My Top Ten Films of 2016

Posted on December 29, 2016 at 3:16 pm

In my opinion, the best film of 2016 is “Fences,” with a screenplay by August Wilson, based on his Tony and Pulitzer-winning play, directed by and starring Denzel Washington, with Viola Davis.

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As usual, the rest of my list is all tied for second place:

“13th”
“Everybody Wants Some!!”
“Hell or High Water”
“Kubo and the Two Strings”
“La La Land”
“Manchester by the Sea”
“Moonlight”
“Sing Street”
“Zootopia”

Runners up: “Eye in the Sky,” “Don’t Think Twice,” “Southside With You,” “Finding Dory,” “Moana,” “Love & Friendship,” “Arrival,” “Loving,” “Eight Days a Week,” “Keanu,” “Edge of Seventeen,” “The Meddler,” “Hello My Name is Doris,” “Weiner,” “Zero Days,” “Command and Control,” “I, Daniel Blake,” “Little Men,” “A Monster Calls”

My friends at Rogerebert.com have compiled a great list of other critics’ top ten lists. Thanks for including mine!

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