It's a gorgeously crafted film, one that explores the oldest, deepest question in science fiction: What makes someone truly human? Instead it ought to be showing their natural habitat and expanding the otherwordly biology. Fortunately, as we come to the end of the summer season, 2017 has been up to the challenge so far. Day of the Dead has some of the most stomach-churning, sticky practical effects in the history of horror, practically painting the sterile military base red in the final act. Husband Wife Relationship 51 Flashback 48 Father Son Relationship 45 Photograph 45 Bare Chested Male 43 F Word 41 Blood 40 Violence 40 Cigarette Smoking 39 Mother Son Relationship 39 Death 38 Fear 37 Mother Daughter Relationship 37 Murder 37 Fight 36 Kiss 36 Apology 35 Dancing 35 Telephone Call 35 Father Daughter Relationship 34 Dog 33 Escape 33 Slow Motion Scene 33 Flash Forward 32 Friendship 31 Prologue 31 Chase 30 Fire 30 No Opening Credits 30 Bare Breasts 29 Knife 29 Montage 29 Reference To God 29 Rescue 29 Brother Sister Relationship 28 Food 28 Friend 28 Looking At Oneself In A Mirror 28 Mirror 28 Money 28 Nudity 28 Anger 27 Dancer 27 Revenge 27 Singing 27 Telephone 27 Title Spoken By Character 27 Beating 26 Betrayal 26 Female Nudity 26 Gun 26 Rain 26 Restaurant 26 Bar 25 Deception 25 Sex Scene 25 Crying Woman 24 Doctor 24 Eating 24 Surprise Ending 24 Book 23 Corpse 23 Dead Body 23 Looking Out A Window 23 Male Nudity 23 Memory 23 Singer 23 Snow 23 Train 23 Written By Director 23 Boy 22 Cell Phone 22 Drunkenness 22 Hospital 22 Knocking On A Door 22 Lie 22 Punched In The Face 22 Rifle 22 Scene During Opening Credits 22 Danger 21 Explosion 21 Nickname 21 Voice Over Narration 21 African American 20 Bathtub 20 Beard 20 Brutality 20 Camera 20 Candle 20 Female Protagonist 20 Flashlight 20 Name Calling 20 Party 20 Piano 20 Running 20 Underwater Scene 20 Backpack 19 Based On Novel 19 Eyeglasses 19 Family Relationships 19 48 Metascore Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. Here are 2017's best of the best.
In short order, Cherry winds up with a machine gun for a leg, as you do, and the film boils over into a chaotic free-for-all of bloodshed and grotesqueries. The debut of as Princess Diana of Themyscira, aka Wonder Woman, was the best thing to come out of. Director pushed the X-Men franchise in a starkly different direction, one that proved to be far more tragic Western than superhero epic. After eight movies and 17 years as Wolverine, finally hung up his claws … and what an exit! It proved a critical success and a box-office smash, proof — as if any were needed — that doing something different with a beloved character can pay off. There are many love stories set during the lazy days of summer in Europe, but none achieve the heartbreaking romance of this deserved awards contender. In the years since, the production on zombie movies has drastically slowed, especially at the studio level. Does it go away when they are being hunted for sustenance? This story of a struggling comedian basically plays himself, in the movie he co-wrote confronting unexpected love and an equally unexpected tragedy.
The last shot -- over which the end credits roll -- is so damn good, and powerful, and emotional, and layered that you'll get choked up just thinking about it. Sure, you probably already know about heavy hitters like It and Get Out, but plenty of other great horror films were also released during the year. There are still the genre oddities Maggie , occasional breakouts World War Z and ongoing franchises Resident Evil , but in terms of volume and often quality, the zombie movie has taken a backseat in recent years. Though most of the time they leave me guessing, which movies were good by year. Then a gentleman and pioneering filmmaker named George A. People will always complain about their favorite movie being left out more so than those happy to see their favorites in, who usually keep silent. Making a sequel to The Ring has proved an impossible task for filmmakers, including the director of Ringu.
Written and directed by Rodriguez though cast interviews revealed that the directors collaborated freely on both pictures , Planet Terror is cheeky, free-wheeling, and delighted with its own depravity as it employs the shield of grindhouse tropes to hack through horror taboos from child death to testicular violence. Is there any distributor with a better track record than Blumhouse these days? But here the questionable death decisions are made by someone else, leaving Light a good guy throughout. Even though it chronicles the clash between crusading Washington Post and New York Times reporters and the Nixon Administration, it's a film deeply relevant now. A sequel to one of the greatest science-fiction films ever made was met with understandable trepidation. Zombie movies have had a fascinating path to the mainstream.
Instead of turning in another glossy superhero movie, this was an R-rated drama of a broken man in his twilight days, with one final shot at redemption. The genre has been on an uphill trajectory in recent years, with a regular string of modern classics from around the world, and. Regarding the selection of films to watch given the little time available to watch them, I can totally relate. Flesh-hungry humanoid mutants tear through the Texas countryside, leaving a gooey trail of body parts in their wake. It's the type of film you watch and wish you could tell your friends you made. Hang out at the mall, but of course.
The result is a slick, hilarious and slightly unnerving look at one woman whose thirst for glory led her badly astray. Did audiences tire of the undead the way they tired of Westerns? This somehow allows them to live through an extinction level event of some sort, which has also left roaming bands of murderous mutants. We're already looking forward to seeing more of these intergalactic misfits in. Then, as quick as it exploded, the zombie went out of fashion. The classic xenomorph returned to pick off an unwitting crew one-by-one, in a way that drew parallels with the 1979 original. The film gave us a fitting sendoff to 's Wolverine and 's Charles Xavier, while also establishing 's X-23 as a worthy replacement to the late, great Weapon X. If the godfather of zombies was back, Zombies were definitely back.
When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness. The awards contender is as hilarious as it is heartfelt. But depending on whom you ask, the sequel either lives up to or even surpasses the first. The problem is the previous films have written this series into a corner. Bye Bye Man will be the next to go bye bye.
The ensemble comedic performers has a blast doling out verbal beatdowns in between actually beating down the undead. The film follows two college boys trying to land a spot in a fraternity in the name of scoring chicks. And while the film more than implies a payoff to her search, setting up a potential culprit and unlikely pairing of characters en route to deliver that a-hole's comeuppance, it wisely never delivers that resolution. It was pretty much a given that another joint effort between director and star would rank among the best films of the year. Fresnadillo hits all the right notes, lacing the broad arc with intimate family drama and depending on his superb cast to sell every moment of heartbreak amidst the bloodshed. But yes, the last decade has seen a boom in horror movies of variable quality and I really must only stick with the essentials.