The Square (2017)

Ruben Östlund's Palme d'Or winner is a satire about the art world. Extremely funny and at times quite uncomfortable, it has several bravura scenes, despite an overall lack of structure.


The Shape of Water (2017)

Of all the movies in which the female lead has a sexual relationship with an amphibian monster, The Shape of Water is the sweetest.  Destined to be a crowd-pleaser, it's a little predictable but an interesting reflection of today's illiberal times.