2017 Top Ten List

  • mother! (Darren Aronofsky)
  • The Florida Project (Sean Baker)
  • Brawl in Cell Block 99 (S. Craig Zahler)
  • Félicité (Alain Gomis)
  • Lean On Pete (Andrew Haigh)
  • Dunkirk (Christopher Nolan)
  • PROTOTYPE (Blake Williams)
  • Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? (Travis Wilkerson)
  • Let the Corpses Tan (Hélène Cattet & Bruno Forzani)
  • Who We Are Now (Matthew Newton)
  • Additional 2017 Films By Rating

  • The Rider (Chloé Zhao)
  • Claire's Camera (Hong Sang-soo)
  • American Made (Doug Liman)
  • Faces Places (Agnès Varda & JR)
  • Lucky (John Carroll Lynch)
  • Molly's Game (Aaron Sorkin)
  • The Death of Stalin (Armando Iannucci)
  • Lady Bird (Greta Gerwig)
  • The Glass Castle (Destin Daniel Cretton)
  • Ava (Léa Mysius)
  • Loveless (Andrey Zvyagintsev)
  • Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc (Bruno Dumont)
  • John Wick Chapter 2 (Chad Stahelski)
  • On the Beach at Night Alone (Hong Sang-soo)
  • Jane (Brett Morgen)
  • Dark River (Clio Barnard)
  • The Wound (John Trengove)
  • Pendular (Julia Murat)
  • BPM (Beats per Minute) (Robin Campillo)
  • Strong Island (Yance Ford)
  • The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (Noah Baumbach)
  • The Force (Peter Nicks)
  • Chasing Coral (Jeff Orlowski)
  • Outside In (Lynn Shelton)
  • Get Out (Jordan Peele)
  • Win It All (Joe Swanberg)
  • Brad's Status (Mike White)
  • Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond—With a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton (Chris Smith)
  • Okja (Bong Joon Ho)
  • Thelma (Joachim Trier)
  • Western (Valeska Grisebach)
  • Blade Runner 2049 (Denis Villeneuve)
  • Ex Libris (Frederick Wiseman)
  • Long Strange Trip (Amir Bar-Lev)
  • 78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene (Alexandre O. Philippe)
  • Zama (Lucrecia Martel)
  • Small Crimes (Evan Katz)
  • War for the Planet of the Apes (Matt Reeves)
  • Baby Driver (Edgar Wright)
  • Good Time (Josh & Benny Safdie)
  • The Other Side of Hope (Aki Kaurismäki)
  • ManHunt (John Woo)
  • T2 Trainspotting (Danny Boyle)
  • Trophy (Shaul Schwarz)
  • Unlocked (Michael Apted)
  • Logan Lucky (Steven Soderbergh)
  • Mademoiselle Paradis (Barbara Albert)
  • In the Fade (Fatih Akin)
  • The Hero (Brett Haley)
  • Buena Vista Social Club: Adiós (Lucy Walker)
  • Walking Out (Alex & Andrew Smith)
  • The Square (Ruben Östlund)
  • The Sense of an Ending (Ritesh Batra)
  • Downsizing (Alexander Payne)
  • The Shape of Water (Guillermo Del Toro)
  • Alien: Covenant (Ridley Scott)
  • Oklahoma City (Barak Goodman)
  • The Motive (Manuel Martín Cuenca)
  • Plonger (Mélanie Laurent)
  • Detroit (Kathryn Bigelow)
  • Mom & Dad (Brian Taylor)
  • Redoubtable (Michel Hazanavicius)
  • Radiance (Naomi Kawase)
  • The Beguiled (Sofia Coppola)
  • Spoor (Agnieszka Holland & Kasia Adamik)
  • The Ritual (David Bruckner)
  • The Day After (Hong Sang-soo)
  • Bushwick (Cary Murnion & Jonathan Milott)
  • Song to Song (Terrence Malick)
  • An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (Bonni Cohen & Jon Shenk)
  • Mark Felt—The Man Who Brought Down the White House (Peter Landesman)
  • Phoenix Forgotten (Justin Barber)
  • Happy End (Michael Haneke)
  • The House (Andrew Jay Cohen)
  • Naked (Michael Tiddes)
  • The Book of Henry (Colin Trevorrow)
  • Rings (F. Javier Gutiérrez)
  • Rebel in the Rye (Danny Strong)
  • Flatliners (Niels Arden Oplev)
  • Caniba (Verena Paravel & Lucien Castaing-Taylor)