Candid Cinema

Decade in Review: The Best Films From 2016

The time has come to reflect on the past ten years of filmmaking. There are many notable films that changed the course of film criticism, box office and the entire moviegoing experience.

Here are my top picks from 2016….

  1. Arrival
    dir. Denis Villeneuve
    starring: Amy Adams


  2. Moonlight
    dir. Barry Jenkins
    starring: Mahershala Ali, Trevante Rhodes, Janelle Monae, Naomi Harris, Alex R. Hibbert, Ashton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome


  3. Jackie
    dir. Pablo Larrain
    starring: Natalie Portman


Best Animated Feature:
dir. Ron Clements and John Musker
starring: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Nicole Scherzinger and Alan Tudyk 

Best Comedy:
Bad Moms
dir. Jon Lucas and Scott Moore
starring: Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn

bad moms
***Honourable Mention*** 
The Nice Guys 

Best Franchise Film:
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
dir. Zack Snyder
starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Kevin Costner, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Irons and Amy Adams



dir. Tim Miller
starring: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Ed Skrein, Karan Soni and Brianna Hildebrand


Best Horror Film
dir. Mike Flanagan
starring: John Gallagher Jr., Kate Siegel and Michael Trucco


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