The 10 Best Movies of 2017

This year has been one of the best movie years in recent memories with films that pushed the boundaries of filmmaking. Here are the best movies of 2017! 2017 is a year that started strong and ended even stronger, which is refreshing considering the end of the year always has an influx…
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Phantom Thread review — Daniel Day-Lewis falls in love in his final performance

Phantom Thread is a surprisingly funny and poignant romance with stellar performances by Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, and, in particular, Vicky Krieps. I could listen to Daniel Day-Lewis order breakfast all day. In what is supposedly his final film performance, the three-time Oscar winner plays a role that encapsulates what makes him one of the greatest…
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Brigsby Bear review — SNL’s Kyle Mooney is the hero we need in this surprisingly sweet comedy

Brigsby Bear is an offbeat comedy with a large beating heart at its center in the form of Saturday Night Live's Kyle Mooney Kyle Mooney is arguably the most underrated repertory cast member on Saturday Night Live. Since joining the cast in 2013, many of his sketches written with frequent collaborator and long-time friend Beck Bennet have been…
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Coco review — Mexican culture shines bright in this great Pixar film

Coco is a beautifully designed and emotionally resonant Pixar film that is a step in the right direction for diversity at the studio Death, murder, loss, and grief are just some of the topics and themes that Pixar’s 19th feature Coco tackles, which is surprising considering it’s a kids movie featuring talking skeletons and an incompetent dog. However,…
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri review — Hilarious, but problematic black comedy

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a bleak black comedy that boasts some of the best performances and writing of any movie this year. "Raped while dying." "Still no arrests?" "How come, Chief Willoughby?" That is what is written on the titular billboards in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. And while it seems like a simple targeted…
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