Wednesday, June 14, 2017

2017 Movie List -- The Top 79 So Far

THE STANDOUTS (5) - This should go without saying, but these are all must-sees.

The Big Sick ****
Patti Cake$ ***1/2
Logan ***1/2
Get Out ***
The Ardennes ***


THE GOOD (17) - These represent quality filmmaking all-around.

Disgraced (Showtime) ***
John Wick: Chapter 2 ***
Oklahoma City ***
Aftermath ***
Alien: Covenant ***
Wonder Woman ***
The Survivalist ***
The Beguiled ***
The Girl With All the Gifts ***
Chuck ***
Tramps ***
Mean Dreams ***
Tilt ***
Win It All **1/2
Handsome: A Netflix Murder Mystery **1/2
Burning Sands **1/2
Casting JonBenet **1/2

THE GOOD... BUT SHOULD'VE BEEN BETTERS (15) - Why weren't these good movies better? I don't really know. But they should've been. Hence, the name of this section.

Baby Driver ***
The Wall ***
Life ***
The Wizard of Lies (HBO) ***
Lady Macbeth ***
The Lost City of Z ***
Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer ***
Okja **1/2
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 **1/2
Ghost In the Shell **1/2
Hounds of Love **1/2
T2: Trainspotting **1/2
Wilson **1/2
Table 19 **1/2
Beatriz at Dinner **

THE GUILTY PLEASURES (14) - 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.

Rough Night ***
Sleepless **1/2
Vincent N Roxxy **1/2
Snatched **1/2
Baywatch **1/2
Fist Fight **1/2
CHiPS **1/2
All Nighter **1/2
Wolves **1/2
Shimmer Lake **1/2
5-25-77 **1/2
Vengeance: A Love Story **1/2
Stray Bullets **1/2
Sandy Wexler **

THE UNDERWHELMING DISAPPOINTMENTS (18) - Chalk it up to expectations but these movies just didn't cut it for me.

It Comes at Night **1/2
Sand Castle **1/2
Kong: Skull Island **
The Fate of the Furious **
Personal Shopper **
Unforgettable **
Detour **
War on Everyone **
Mindhorn **
Small Crimes **
I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore **
Let Me Make You a Martyr **
Take Me **
The Assignment **
The Void **
Nerdland *1/2
Rupture *1/2
Stratton *1/2

THE BAD (10) - For better or worse, I just don't know what these movies were thinking.


The Bad Batch *1/2
War Machine *1/2
The Mummy *
The Dinner *
The Circle *
Mine *
XX *
Girlfriend's Day *
The Bye Bye Man 1/2*
The Endless 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.

The House
Midnighters

OOPS, I MISSED (59): 3 Generations, 47 Meters Down, Abattoir, All Eyez on Me, American Anarchist, Band Aid, Beauty and the Beast, Before I Fall, Berlin Syndrome, The Book of Henry, Burden, Buster's Mal Heart, Captain Underpants, Cars 3, Catfight, Churchill, Collide, A Cure for Wellness, Dean, A Dog's Purpose, Donald Cried, The Drowning, The Exception, Everything Everything, Folk Hero and Funny Guy,  Gifted, Going in Style, Graduation, The Great Wall, The Hero, How to Be a Latin Lover, I Am Heath Ledger, The Institute, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, The Last Word, Lavender, The LEGO Batman Movie, Long Strange Trip, The Lovers, Lovesong, Lowriders, The Lure, Man Down, Megan Leavey, My Cousin Rachel, My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Power Rangers, A Quiet Passion, Rings, The Salesman, The Shack, Song to Song, The Space Between Us, Their Finest, The Ticket, Trespass Against Us, A United Kingdom, Wakefield

COMING SOON (10): Atomic Blonde, Brigsby Bear, Despicable Me 3, Dunkirk, A Ghost Story, Shot Caller, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Transformers: The Last Knight, Valerian, War for the Planet of the Apes

1 comment:

Preston K.M. said...

Do you write full reviews for new releases anywhere online?