2017 was a huge year for film, as you can see from our favourites this year!
Directed by James Mangold
Featuring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook
This year’s winner has brought a maturity to the superhero genre, chronicling Wolverine’s last stand in Logan.
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces… Learn more.
DVDs: The Shortlist
Battle of the Sexes
Battle of the Sexes brings the true story of Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs to the screen. King had the eyes of the world on her as she challenged him, fighting for equality.
Gal Gadot’s role as Princess Diana set the internet on fire in Wonder Woman, following her transformation into the woman we know. When a mysterious man appears on the shores of Themyscira, Diana must leave her home and fight for humanity’s survival.
Your Name, Makoto Shinkai’s breakaway animated film has enchanted audiences worldwide. Mitsuha and Taki are teens that have never met, but when the stars fall, they become connected through their dreams. With so much distance between them, can they ever meet in the real world?
Dev Patel gives a stunning performance in Lion, the true story of Saroo Brierley. Adopted by an Australian couple, Saroo searches for his birth family, but his home doesn’t seem to exist. Sunny Panwar is brilliant, taking the reins during Saroo’s childhood while Patel is captivating in his present.
Get Out marked Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, bringing undercurrents of racial tension in modern America to a bone-chilling horror thriller. Chris, an African American man, and Rose, his white girlfriend, visit her parents for the weekend, uncovering a deadly secret.
The LEGO Batman Movie
The LEGO Batman Movie sparkles with humour and references to the DC Universe as the Caped Crusader bursts on screen in brick form. Batman and The Joker’s relationship is on the skids, while Robin, Alfred and Chief Gordon try to help him learn to rely on others.
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