The New Normal in the U.S. film industry has been a steady, steady process.
The rise of Netflix, HBO, AMC, AMC Now and other services has given way to more limited theatrical releases, which have helped fuel a more localized industry.
And, for those hoping for more theatrical releases in the near future, there’s a new wave of projects that are already moving forward.
The new wave includes new releases from indie directors, new shows and movies coming from small-scale filmmakers, and a growing number of films that will eventually make their way to theaters.
Below, we break down the top 10 films of the year, and give you a glimpse into the future of the film industry.10.
A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)Director: James FrancoStarring: James Roday, Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton, Maggie GyllenhaalMore: WATCH: ‘A Bad Mams Christmas’ trailer premieres on Netflix, and it’s so adorable that we have to stop the video.
The Great Wall (2016)Director and star: Hayley AtwellMore: Watch: ‘The Great Wall’ trailer debuts on Netflix.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2017/2018)Director/star: Andy MuschiettiMore: Read more about ‘The Secret Life Of Walter Mumbo.’
Black Panther (2017)/Bryan Cranston (2018)Starring/director: Ryan Coogler, Anthony MackieMore: See the film’s first trailer.
The Walk (2016/2017)Star: Hugh JackmanMore: The film’s second trailer premiels.
The Martian (2018)/Ben StillerMore: ‘Gravity’ trailer.
(Also, the film has some really nice music.)
A Star Is Born (2018/2019)Director Robert ZemeckisMore: Check out the film trailer and get a look at some of the cast and crew.
The Interview (2017).
Director: Seth Rogen and James FrancoMore: More on the film.
Wonder Woman (2017):Director Patty JenkinsMore: See the film and more.
A Place in the Sun (2017-2018)Directors: Joe WrightMore:Read more about the film at FilmScoop.
A Walk in the Woods (2017)-starring: Michael KeatonMore:See the movie and read more about it.