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Movies: Best and Worst of 2017

To finish off the year, we’re sharing a few of the best (and worst) movies of 2017, as reflected by movie reviews found on IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes, as well as our own viewing experience. Grab a friend from Puyallup, WA and compare your lists with ours in your Willow Hill apartment. Which movies will you add to our list?

Best Picture

Dunkirk

“Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.”

Best Animation

Lego Batman Movie

“There are big changes brewing in Gotham, but if Batman (Will Arnett) wants to save the city from the Joker's (Zach Galifianakis) hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up. Maybe his superhero sidekick Robin (Michael Cera) and loyal butler Alfred (Ralph Fiennes) can show him a thing or two.”

 

Honorable Mentions:

Captain Underpants and Cars 3

Best Superhero Movie

Logan

“In the near future, a weary Logan (Hugh Jackman) cares for an ailing Professor X (Patrick Stewart) at a remote outpost on the Mexican border. His plan to hide from the outside world gets upended when he meets a young mutant (Dafne Keen) who is very much like him. Logan must now protect the girl and battle the dark forces that want to capture her.”

 

Honorable Mentions:

Spider-Man: Homecoming and Wonder Woman

Best Horror Picture

Get Out

“Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.”

 

Honorable Mention:

IT

Best Sequel

Blade Runner 2049

“Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who's been missing for 30 years.”

 

Honorable Mentions:

John Wick: Chapter 2 and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Most Shocking

Raw

“Stringent vegetarian Justine (Garance Marillier) encounters a decadent, merciless and dangerously seductive world during her first week at veterinary school. Desperate to fit in, she strays from her principles and eats raw meat for the first time. The young woman soon experiences terrible and unexpected consequences as her true self begins to emerge.”

 

Honorable Mention:

Mother!

Worst Movies

The Emoji Movie

“Hidden inside a smartphone, the bustling city of Textopolis is home to all emojis. Each emoji has only one facial expression, except for Gene, an exuberant emoji with multiple expressions. Determined to become "normal" like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his best friend Hi-5 and a notorious code breaker called Jailbreak. During their travels through the other apps, the three emojis discover a great danger that could threaten their phone's very existence.”

 

Honorable Mentions:

The Snowman, Geostorm, Wish Upon, Tulip Fever, and The Mummy

 

Which movies will you add to this list? Share in the comments below!