Tuesday, April 18, 2017

2017 Movie List -- The Top 40 So Far

THE STANDOUTS (2) - This should go without saying, but these are all must-sees.

Logan ***1/2
Get Out ***

THE GOOD (8) - These represent quality filmmaking all-around.

Disgraced (Showtime) ***
John Wick: Chapter 2 ***
Oklahoma City ***
Aftermath ***
The Girl With All the Gifts ***
Mean Dreams ***
Win It All **1/2
Burning Sands **1/2

THE GOOD... BUT SHOULD'VE BEEN BETTERS (8) - Why weren't these good movies better? I don't really know. But they should've been. Hence, the name of this section.

Life ***
The Lost City of Z ***
Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer ***
Ghost In the Shell **1/2
Hounds of Love **1/2
T2: Trainspotting **1/2
Wilson **1/2
Table 19 **1/2

THE GUILTY PLEASURES (8) - These are movies that I shouldn't like but I do, for one reason or another. I only feel ashamed because the Internet tells me I'm supposed to.

Sleepless **1/2
Fist Fight **1/2
CHiPS **1/2
All Nighter **1/2
Wolves **1/2
Vengeance: A Love Story **1/2
Stray Bullets **1/2
Sandy Wexler **

THE UNDERWHELMING DISAPPOINTMENTS (10) - Chalk it up to expectations but these movies just didn't cut it for me.

Kong: Skull Island **
The Fate of the Furious **
Personal Shopper **
Detour **
War on Everyone **
I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore **
The Assignment **
The Void **
Rupture *1/2
Stratton *1/2

THE BAD (4) - For better or worse, I just don't know what these movies were thinking.

Mine *
XX *
Girlfriend's Day *
The Bye Bye Man 1/2*

IN PROGRESS (2) - I started watching these but I never quite finished. Make of that what you will.

The Hitman's Bodyguard (45 minutes)
Fifty Shades Darker (20 minutes)

EMBARGOED (2) - Silence is golden... for now.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

OOPS, I MISSED (26): Abattoir, American Anarchist, Beauty and the Beast, Before I Fall, Catfight, Collide, A Cure for Wellness, A Dog's Purpose, Donald Cried, Gifted, The Great Wall, The Institute, The Last Word, Lavender, The LEGO Batman Movie, Lovesong, The Lure, Man Down, Power Rangers, Rings, The Salesman, The Shack, Song to Song, The Space Between Us, Trespass Against Us, A United Kingdom

COMING SOON (4): The Ardennes, The Circle, Folk Hero and Funny Guy, I Am Heath Ledger

1 comment:

Preston K.M. said...

Do you write full reviews for new releases anywhere online?