The list, published annually, celebrates excellence in filmmaking.
The National Board of Review has named Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver as one of their Top Films of 2017, announced alongside the complete list of award winners, which celebrates and recognises the best of the year’s filmmaking.
The list, which comprises ten entries, puts Baby Driver in good company, next to Call Me By Your Name, The Disaster Artist, Downsizing, Dunkirk, The Florida Project, Get Out, Lady Bird and Phantom Thread. In addition to this list, Steven Spielberg’s The Post was named Best Film.
For one hundred and eight years, the National Board of Review has dedicated its efforts to the support of cinema as both art and entertainment. Each year, a select group of film enthusiasts, filmmakers, professionals and academics of varying ages and backgrounds watches over two hundred and fifty films and participates in illuminating discussions with directors, actors, producers and screenwriters before announcing their selections for the best work of the year in early December prior to a ceremony in January.
Baby Driver premiered at the 2017 South by Southwest Film Festival, where it won the SXSW Audience Award. It was released in June 2017 to huge critical acclaim and went on to gross over $220M worldwide.
The NBR honorees will be feted at the National Board of Review Awards Gala, hosted by Willie Geist, on Tuesday 9 January 2018.
See the complete list of 2017 award winners on the National Board of Review website.