Sunday, 1 January 2017

2016: Screen by Screen


In total, including both first watches and rewatches, I saw a total of 590 films in 2016. Here is a list of those which I consider to be the very best of those films/TV movies/miniseries/stand up performances I watched for the first time in 2016, earning 4-5 stars on Letterboxd.

1. Othello (2001)
2. Shiny Shiny Bright New Hole In My Heart (2006)
3. Amy (2015)
4. X+Y (2014)
5. The Invisible Woman (2013)
6. Josie Long: Trying is Good (2009)
7. Billy Crystal: 700 Sunday (2014)
8. Sicario (2015)
9. War and Peace (2016)
10. Testament of Youth (1979)
11. Electric Boogaloo: The Wild Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014)
12. Thirteen (2016)
13. Lunch Hour (1961)
14. The Black Panthers (2015)
15. Aaaaaaah! (2015)
16. Josie Long: Romance and Adventure, Live (2013)
17. High-Rise (2016)
18. Murdered By My Father (2016)
19. Romance and Adventure (2013)
20. Let's Go Swimming (2012)
21. Rain on Film (2013)
22. Bronco Bullfrog (1969)
23. Madchen in Uniform (1931)
24. Cunk on Shakespeare (2016)
25. The Hollow Crown: Henry VI Pt1 and 2 (2016)
26. The Grifters (1990)
27. Antonia Bird: From EastEnders to Hollywood (2016)
28. Catch Me Daddy (2015)
29. Alan Partridge's Scissored Isle (2016)
30. Ghost in the Machine (2012)
31. The Hamburg Cell (2004)
32. Operator (2015)
33. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
34. Reg (2016)
35. The Raggedy Rawney (1988)
36. Love, Nina (2016)
37. Bridge of Spies (2015)
38. Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach (2016)
39. A Hijacking (2012)
40. Ken Loach's Star Wars (2015)
41. Calvary (2014)
42. Convenience (2015)
43. Last Resort (2000)
44. One Night In 2012 (2016)
45. Care (2000)
46. Ladybird, Ladybird (1994)
47. Ghostbusters (2016)
48. Life Partners (2014)
49. Spy (2015)
50. Men Who Sleep In Trucks (2016)
51. Creed (2015)
52. Steve Jobs (2015)
53. The Watchman (2016)
54. Keith Richards: The Origin of the Species, Director's Cut (2016)
55. London: The Modern Babylon (2012)
56. Pandaemonium (2001)
57. Sunset Song (2015)
58. Conviction: Murder at the Station (2016)
59. Louis Theroux: Savile (2016)
60. Interview with a Murderer (2016)
61. National Treasure (2016)
62. Supersonic (2016)
63. Josie Long: Cara Josephine (2016)
64. We Are The Best! (2013)
65. Kanal (1957)
66. Hypernormalisation (2016)
67. The Nice Guys (2016)
68. Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (2013)
69. A War (2015)
70. Walesa: Man of Hope (2013)
71. Soldier of Orange (1977)
72. The Fireman's Ball (1967)
73: Loves of a Blonde (1965)
74. Spotlight (2015)
75. Katyn (2007)
76. The Last Command (1928)
77. Jeremy Deller: We're Here Because We're Here (2016)
78. Napoleon (1927)
79. Danton (1983)
80. The Undiscovered Peter Cook (2016)
81. A Woman is a Woman (1961)
82. Lilting (2014)
83. Pool of London (1951)
84. The Promised Land (1975)
85. Closely Observed Trains (1966)
86. Army of Shadows (1969)
87. Mystery Road (2013)
88. Dial M For Murder (1954)
89. To Encourage The Others (1972)
90. Hector (2015)
91. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
92. Cunk on Christmas (2016)
93. Bob Monkhouse: The Last Stand (2016)
94. Ethel & Ernest (2016)
95. Peter Pan Goes Wrong (2016)

And as well as the good, there is always the bad. Mercifully, just 17 truly atrocious films, rated between a half and one and a half stars on Letterboxd

1. Billionaire Boy (2016)
2. 2 Guns (2013)
3. Homefront (2013)
4. Dad's Army (2016)
5. Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014)
6. The Love Punch (2013)
7. Stitches (2012)
8. Revolution (1985)
9. The Man From UNCLE (2015)
10. Queen and Country (2014)
11. White Oleander (2002)
12. Jadoo (2013)
13. Nigel Farage Gets His Life Back (2016)
14. Deathly Presents (2015)
15. Joy (2015)
16. Ride Along (2014)
17. Ride Along 2 (2016)




2 comments:

  1. Good to see x+y on your list. Great Movie.

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    1. Thanks! It got some iffy reviews, but I really enjoyed it. Great cast and just a nice movie

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