Manohla Dargis: 40 Best Movies of 2017

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Dunkirk - Christopher Nolan

Manohla Dargis: 40 Best Movies of 2017 (as published by The New York Times)

  1. Dunkirk – Christopher Nolan
  2. Ex Libris: New York Public Library – Frederick Wiseman
  3. Faces Places – Agnès Varda and JR
  4. The Florida Project – Sean Baker
  5. Get Out – Jordan Peele
  6. Lady Bird – Greta Gerwig
  7. Okja – Bong Joon-ho
  8. Phantom Thread – Paul Thomas Anderson
  9. A Quiet Passion – Terence Davies
  10. Wonder Woman – Patty Jenkins

Other Favorites

  • After the Storm – Hirokazu Kore-eda
  • The Big Sick – Michael Showalter
  • Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story – Alexandra Dean
  • Call Me by Your Name – Luca Guadagnino
  • The Challenge – Yuri Ancarani
  • Dawson City: Frozen Time – Bill Morrison
  • The Death of Louis XIV – Albert Serra
  • Escapes – Michael Almereyda
  • Girls Trip – Malcolm D. Lee
  • Good Time – Ben Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  • The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki – Juho Kuosmanen
  • I Am Not Your Negro – Raoul Peck
  • Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond – Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton – Chris Smith
  • Kedi – Ceyda Torun
  • The Lost City of Z – James Gray
  • mother! – Darren Aronofsky
  • Mudbound – Dee Rees
  • My Journey Through French Cinema – Bertrand Tavernier
  • Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer – Joseph Cedar
  • The Ornithologist – João Pedro Rodrigues
  • Patti Cake$ – Geremy Jasper
  • Personal Shopper – Olivier Assayas
  • The Post – Steven Spielberg
  • Professor Marston and the Wonder Women – Angela Robinson
  • Quest – Jonathan Olshefski
  • Song to Song – Terrence Malick
  • Tonsler Park – Kevin Jerome Everson
  • Twin Peaks: The Return – David Lynch
  • The Woman Who Left – Lav Diaz
  • Wonderstruck – Todd Haynes