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23 to See in 2017
I’ve yet to see various of my suggested 2016 titles, what with being generally recalcitrant and several having not yet come my way (Hacksaw Ridge, Silence, War on Everyone, The Neon Demon, Patterson, Passengers), one being now set for 2017 (A Cure for Wellness, which as a consequence won’t feature in the following list, but it does look promising) and one being so universally slated that I feel reluctant to admit I even picked it out of my nominal hat (Nine Lives, in recognition that once, in the mists of time, Barry Sonnenfeld made a couple of decent movies; I shall endeavour to include a at least one movie in the following run down that is also likely to be roundly lambasted).
Of the rest, only Batman v Superman falls into the category of outright disappointment (albeit, there wasn’t a huge amount of belief there in the first place; it simply had to be seen), while a few more (Star Trek Beyond, A Hologram for the King, Rogue One, Suicide Squad, Jason Bourne) were re…