“Atomic Blonde”: The furiously paced action movie that proves you don’t want to run into an angry Charlize Theron on a staircase.
“The Big Sick”: A wonderful, fact-based story of just how far love can go.
“Dunkirk”: Director Christopher Nolan’s take on World War II is a stunning, original view.
“Get Out”: Jordan Peele’s stunning social satire, as well as a thriller, that will be talked about for years.
“The Hero”: The project that the great Sam Elliott was born for. That is all.
“It”: Proof that Stephen King a remains potent force in the movies.
“Lady Bird”: There’s nothing that isn’t great about writer-director Greta Gerwig’s profile of a teen’s life.
“Logan Lucky”: Crime-caper fun in the “Ocean’s Eleven” tradition from the same director, Steven Soderbergh.
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”: Not just the latest chapter of an iconic series, but a hugely entertaining film on its own.
“Wonder Woman”: An enormous hit, and the first movie in a while to get the DC Comics universe totally right.