10 Best Movies of 2017

I’ve given you my worst of the year list so I’ll end the year on a positive note with the best. 2017 was another year of change for Kneel Before Blog. The biggest change was that we switched to a star rating system for film around halfway through the year. TV will continue to be…

Gifted

A man faces various challenges when trying to raise his genius level niece in Marc Webb’s Gifted. The story primarily focuses on Frank (Chris Evans and his niece Mary (McKenna Grace) with the core relationship being their combination of a father/daughter and an uncle/niece bond. This immediately stands out as being somewhat unique as Frank’s…

The LEGO Batman Movie

Chris McKay gives the LEGO movie franchise its second outing with The LEGO Batman Movie where the blocky Dark Knight builds his way to a safer Gotham City. The Lego Movie was a pleasant surprise as it could have so easily been a shameless excuse for product placement but the end result was something far…

The Secret Life of Pets

The question of what pets do when their owners aren’t around is finally answered in Chris Renaud and Yarrow Cheney’s The Secret Life of Pets. Obviously this film isn’t a documentary or anything like that but I thought it’d be a good opening line. This film adopts the Toy Story mould of having something that…