And so another year of movies has come to a close, and like most people, I would say it was a pretty great year at the box office. And as I look over my list of movies of 2017, I see I reached 77 films watched. And for those who are new to my posts, that includes any movie I saw for the first time, so the easiest and first cut as I whittle down my list to ten movies, is to get rid of the older movies. That mostly consists of the movies that I see during the Best Picture Showcase every year. And as a quick refresh, you can check out my top ten list at the halfway point here .
At that point we were just finished with the summer movie season and we just dipping our toes into the Oscar season. It’s that time of the year where we get to see if the popcorn movies can survive the serious and dramatic movies. I will say that there are a few Oscar worthy movies I did not get a chance to see, partly due to the fact that I go to the Best Picture Showcase every year, and don’t want to have to sit through a bad movie a second time. Will Logan remain at the #1 spot, and would any of the #5-10 survive? Before we get to my final 10, I would like to mention a few movies that fall in the honorable mention and were ones I went back and forth on whether it was worthy of making the final cut.
...continue reading »