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The Movie Club, 2017

Entry 17: The Golden Globes made it plain that women will be doing the heavy lifting in 2018.

Jan. 7 2018 10:00 AMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 16: The joy of watching a movie outside of its “narrative.”
Jan. 6 2018 11:00 AMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 14: Instead of racing to work with Woody Allen, actors should consider racing to work with these writers instead.
Jan. 5 2018 3:16 PMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 12: Listen, there’s simply nothing like watching Tom Cruise get cucked.
Jan. 5 2018 12:04 PMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 10: Some great performances require years of preparation. Others take days.
Jan. 4 2018 5:45 PMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 8: This was a breakthrough year for new filmmaking voices.
Jan. 4 2018 12:01 PMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 6: Call Me by Your Name’s detractors are wrong to insist that its sex scenes should have been more explicit.
Jan. 3 2018 4:02 PMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 4: Does it really matter whether the best movies of the year are “timely”?
Jan. 3 2018 11:52 AMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 2: The year’s best movies didn’t see into the future. They saw what’s always been here.
Jan. 6 2017 12:40 PMThe Movie Club, 2016My moviegoing resolutions for the New Year.
Jan. 5 2017 1:50 PMThe Movie Club, 2016Documentary filmmakers have finally shifted focus from scaremongering to innovating.
Jan. 5 2017 10:28 AMThe Movie Club, 2016The best documentaries of the year tested the boundaries of the term documentary.
Jan. 4 2017 2:28 PMThe Movie Club, 2016Understanding the year’s movies through the lens of “acteurism”—acting as authorship.
Jan. 4 2017 7:15 AMThe Movie Club, 2016What in the hell are we supposed to make of the ending of Elle?
Jan. 3 2017 3:33 PMThe Movie Club, 2016Comedies pass the test of time more often than we expect—but it’s hard to predict which ones will flunk.
Jan. 3 2017 7:45 AMThe Movie Club, 2016Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds spent their careers strangling sexism. In 2016, sexism struck back.
Jan. 7 2018 8:00 AMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 15: Maybe we should all be movie stars.
Jan. 6 2018 9:00 AMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 13: Must every piece of storytelling be serialized?
Jan. 5 2018 1:12 PMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 11: The movies that made me cry, and why The Greatest Showman was one of them.
Jan. 5 2018 9:00 AMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 9: America better not let BPM’s Oscar snub stop it from seeing this movie.
Jan. 4 2018 5:11 PMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 7: I didn’t know how much of a magician The Florida Project’s Sean Baker was until I interviewed his lead.
Jan. 4 2018 7:30 AMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 5: It’s appropriate that Get Out now exists as a film with two contrasting endings.
Jan. 3 2018 1:59 PMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 3: All the old rules about movie stardom are broken.
Jan. 3 2018 9:00 AMThe Movie Club, 2017Entry 1: The year’s best movies were made in a distant era and yet still spoke to our new age.
Jan. 6 2017 7:47 AMThe Movie Club, 2016So little time, so many great movies still to mention.
Jan. 5 2017 12:55 PMThe Movie Club, 2016The one movie this year that reduced me to a puddle of salt, water, and snot.
Jan. 5 2017 5:55 AMThe Movie Club, 2016Chris Pratt is America’s new sweetheart. Ugh.
Jan. 4 2017 11:26 AMThe Movie Club, 2016All of the movies that wouldn’t have worked without perfect casting.
Jan. 3 2017 4:17 PMThe Movie Club, 2016Let us now raise a glass to the finest cinematic trash of 2016.
Jan. 3 2017 10:53 AMThe Movie Club, 2016Why Sausage Party and Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping could outlast this year’s Best Picture winner.
Jan. 2 2017 11:00 AMThe Movie Club, 2016This year marked the rise of docbusters, which turn tragedies into adventures starring Mark Wahlberg.