With 2017 in the books, let’s take a look back at our personal favorites from this year! *Spoilers Ahead*
Month: December 2017
In Theaters Review: The Shape of Water
The Shape of Water is the wonderfully dark fairy tale that it looked to be in its trailer and is among the elite films of 2017.
Indie Film Review: The Follower
Kévin Mendiboure’s film, The Follower, puts a unique spin on the found footage horror sub-genre but suffers from some iffy acting and an uneven second half.
In Theaters Review – Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the eighth installment of the Star Wars saga, suffers from a number of missteps but still boasts some fantastic sequences that capture the very essence of the series.
Best & Worst: Star Wars
Over the past year and a half, we’ve discussed the Star Wars franchise a few times already. With Star Wars: The Last Jedi only days away, let’s just get it all out there with the good, the bad, and the ugly of the beloved saga set in a galaxy far, far away in this installment of Cinema Smack’s Best & Worst! *Spoilers Ahead*
In Theaters Review: Lady Bird
Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird doesn’t cover any new ground as it follows a teenage girl’s transition from high school to college but is so enjoyable and relatable that the result is one of the best films of 2017.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Trailer Released
The first trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has been released.
You Were Never Really Here Trailer Released
The first trailer for Lynne Ramsay’s upcoming drama/thriller, You Were Never Really Here, has been released.
In Theaters Review: Coco
Disney and Pixar’s newest collaboration, Coco, is an emotionally and aesthetically wonderful film that ranks among the best of the year.