We’re at the halfway point of 2017, so all this week Mashable entertainment will be rolling out our 8.5 (Get it, half of ’17?) picks for the best of the year – so far! – in movies, TV, music, and more. It’s our eight best picks for you, along with a bonus choice that, while not strictly one of the greats, deserves a guilty pleasure mention. Enjoy.
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1. Lorde Melodrama
Expectations were high for pop’s reigning child prodigy’s long-anticipated followup, but rather than wallowing in a sophomore slump, crashing and and burning is just the pre-game in Melodrama‘s world. It’s the sound of an artist putting it all on the line truly finding her voice. Lorde’s looking for a spark, but dancing in the dark suits her, too. Read more…
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