AFI Names Their Top 10 Films of 2017


The American Film Institute announced its annual list of the Top 10 American-made movies of the year. All of the films on the list have been in the Oscar conversation one way or another.


The AFI has a strong track record at showing us what the Best Picture line-up at the Oscars might look like. Since 2009, the AFI has chosen 58 of the 65 nominees. That’s 90%!

This puts Wonder Woman officially on the list of possible Best Picture nominees.

The AFI Top 10 List:

Get Out
Call Be By Your Name
The Post
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
The Shape of Water
Lady Bird
The Florida Project
The Big Sick
Wonder Woman





2017 National Board of Review Winners

The National Board of Review announced their awards winners today. Steven Spielberg’s The Post gets a huge boost winning Best Film, Actor and Actress.

Surprisingly missing are Darkest Hour, The Shape of Water and I, Tonya.

Full list of NBR awards:

Best Film
The Post

Best Director
Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird

Best Actor
Tom Hanks, The Post

Best Actress
Meryl Streep, The Post

Best Supporting Actor
Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project

Best Foreign Language Film

Best Animated Feature

Best Documentary

Best Original Screenplay
Paul Thomas Anderson, Phantom Thread

Best Adapted Screenplay
Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber, The Disaster Artist

Best Directorial Debut
Jordan Peele, Get Out

Best Ensemble
Get Out

Breakthrough Performance
Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name

Spotlight Award
Wonder Woman
First They Killed My Father
Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992

Top Ten Films
Baby Driver
Call Me By Your Name
The Disaster Artist
The Florida Project
Get Out
Lady Bird
Phantom Thread

Top Ten Independent Films
Beatriz at Dinner
Brigsby Bear
A Ghost Story
Lady Macbeth
Logan Lucky
Loving Vincent
Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer
Patti Cake$
Wind River

Top 5 Foreign Language Films
A Fantastic Woman
Summer 1993
The Square

Top 5 Documentaries
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
Brimstone & Glory
Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars
Faces Places
Hell On Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS