Movies that I Have Watched for the First Time This Year (2017), Part I

*my favorites
  1. 1.
    Rope* (1948)
  2. 2.
    Torn Curtain (1966)
  3. 3.
    Old Gringo (1989)
    So, um... Jimmy Smits.
  4. 4.
    Marnie* (1964)
  5. 5.
    The Trouble with Harry (1955)
  6. 6.
    Mississippi Grind (2015)
  7. 7.
    La La Land* (2016)
    How can you be white and not love this?
  8. 8.
    Sing Street* (2016)
  9. 9.
    The Silence of the Lambs* (1991)
    I didn't watch a new movie for TWO WEEKS because of Hannibal. I watched the series twice then finally broke the streak with this.
  10. 10.
    Sleepy Hollow (1999)
  11. 11.
    Across the Universe* (2007)
  12. 12.
    The Jungle Book (2016)
    While watching this I remembered how bored I was when I watched the 1967 version as a kid.
  13. 13.
    Diary of a Madman (1963)
    I'll watch anything with Vincent Price.
  14. 14.
    Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds* (2017)
    They were soulmates.
  15. 15.
    Operation Crossbow (1965)
  16. 16.
    Trainspotting (1996)
    Too much for me.
  17. 17.
    Hunt for the Wilderpeople* (2016)
  18. 18.
    American Graffiti (1973)
    I've seen parts before but never the whole thing.
  19. 19.
    It Started With a Kiss (1959)
  20. 20.
    Splash (1984)
  21. 21.
    Imperial Dreams* (2014)
  22. 22.
    Ocean's 11 (1960)
  23. 23.
    You Only Live Twice (1967)
  24. 24.
    An American in Paris (1951)
  25. 25.
    Baby Doll (1956)
    Uncomfortable to watch, but Carroll Baker is great in it.
  26. 26.
    A Cry in the Dark (1988)
  27. 27.
    Hidden Figures* (2016)
    I fell in love with this movie in about 5 seconds.
  28. 28.
    The Fisher King* (1991)
  29. 29.
    Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
    Getting sick of the Bond tropes, but I keep coming back for the music.
  30. 30.
    Van Gogh: Brush with Genius (2009)
    Visually stunning but doesn't delve very deep into Van Gogh's life, and I learned nothing new.
  31. 31.
    Room (2015)
  32. 32.
    How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
  33. 33.
    Terminal Station (1953)
    I love how this starts at the end of the story. I wish more American filmmakers would take risks like that.
  34. 34.
    Phenomena (1985)
    That was legitimately horrifying.
  35. 35.
    Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)
  36. 36.
    The Miracle Worker (1962)
  37. 37.
    Magnificent Obsession (1954)
  38. 38.
    Roman Holiday (1953)
  39. 39.
    The Sundowners* (1960)
    With this movie, Deborah Kerr and Robert Mitchum became my second favorite onscreen couple.
  40. 40.
    Splendor in the Grass (1961)
  41. 41.
    To Be or Not to Be (1942)
  42. 42.
    Mulholland Drive (2001)
  43. 43.
    What We Do in the Shadows* (2014)
  44. 44.
    Captain Fantastic* (2016)
  45. 45.
    Logan* (2017)
    Everything I wanted and more. I'm gonna need about 20 Laura movies now.
  46. 46.
    Get Out* (2017)
    Best movie that I've seen this year.
  47. 47.
    Doctor Strange (2016)
    I need to watch it again and pay closer attention to the story but holy buckets THOSE COLORS. (There was even more whitewashing than I expected. Uuugh.)
  48. 48.
    Vacation from Marriage (1945)
  49. 49.
    The 400 Blows (1959)
  50. 50.
    Cloverfield (2008)