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2017 Films Ranked
Updated 4-16-17.

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C+



C

Becoming Warren Buffett (Kunhardt and Oakes)
Logan (Mangold) [* Mangold thinks he's doing Shakespeare ... only with paper-thin cartoon characters. We get it, everyone's suffering and in constant agony. At least the planet isn't under threat in this one.]
The Discovery (McDowell) [* Young McDowell appears to like these Big Concept scripts, but keeps fumbling the conclusions (I liked the first hour a lot, but that second half is just a huge jumble).]


C-

Split (Shyamalan) [* I guess the Shyamalan Twist is ... oh boy, another superhero movie. McAvoy tries to keep it from being laughable.]


D+

Win It All (Swanberg) [* Joe continues cranking out these Bros-With-Beer-And-Beards movies effortlessly, but it's that same breezy calm that holds actual dramatic tension at bay (even a timely heart attack is basically no big deal).]
A Cure for Wellness (Verbinski) [* Shamelessly scrapes ideas from all sorts of horror movies and then proceeds to drag itself (along with Dane) around. Verbinski has never been one for brevity.]


D

I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore (Blair)


D-

iBoy (Randall)
Fifty Shades Darker (Foley) [* a.k.a. Ice Bucket Challenge: The Sequel.]
xXx: Return of Xander Cage (Caruso) [* Atrocious acting, plotting, etc. ... and yes, I did find the first one some fifteen years ago unexpectedly entertaining. Ruby Rose is a delight, if only her character wasn't reduced to "tough lesbian."]


F



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