Tag: Yearly Roundup

The 25 Best Movies of 2017 Chosen by the Staff of Audiences Everywhere

Here it is. Our hardest post of the year. Our picks for the best movies of 2017. After we polish the scuffs, wipe up the blood, and serve the list, it’s hard to see just how hard fought these rankings can be. Wars are fought over these collective lists. Factions are developed, stands are made, friends are betrayed. But in the end, while collecting a loose consensus might prove to have a negative social effect on our team, the entire process stands in testimony to just how strong this year’s film contributions have been. We feel very strongly about...

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The 15 Best TV Shows We Watched in 2017

Look. We missed some. We know. There’s a reason this list is called “The Fifteen Best TV Shows We Saw in 2017″ and not “The Fifteen Best TV Shows of 2017.” We are waist deep in the golden age of television, with instant streaming services elevating the serialized storytelling form not just to unprecedented heights, but unmanageable breadth and depth. In a moment in which the longform TV binge experience is preferable to the cost-ineffective cinematic experience is preferable to many, it is impossible to see everything that’s being discussed at the work water cooler, even with a multi-person...

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Five Great Almost-Films from 2017

It’s end-of-year list season here at Audiences Everywhere, and that means its time for my annual Almost Films post! What do I mean by that? Who knows! It’s never had a hard and fast definition. Basically, this is just the place where I talk about things I liked this year that don’t have a place on any of our official year-end lists. Usually that amounts to web creations of various mediums. It’s included everything from podcasts to video games in the past. I’ve got a good crop of stuff this year, so enjoy! 17776 Our first entry comes to...

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The Best Movies of 2015, Chosen by Audiences Everywhere

Here at Audiences Everywhere, as our regular readers know, we’re a big fan of lists. Specifically lists that allow us to exercise the democratic process, force us to use a bit of math (ratings, averages, what?), and require us to gush about the movies we just couldn’t get enough of in the first place. 2015 was a pretty spectacular year for movies—so much so that limiting ourselves to just 25 films wasn’t without a bit of drama and heartbreak, per our usual staff list compilations. Without further ado, we present to you our definitive list of the best movies...

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2015’s Movie Report Card: Grading the Year in Film

Commencement Address We survived 2015. Audiences Everywhere is going stronger than ever. Movies are alive and well. And the world itself is, somehow, still turning. So, I am reminded that I am supposed to be the headmaster of this school’s gifted educational staff, and as such, I have to continue my annual tradition of assessing the entire film year. (By “tradition,” of course, I mean that this is the second one of these that I have authored but, just because our site is still in its toddler stage does not mean we can’t have traditions). Before I start, of...

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