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Top 5 Films of 2017 at the Midpoint

Keanu Reeves, John Wick Chapter 2
It’s hard to believe, but 2017 is halfway over, and what a strange year it has been so far at the movies. Defying the traditional movie calendar, February and March provided blockbusters and surprises, while May and June (were it not for Guardians Vol. 2 and Wonder Woman) would have been a bleak cinematic wasteland. More than ever, the international box office has supplanted the U.S. as the measure of a film’s success. For an example you need look no farther than The Fate of the Furious. The eighth installment in the Fast and the Furious franchise made a respectable $225.4 million at home, but a whopping $1.013 billion overseas. Whatever a film’s gross, its long-term legacy lies in its quality, and we’ve already had some fantastic movies. Here are my top five:

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Movie Review: Get Out (2017) “An Instant Classic That Defies Categorization”

Daniel Kaluuya

I know this comes a bit late (I’m trying to catch up on my reviewing), but if you haven’t already gotten out to see Get Out, you need to get out to see Get Out posthaste.  That’s largely all I’m going to say about the movie itself.  Now…..get out. Continue reading Movie Review: Get Out (2017) “An Instant Classic That Defies Categorization”

In Theaters This Week (3/10/2017): Kong Skull Island

Each Thursday we look at what is going to be coming out in theaters this weekend, show you the trailers for the big releases, predict the box office winner and just generally give you enough of a carrot to pull you through the rest of the work week.  Week 2 of March Movie Madness only has one major release, but when you’re the size of Kong, one will do. Continue reading In Theaters This Week (3/10/2017): Kong Skull Island

In Theaters This Week (3/3/2017): Logan, The Shack, Before I Fall

The Shack, Octavia Spencer, Sam Worthington

Each Thursday we look at what is going to be coming out in theaters this weekend, show you the trailers for the big releases, predict the box office winner and just generally give you enough of a carrot to pull you through the rest of the work week.  March 3rd begins the biggest blockbuster loaded March in movie history with a huge film opening every week the next five weeks.  Three movies open wide, but Hugh Jackman’s final bow as Wolverine make Logan the first titan of March. Continue reading In Theaters This Week (3/3/2017): Logan, The Shack, Before I Fall

In Theaters This Week (2/24/2017): Get Out, Collide, Rock Dog

Collide, Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones

Each Thursday we look at what is going to be coming out in theaters this weekend, show you the trailers for the big releases, predict the box office winner and just generally give you enough of a carrot to pull you through the rest of the work week.  February 24th has three new wide releases, but most movie fans are focused on the Academy Awards which will air Sunday night (spoiler: La La Land will win, I’m calling at least 9 Oscars, so just get ready for that). Continue reading In Theaters This Week (2/24/2017): Get Out, Collide, Rock Dog