The movies that transported and troubled us in 2017
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Throughout the final week of 2017, culture writers from across Vox Media will be chatting about the best works of the year. In this installment, Voxs Todd VanDerWerff, Alissa Wilkinson, and Genevieve Koski; The Verges Tasha Robinson; and Polygons Julia Alexander talk about the movies of 2017.
Todd VanDerWerff: My favorite movies in 2017 werent escapism, not precisely, but they did take me so thoroughly out of my own point of view that reentering reality afterward could feel a little like resurfacing after a deep-sea dive. From the intimate details of Lady Bird to the bleakly comedic terror of Get Out, from the cats-eye-view shots of Kedi to the sudden plunge into the vastness of infinity in A Ghost Story, movies often felt like a…