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Dan's Best and Worst Movies of 2017

There were a few very good and several really bad films of 2017. Here's my list. If you agree, great. If not, you are more than welcome to make your own list and compare.

Dan's Review: "Downsizing" a huge disappointment

Matt Damon, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis and Christoph Waltz star in Dowsizing, the story of a man who joins a miniaturizing fad, but finds disappointment instead.

Utah Film Critics Association names "A Ghost Story" best film of 2017

A Ghost Story took top honors as best picture from the Utah Film Critics Association during an annual meeting held on Dec. 17.

Dan's Review: "The Greatest Showman" is truly great

Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson and Keala Settle star in The Greatest Showman, a musical based on P. T. Barnum.

Dan's Review: "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" good for a little fun, few laughs

Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Nick Jonas and Jack Black star in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, a sequel to the 1995 hit film.

Dan's Review: "Ferdinand" drives home a simple message

John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Peyton Manning and Bobby Cannavale provide voices for Ferdinand, the feature-length animated adaptation of a children's classic book.

Dan's Review: del Toro's "The Shape of Water" a beautiful reminder of love

Sally Hawkins, Doug Jones, Michael Shannon, Octavia Spencer and Richard Jenkins star in Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water.

Dan's Review: Endless Possibilities Await in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Adam Driver star in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Dan's Review: "Coco" one of the best films of the year

Coco is the latest Disney/Pixar collaboration, the story of a boy's search for music and meaning among his dead ancestors.

Dan's Review: Spirit of giving awakens in "The Man Who Invented Christmas"

Dan Stevens, and Christopher Plummer star in The Man Who Invented Christmas, the story behind Charles Dickens' efforts to write "A Christmas Carol."
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