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The most -- and least -- memorable films of 2016

Top 10, bottom five and more movie highlights from the year

VIDEO: Film critic Peter Canavese talks about movies with Weekly journalists Gennady Sheyner and Anna Medina on this week's webcast "Behind the Headlines."

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Posted by From Mtn View
a resident of Community Center
on Jan 6, 2017 at 11:56 am

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The Bigger Splash released in May 2016,was a huge disappointment, it was highly rated with 5 star reviews and it had a stellar cast (Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton). We foolishly believed the hype and saw it the first weekend, we could not wait for it to end. The Box office was only 7M. Someone lost their shirt on that one.


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Posted by Member
a resident of Downtown North
on Jan 6, 2017 at 1:22 pm

My pick:
1. Fences
2. Hell and the high water
2. Manchester by the sea

3. Ms. Sloane ( a bit of confusing movie when watched once)
4. Nocturnal animals
5. Bigger splash
6. Indignation
7. Man called Ove
8.


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Posted by Ugh!
a resident of Midtown
on Jan 6, 2017 at 2:09 pm

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"Snowden" does not do justice to its subject, Edward Snowden.

This was one of the most boring, slow-moving films I've seen in at least 15 years!


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Posted by From Mtn View
a resident of Community Center
on Jan 9, 2017 at 10:53 am

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A Man Called Ove (based on the best selling Swedish novel) was my favorite movie of the year. Web Link

La La Land was also wonderful

Would not recommend Manchester by the Sea to anyone prone to depression, because if you are not depressed you will be when you leave the theater.


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