The Muppet Movie
  • Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin'
  • Oh, Hello: On Broadway
  • Long Strange Trip
  • Rock 'n' Roll High School
  • Nocturama
  • The Day After
  • Claire's Camera
  • A Ghost Story
  • At Long Last Love
  • Mr. Long
  • The Reagan Show
  • The Beautiful Kokonor Lake
  • Columbus
  • Have a Nice Day
  • Love and Duty
  • January
  • Brainstorm
  • Soul on a String
  • Wind River
  • Landline

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Highly rated films Sean missed

  • Nathan for You: Finding Frances
  • Coco
  • Paddington 2
  • LA 92
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Sleep Has Her House
  • Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King
  • Five Came Back

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