Dunkirk is a 2017 war film written, directed, and co-produced by Christopher Nolan that depicts the Dunkirk evacuation of World War II. Its ensemble cast includes Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D'Arcy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, and Tom Hardy.
I s Lady Bird the greatest film of all time? Well, if divisive critical aggregation engine Rotten Tomatoes is to be believed then yes, yes it is. Since its premiere at the Telluride film festival, the coming-of-age comedy has racked up nothing but positive notices, translating to a rare 100% rating.
'Phantom Thread' The last great film of 2017 comes from writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson, a talent whose roaring power and cinematic reach are apparently limitless. Set in the posh world of 1950's London fashion, the film stars a beyond-brilliant Daniel Day Lewis as a top designer whose world is rocked by a revolution in style.
Blade Runner 2049, perhaps, is the cinema equivalent: a prog-rock extrapolation of the earlier film, rapturous, transformative and endlessly self-questioning. Even during its fraught fights and chases, one has the sense that the picture (like its hero) is examining itself in the mirror, wondering what it is and just where it fits in.
Writer-director David Lowery has said he’d envisioned making a film featuring this rudimentary ghost costume long before he began working on his fourth feature. It’s also this image – the mute, sheet-clad figure, with two holes for eyes – which has remained lodged in our minds in the months since Lowery’s strange, supernatural love story was first released.
The Big Sick is one of the best films to come out so far in 2017. Directed by Michael Showalter from a screenplay written by Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani, The Big Sick stars Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Anupam Kher, Zenobia Shroff, Adeel Akhtar, Bo Burnham, Aidy Bryant, and Kurt Braunohler.
Potent connections to the present day … The Post. Photograph: Allstar/Dreamworks The sheer muscular confidence of this movie is what is so exhilarating, that feeling – surely familiar to anyone watching a Spielberg film – of being in safe hands and being treated to a masterclass in storytelling.
After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.
Mudbound tackles many issues that have been explored throughout countless movies in the past or even in recent memory, but when a movie can captivate you with its characters and truly make you care when things begin to happen to them, then you've made a real gem of a film.
The Tonya Harding biopic I, Tonya is one of 2017's best films, incorporating humor and an unflinching look at what made the figure skater an infamous figure. The Tonya Harding biopic I, Tonya is one of 2017's best films, incorporating humor and an unflinching look at what made the figure skater an infamous figure.
When Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) gets fired, he convinces his brother Clyde (Adam Driver) and sister Mellie (Riley Keough) to help him rob the Charlotte Motor Speedway during a NASCAR Race. But they will need the help of Joe Bang (Daniel Craig), a convicted safe-cracker who is currently doing time.
Spider-Man: Homecoming is a 2017 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, co-produced by Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios, and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing. It is the second Spider-Man film reboot and the sixteenth film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
120 Beats per Minute – VIFF 2017 Review 02 October 2017 | Reviews | by Shane Scott-Travis A fast-moving flight of exuberance and ecstasy set amidst the backdrop of AIDS ravaged France of the 1990s, BPM (Beats per Minute) is the visually varied, intoxicating, romantically yearning, tragically uptempo, and entirely deserving Grand Prix recipient at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
Girls Trip premiered at the American Black Film Festival in Miami on June 14, 2017, and was theatrically released in the United States by Universal Pictures on July 21, 2017. It received positive reviews from critics, with many praising Haddish's performance, and was chosen by Time magazine as one of its top ten films of 2017.
Justice League is a 2017 American superhero film based on the DC Comics superhero team of the same name, distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the fifth installment in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) and is the follow-up to 2016's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (French: Valérian et la Cité des mille planètes) is a 2017 English-language French 3D science fiction adventure film written and directed by Luc Besson, and co-produced by Besson and his wife, Virginie Besson-Silla.
Molly’s Game, 2017. Written and Directed by Aaron Sorkin. Starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Bill Camp, Brian d’Arcy James, Chris O’Dowd, J.C. MacKenzie, Jeremy Strong, Samantha Isler, Jon Bass, Justin Kirk, and Graham Greene.
God's Own Country is a 2017 British drama film written and directed by Francis Lee in his feature directorial debut. The film stars Josh O'Connor and Alec Secareanu. The plot follows a young sheep farmer in Yorkshire whose life is transformed by the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker.