Best films of 2016 (1 Viewer)

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My picks will be all over the place. Impossible to be comprehensive since I've seen about half of what I should. I mean, I generally only see new films if I'm writing about them here.
 

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not sure i've even seen any, except one local production about a pair of fuckwits flying across country on microlights
 

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OK, my top 10

1. Green Room
2. Weiner-Dog
3. Son of Saul
4. The Childhood of a Leader
5. The Hateful Eight
6. Midnight Special
7. Hail, Caesar!
8. Victoria
9. Hell or High Water
10. My Scientology Movie

Honourable mentions for Carol, Paterson, Arrival, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, The Witch, The Lobster, Room, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Dheepan, Tale of Tales, The Wailing
 
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OK, my top 10

1. Green Room
2. Weiner-Dog
3. Son of Saul
4. The Childhood of a Leader
5. The Hateful Eight
6. Midnight Special
7. Hail, Caesar!
8. Victoria
9. Hell or High Water
10. My Scientology Movie

Honourable mentions for Carol, Paterson, Arrival, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, The Witch, The Lobster, Room, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Dheepan, Tale of Tales, The Wailing
As much as I love the hateful eight, its from 2015

 

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As much as I love the hateful eight, its from 2015
So was Carol (which I loved), not meaning to rag on your excellent list @Bernie Lomax

I think I went to the cinema twice this year so I will review them all right now for your reading pleasure.

The Witch - i loved
Arrival - i hated.
 

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I suspect I didn't see 10 new films either....

based on Bernie's list I saw:

Midnight Special - great!
Hail, Caesar! - double great!
Arrival - meh
10 Cloverfield Lane - AMAAAZING
The Lobster - great!
Tale of Tales - awful

i'm now googling what came out

Finding Dory - yeah pretty good.
Sing Street - was that this year? Hit and miss, there was a better film in there.
Alice Through the looking Glass - a masterwork in shit film writing/shooting/acting
I Daniel Blake - yeah, really good.

woo hoo ten films.

oh, and one more

Love & Friendship - deadly. The first Austen adaptation i've seen that really went out of its way to capture her satire and not just make it a love story.

that's 7 films I liked, that'll do.
 

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OK, my top 10

1. Green Room
2. Weiner-Dog
3. Son of Saul
4. The Childhood of a Leader
5. The Hateful Eight
6. Midnight Special
7. Hail, Caesar!
8. Victoria
9. Hell or High Water
10. My Scientology Movie

Honourable mentions for Carol, Paterson, Arrival, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, The Witch, The Lobster, Room, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Dheepan, Tale of Tales, The Wailing
Haven't seen loads of these so looking forward to getting around to some over the Christmas. Green Room would be my numero uno as well. I, Daniel Blake probably at number two. I'd add Mustang and Embrace of the Serpent as other great ones out this year. Room, The Witch and Tale of Tales would definitely be in my top 10. Requiem for the American Dream was probably my favourite doc. I also must be one of the few who actually liked High Rise, not as good as the book obviously but a decent stab at it. Great year for the movies
 

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Haven't seen loads of these so looking forward to getting around to some over the Christmas. Green Room would be my numero uno as well. I, Daniel Blake probably at number two. I'd add Mustang and Embrace of the Serpent as other great ones out this year. Room, The Witch and Tale of Tales would definitely be in my top 10. Requiem for the American Dream was probably my favourite doc. I also must be one of the few who actually liked High Rise, not as good as the book obviously but a decent stab at it. Great year for the movies
Haven't seen I, Daniel Blake, Embrace of the Serpant or Mustang but I'm looking forward to them. Yeah, it was a good year for film alright.
 

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Haven't seen I, Daniel Blake, Embrace of the Serpant or Mustang but I'm looking forward to them. Yeah, it was a good year for film alright.
That one Victoria that's on your list is that the Spanish one that's on Netflix? Might watch it tonight if so
 

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I have only seen 4 of those mov
OK, my top 10

1. Green Room
2. Weiner-Dog
3. Son of Saul
4. The Childhood of a Leader
5. The Hateful Eight
6. Midnight Special
7. Hail, Caesar!
8. Victoria
9. Hell or High Water
10. My Scientology Movie

Honourable mentions for Carol, Paterson, Arrival, Hunt for the Wilderpeople, The Witch, The Lobster, Room, 10 Cloverfield Lane, Dheepan, Tale of Tales, The Wailing
I have only seen 4 of those movies ( all excellent) and will check the rest of them out. Thats my Christmas viewing sorted :)
 

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