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There are over 200 films cited below as among the best of 2017, displaying both the diversity in quality at the cinema this year and the unique voices that cover it for our site.
For being the rare film shot in Chicago that has a genuine feel for the neighborhoods without resorting to the usual cliche shots of the most famous landmarks.
For the utterly endearing performances by Jessie Pinnick as the aforementioned teenager, Rebecca Spence as the aunt who both inspires and is inspired by her and Malic White as the slightly older barista that she becomes enraptured with over the course of the summer.
It also should be noted that this list was especially difficult to put together because of the excess of good-not-great films and the paltry number of truly great films.
Like all lists, this is subject to potentially massive changes due to end-of-the-year catch-up and my own arbitrary whims.