2017 is about halfway over, and there have been many movies that have already made their way in and out of theaters. Some good (see below). Some not so good (Transformers: The Last Knight, most recently).
Let us ignore the bad and focus on what has made the cinema a worthwhile experience in 2017 thus far (in chronological order by release date).
The stigma on the shoulders of M. Night Shyamalan has only grown over the years. The general downward trajectory of his films has caused many detractors, and by and large those detractors Continue reading 10 Best Movies of 2017 (So Far)
- “Glory” Common, John Legend — Selma
- “Lost Stars” Gregg Alexander, Danielle Brisebois — Begin Again
- “Everything is Awesome” Shawn Patterson — The Lego Movie
- “Grateful” Diane Warren — Beyond the Lights
- “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” Glen Campbell, Julian Raymond — Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me
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Earlier this month, the Academy announced their nominations for their annual Oscar ceremony. As always, there are obvious snubs and other surprises. Here are a few that stood out to me. Continue reading Surprises from the 2015 Academy Award Nominations