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⑤ Indispensable to film fans, even if it's flawed
Get Out Dir. Jordan Peele. Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Lil Rel Howery A–
Last Men in Aleppo Dir. Feras Fayyad. Documentary about Syrian volunteer rescue workers A–
Starless Dreams Dir. Mehrdad Oskovei. Documentary about Iranian girls' prison A–

④ Good or bad, this is risky and original work
Beatriz at Dinner Dir. Miguel Arteta. Salma Hayek, Connie Britton, John Lithgow B+
Dunkirk Dir. Christopher Nolan. Fionn Whitehead, Aneurin Barnard, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy B
A Ghost Story Dir. David Lowery. Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Liz Franke, Sonia Acevedo B
The Lost City of Z Dir. James Gray. Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller, Robert Pattinson B+
The Ornithologist Dir. João Pedro Rodrigues. Paul Hamy, Xelo Cagiao, Wen Han, Suan Chan A–
Personal Shopper Dir. Olivier Assayas. With Kristen Stewart, Sigrid Bouaziz, Lars Eidinger B
A Quiet Passion Dir. Terence Davies. Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Keith Carradine B+
The Salesman Dir. Asghar Farhadi. Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi A–

③ Try to make time, but don't cry if you miss it
American Anarchist Dir. Charlie Siskel. Documentary about The Anarchist Cookbook B–
Baby Driver Dir. Edgar Wright. Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Jon Hamm C
The Bad Batch Dir. Ana Lily Amirpour. Suki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Jayda Fink C–
The Beguiled Dir. Sofia Coppola. Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Colin Farrell, Oona Laurence B
The Big Sick Dir. Michael Showalter. Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano B
Ghost in the Shell Dir. Rupert Sanders. Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Peter Ferdinando C+
Girls Trip Dir. Malcolm D. Lee. Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Tiffany Haddish B
Graduation Dir. Cristian Mungiu. Adrian Titieni, Maria-Victoria Dragus, Malina Manovici B
I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore Dir. Macon Blair. Melanie Lynskey B
Karl Marx City Dirs. Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker. Documentary about the Stasi B
Kékszakállú Dir. Gaston Solnicki. Laila Maltz, Natali Maltz, María Soldi, Pedro Trocca B
Lady Macbeth Dir. William Oldroyd. Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Naomi Ackie B
Manifesto Dir. Julian Rosefeldt. Cate Blanchett, Cate Blanchett, Cate Blanchett, Cate Blanchett C–
Prevenge Dir. Alice Lowe. Alice Lowe, Kayvan Novak, Gemma Whelan, Tom Davis C+
Raw Dir. Julia Ducournau. Garance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Rabah Nait Oufella B
Slack Bay Dir. Bruno Dumont. Brandon Lavieville, Didier Després, Fabrice Luchini B
Staying Vertical Dir. Alain Guiraudie. Damien Bonnard, India Hair, Raphaël Thiéry B–
War for the Planet of the Apes Dir. Matt Reeves. Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson B
We Are the Flesh Dir. Emiliano Rocha Minter. Noé Hernández, María Evoli B–
Wonder Woman Dir. Patty Jenkins. Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Davd Thewlis, Danny Huston D+

② Even if it's good, it's hardly groundbreaking
Alien: Covenant Dir. Ridley Scott. Katherine Waterston, Michael Fassbender, Danny McBride C+
Frantz Dir. François Ozon. Paula Beer, Pierre Niney, Ernst Stötzner, Marie Gruber C+
My Cousin Rachel Dir. Roger Michell. Sam Claflin, Rachel Weisz, Holliday Grainger C+
Paint it Black Dir. Amber Tamblyn. Alia Shawkat, Janet McTeer, Rhys Wakefield C
Strike a Pose Dirs. Ester Gould and Reijer Zwaan. Documentary about backup dancers B–

① Low ambition, little originality, easy to forget
The Hero Dir. Brett Haley. With Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon, Nick Offerman, Krysten Ritter C–
It Comes at Night Dir. Trey Edward Shults. Kelvin Harrison Jr., Joel Edgerton C+