Top 10 films of 2017

Nigel Andrews’ five-star movies include Call Me By Your Name, Moonlight, A Ghost Story, Get Out and Manchester by the Sea

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Barry Jenkins’ film follows the growing-up of a shy gay African-American boy

Rooney Mara and a bedsheet-draped Casey Affleck star in David Lowery’s radical and poetic tale

Set in Lombardy in a 1980s summer, Luca Guadagnino’s film is truthful and vivid

Kenneth Lonergan’s new movie is a marvellous drama of rage and grief

Jordan Peele’s debut feature blends horror, comedy and racism allegory

Natalie Portman catches every tic and trick in Pablo Larraín’s portrait of the first lady

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Maren Ade’s award-winning film about a practical-joking dad and his career-driven daughter

A movie about the making of a cult cinema calamity is the best thing James Franco has done

An odd-couple love story from Hungary that’s harrowing but compelling

Francis Lee’s gay romance is skilfully scripted and performed

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