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From The Big Sick to Baby Driver to IT, 2017 was a year of learning to dive into genre movies, experience films with more people and dive deeper into the cinema for me. I’m so glad I did and so glad that I got to see some incredible movies this past year.
Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers responds to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds.
A group of bullied kids bands together when a shapeshifting monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children.
Stronger is the inspiring real-life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become a symbol of hope after surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
7. THE MEYERWITZ STORIES: NEW AND SELECTED
An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X, somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan's attempts to hide from the world, and his legacy, are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
3. BABY DRIVER
After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.
2. THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING MISSOURI
A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.
1. THE BIG SICK
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.
War for the Planet of the Apes