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Best Films of 2016

by Stuart
My 21 favourite films released in 2016 (going by US release dates). A mediocre year for blockbusters (or at least ones not released by Disney animation, in full renaissance mode), but an extraordinary year for unconventional comedies, musicals, documentaries and world cinema. A few follow-up awards: Scene of the Year: The Birthday Party, Toni Erdmann Character of the Year: Chiron, Moonlight Chemistry of the Year: Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe, Swiss Army Man Gives Me Hope for Humanity: Arrival Holy Crap, Why are the Cameras Still Rolling?: Weiner I Confess, I Haven’t Seen it Yet: Silence, Fire at Sea, American Honey, Paterson, Loving,… Read more

My 21 favourite films released in 2016 (going by US release dates). A mediocre year for blockbusters (or at least ones not released by Disney animation, in full renaissance mode), but an extraordinary year for unconventional comedies, musicals, documentaries and world cinema.

A few follow-up awards:

Scene of the Year: The Birthday Party, Toni Erdmann

Character of the Year: Chiron, Moonlight

Chemistry of the Year: Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe, Swiss Army Man

Gives Me Hope for Humanity: Arrival

Holy Crap, Why are the Cameras Still Rolling?: Weiner

I Confess, I Haven’t Seen it Yet: Silence, Fire at Sea, American Honey, Paterson, Loving, Fences, OJ Made in America, 20th Century Women, The Neon Demon, Hidden Figures

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