Little White Lies contributors’ Top 10 films of 2017

Our writers select their favourite new releases from the past 12 months.

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Having already revealed our official best films of 2017 list, we thought we’d survey some of our regular contributors for their personal favourites. The only stipulation we gave was that it must reflect new releases or anything eligible for the current awards season. After you’ve checked out these individual Top 10s, share yours with us @LWLies

Hannah Woodhead @goodjobliz

1. You Were Never Really Here
2. God’s Own Country
3. Call Me by Your Name
4. The Shape of Water
5. Jackie
6. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
7. The Post
8. Raw
9. A Ghost Story
10. Star Wars: The Last Jedi

David Jenkins @daveyjenkins

1. Call Me by Your Name
2. Phantom Thread
3. The Beguiled
4. The Shape of Water
5. The Florida Project
6. Song to Song
7. Logan Lucky
8. The Levelling
9. Girls Trip
10. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Justine Smith @redroomrantings

1. Thelma
2. The Killing of a Sacred Deer
3. Good Time
4. Raw
5. Loveless
6. The Beguiled
7. Paris Can Wait
8. The Florida Project
9. John Wick: Chapter 2
10. Ex Libris: The New York Public Library

Adam Woodward @AWLies

1. Phantom Thread
2. Call Me by Your Name
3. Paddington 2
4. Good Time
5. The Florida Project
6. The Shape of Water
7. The Levelling
8. A Ghost Story
9. Logan Lucky
10. Icarus

Simran Hans @heavier_things

1. Good Time
2. God’s Own Country
3. Machines
4. The Human Surge
5. Person to Person
6. Get Out
7. The Work
8. Ex Libris
9. BPM
10. Whose Streets

Matt Thrift @Matt_Cinephile

1. Phantom Thread
2. Personal Shopper
3. Song to Song
4. The Shape of Water
5. The Death of Louis XIV
6. The Beguiled
7. By the Time It Gets Dark
8. Logan Lucky
9. The Post
10. Good Time

Christina Newland @christinalefou

1. Silence
2. Mudbound
3. Call Me by Your Name
4. Dawson City: Frozen Time
5. The Florida Project
6. Beach Rats
7. Strong Island
8. Get Out
9. A Ghost Story
10. The Meyerowitz Stories: New & Selected

Nadia Latif @HerrDirector

1. Sweet Country
2. Raw
3. Get Out
4. I Am Not Your Negro
5. Before Summer Ends
6. God’s Own Country
7. Hounds of Love
8. The Florida Project
9. Good Time
10. Mudbound

James Luxford @JLFilm

1. Call Me by Your Name
2. Dunkirk
3. Paddington 2
4. Blade Runner 2049
5. Baby Driver
6. A Fantastic Woman
7. My Life as a Courgette
8. Human Flow
9. Elle
10. The Shape of Water

Katherine McLaughlin @Ms_K_McLaughlin

1. Faces Places
2. A Quiet Passion
3. The Beguiled
4. The Other Side of Hope
5. Prevenge
6. I Am Not a Witch
7. Get Out
8. Raw
9. The Ballad of Shirley Collins
10. Girls Trip

Anton Bitel @AntBit

1. I Am Not Your Negro
2. Blade Runner 2049
3. Manifesto
4. The Transfiguration
5. Raw
6. The Florida Project
7. Get Out
8. The Levelling
9. Colossal
10. Thelma

Elena Lazic @elazic

1. BPM
2. Call Me by Your Name
3. Nocturama
4. Dunkirk
5. Patriots Day
6. Brawl in Cell Block 99
7. God’s Own Country
8. The Greatest Showman
9. Girls Trip
10. Wonder Woman

Manuela Lazic @ManiLazic

1. Dunkirk
2. Call Me by Your Name
3. BPM
4. The Work
5. Wonder Woman
6. Nocturama
7. A Ghost Story
8. Girls Trip
9. Silence
10. Split

Michael Leader @MichaelJLeader

1. The Work
2. Heal the Living
3. Raw
4. Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
5. My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea
6. My Life as a Courgette
7. All This Panic
8. Lovesong
9. Dunkirk
10. The Florida Project

Glenn Heath Jr @MatchCuts

1. Song to Song
2. Wonderstruck
3. Nocturama
4. The Work
5. Phantom Thread
6. Ex Libris: The New York Public Library
7. Personal Shopper
8. Logan Lucky
9. The Woman Who Left
10. Dawson City: Frozen Time

Published 16 Dec 2017

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