2017 in Cinema

Because I like to rank things, here are the movies I saw in the theater in 2017 in order from best to worst.

In Defense of Dunkirk

Movies, like anything, create polarization. I have a half-dozen friends and family members who say they didn’t like the movie Dunkirk. They, and certain critics, all cite the same two reasons. Most of them felt the movie lacked emotion; the rest didn’t like the way...

The Problem With La La Land

Think of the best musical of all time: Singing in the Rain. That alone has three songs you can hum right off the top of your head. There’s the title track, Make ‘Em Laugh, and Good Morning. Catchy, toe-tapping masterpieces, all of them.

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