John and Matt's TDF Podcast - 2017 End of Year Review

Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year, and welcome to the podcast formerly known as The TDF Film Podcast! Just like last year the old men of our original podcast have come together for a one-off special examining the year's cinema, but this year we have been joined by our old cohort, the wise sage of the TDF: Gary Couzens.

This year we have each put together our Top 10 films (see below) and in the accompanying podcast we discuss a select number of the films on each individual list whilst taking a reflective stance on the year of 2017 as a whole. It's been a somewhat uneven year for blockbusters with major blockbusters underperforming compared to previous years and of course Hollywood has been shaken to its core by various allegations of misconduct against major figures, so there's plenty here for our team of dilapidated critics to discuss! Now on to the content:



John's List:
01. Colossal
02. Blade of the immortal
03. Dunkirk
04. Happy Hunting
05. Toni Erdmann
06. Gerald's Game
07. Baby Driver
08. After the Storm
09. Brigsby Bear
10. The Bar

Gary's List:
01: Toni Erdmann
02: 20th Century Women
03: Tanna
04: Their Finest
05: Dunkirk
06: Manchester by the Sea
07: Hidden Figures
08: A Monster Calls
09: Lion
10: Certain Women

Matt's List:
01: Moonlight
02: Free Fire
03: The Death of Stalin
04: Manchester by the Sea
05: After the Storm
06: Thor: Ragnarok
07: Toni Erdmann
08: Blade Runner 2049
09: A Dark Song
10: Wind River

Episode 50 contributors: John White (host), Gary Couzens and Matt Shingleton.

As always we hope you'll get in touch with us in the comments section if you feel like chiming in on the subject at hand!

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