Challenging Filmmaking

Not all films are peaches and cream, and sometimes that's intentional.

Hard to watch and hard to love. Films that promote difficult filmmaking, the kind that festers in your mind after viewing it. Whether it is disturbing, abnormal or downright confusing, it's always worth checking some of these out.

Suggestions welcome!

There are 14 films in this list released in 2017.

  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • First Reformed
  • mother!
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • You Were Never Really Here
  • Phantom Thread
  • Happy End
  • It Comes at Night
  • A Ghost Story
  • Lean on Pete
  • Night Is Short, Walk on Girl
  • Skins
  • Thoroughbreds
  • Foxtrot