Well, folks. The end is near, the time has come, the day has arrived. As 2017 draws to a close, there is — as always — one significant bit of business to attend to before battening down for Christmas. I am, of course, referring to the crown jewel of my Review of the Year content: my Top 10 Films of 2017. 2017 has been a relatively strong year for film — the best since 2014 I’d argue — and I’m satisfied with the features that sit atop this ranking. As ever, I’ve been unable to see a few significant releases before Christmas, so I’ll be posting an updated list in mid-January that will include The Post, Molly’s Game, Last Flag Flying and a few other films for which I have high hopes. Alright, let’s begin… 10. Star Wars: The Last Jedi Dir: Rian Johnson | US | 2h 33m Disney’s control of the Star Wars brand starts to gain visibility, with the inclusion of Marvel-style ‘witty banter’ in this deeply-flawed mythology expansion. Mark Hamill’s return as Luke Skywalker boasts some gleefully iconic moments, but Rian Johnson’s overlong …
Jack Sparrow is back (again!) in a satisfying, fan-servicing fifth swashbuckling pantomime.
Since May 25, 2012, we’ve watched and reviewed hundreds of films here on BuzzHub (306 reviews, as a matter of fact). But, as we reach our fifth anniversary and prepare to transition to Luwd Media, what are the very best releases of our existence? Let’s reveal the Top 10…
Ahead of a new trailer next week, Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 has revealed two beautiful teaser posters featuring stars Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford.
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At long last, after a variety of teases, the teaser trailer for Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman sequel has debuted. Cut to Frank Sinatra’s “My Way”, it’s a fun, fast look at one of our most-anticipated films of the year, arriving in September.