Favorite 2017 Movies

0. Twin Peaks: The Return (David Lynch) *

1. Personal Shopper (Olivier Assayas)
2. A Ghost Story (David Lowery)
3. Manchester by the Sea (Kenneth Lonergan)
4. Good Time (Ben & Joshua Safdie)
5. Get Out (Jordan Peele)

6. Elle (Paul Verhoeven)
7. Right Now, Wrong Then (Hong Sang-soo)
8. The Other Side (Roberto Minervini)
9. Lady Bird (Greta Gerwig)
10. Foxtrot (Samuel Maoz)

11. Aquarius (Kleber Mendonca Filho)
12. The Florida Project (Sean Baker)
13. Black Mirror: San Junipero (Owen Harris)
14. Paterson (Jim Jarmusch)
15. Song to Song (Terrence Malick)

16. Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade)
17. Atomic Blonde (David Leitch)
18. Quest (Jonathan Olshefski)
19. Coco (Adrian & Lee Unkrich Molina)
20. The Unknown Girl (Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne)

21. The Other Side of Hope (Aki Kaurismäki)
22. Cameraperson (Kirsten Johnson)
23. Strong Island (Yance Ford)
24. Wonderstruck (Todd Haynes)
25. 20th Century Women (Mike Mills)

So many runners-up… it was a good year for movies, if nothing else.

*I’m not saying Twin Peaks is a movie, but I didn’t make a TV list and it’s the greatest thing I watched in 2017.

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