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The 20 Best Music Videos Of 2016

We’ve discussed our favorite films of 2016. We’ve talked about our favorite shows, scenes, musical moments, performances, horror films, documentaries, animated films, trailers, posters, action scenes, cinematog...
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Jessica Kiang’s Top 20 Films Of 2016

I don't think I'm the only person to have wondered about the usefulness of watching, discussing and writing about film — or any art — when it feels like outside the theater, the sky is falling. Great chunks of ...
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Ryan Oliver’s Top 10 Films Of 2016

I will spare everyone by not starting this list with reasons why 2016 sucked. However, one thing that has to be called into question are these “Film is Dead,” “TV is Winning the Culture War,” and “Why 2016 is t...
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Kimber Myers’ Top 10 Films Of 2016

For a variety of reasons, 2016 marked my personal record for the most new films I've seen in any given year, which is simultaneously a triumph and a problem. More movies equals more choice, and I'm nothing if n...
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Katie Walsh’s Top 10 Films Of 2016

Every year when I do this, I try to find a theme among the films that stuck with me for the year. Sometimes it’s women directors or the American Dream or the triumph of the human spirit. I find that those theme...
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Oli Lyttelton’s Top 15 Films Of 2016

I promised my editors that I’d ease off on the ‘2016 was awful’ intros to our year-end features. That said, fuck 2016, right in the eye. It’s been a crappy twelve months personally and politically (though happi...
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The 25 Best Movie Music Moments Of 2016

Howard Hawks once defined a good movie as one with “three good scenes and no bad ones.” Whether or not you think he’s right — and he’s not massively wrong — it’s often the moments that make the movies for us, a...