Magazine article Screen International

Team Screen's Best Films of 2016

Magazine article Screen International

Team Screen's Best Films of 2016

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By Screen staff

Find out what made our top 10 films of 2016 - and which films feature on Team Screen's overall top 10.

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Screen's esteemed critics have had their turn. Now, Screen staff, contributors and correspondents reveal their favourite films seen in 2016. Festival premieres and UK/US theatrical releases are deemed eligible.

MATT MUELLER (EDITOR)

1. Moonlight (dir. Barry Jenkins)

2. La La Land (dir. Damien Chazelle)

3. Aquarius (dir. Kleber Mendonça Filho)

4. Mustang (dir. Deniz Gamze Ergüven)

5. Hell Or High Water (dir. David Mackenzie)

6. Embrace Of The Serpent (dir. Ciro Guerra)

7. Little Men (dir. Ira Sachs)

8. Suntan (dir. Argyris Papadimitropoulos)

9. Love & Friendship (dir. Whit Stillman)

10. Nocturnal Animals (dir Tom Ford)

JEREMY KAY (US EDITOR)

1. Manchester By The Sea (dir. Kenneth Lonergan)

2. Neruda (dir. Pablo Larrain)

3. Aquarius (dir. Kleber Mendonça Filho)

4. Deadpool (dir Tim Miller)

5. Fire At Sea (dir. Gianfranco Rosi)

6. Moonlight (dir. Barry Jenkins)

7. OJ: Made In America (dir. Ezra Edelman)

8. Like Crazy (dir. Paolo Virzi)

9. Toni Erdmann (dir. Maren Ade)

10. Elle (dir. Paul Verhoeven)

ANDREAS WISEMAN (DEPUTY EDITOR)

1. Mustang (dir. Deniz Gamze Ergüven)

2. The Birth Of A Nation (dir. Nate Parker)

3. Nocturnal Animals (dir. Tom Ford)

4. The Revenant (dir. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu)

5. Moonlight (dir. Barry Jenkins)

6. Bone Tomahawk (dir. Craig Zahler)

7. The Girl On The Train (dir. Tate Taylor)

8. Chiraq (dir. Spike Lee)

9. Fire At Sea (dir. Gianfranco Rosi)

10. Nocturama (dir. Bertrand Bonello)

ORLANDO PARFITT (SENIOR EDITOR - ONLINE)

1. The Revenant (dir. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu)

2. Arrival (dir. Denis Villeneuve )

3. The Assassin (dir. Hou Hsiao-Hsien)

4. Creed (dir. Ryan Coogler)

5. Room (dir. Lenny Abrahamson)

6. The Witch (dir. Robert Eggers)

7. Spotlight (dir. Todd McCarthy)

8. Tale Of Tales (dir. Matteo Garrone)

9. Sausage Party (dir. Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan)

10. My Scientology Movie (dir. John Dower)

TOM GRATER (DEPUTY ONLINE EDITOR)

1. American Honey (dir. Andrea Arnold)

2. Embrace Of The Serpent (dir. Ciro Guerra)

3. One Week And A Day (dir. Asaph Polonsky)

4. Sieranevada (dir. Cristi Puiu)

5.Toni Erdmann (dir. Maren Ade)

6. Moonlight (dir. Barry Jenkins)

7. La La Land (dir. Damien Chazelle)

8. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (dir. Gareth Edwards)

9. Hunt For The Wilderpeople (dir. Taika Waititi)

10. Train To Busan (dir. Yeon Sang-ho)

MELANIE GOODFELLOW (FRANCE/MIDDLE EAST CORRESPONDENT)

1. Elle (dir. Paul Verhoeven)

2. Raw (dir. Julie Ducournau)

3. Nocturama (dir. Bertrand Bonello)

4. Frantz (dir. Francois Ozon)

5. The Eagle Huntress (dir. Otto Bell)

6. Certain Women (dir. Kelly Reichardt)

7. O.J.: Made in America (dir. Ezra Edelman)

8. Lion (dir. Garth Davis)

9. Like Crazy (dir. Paolo Virzi)

10. Zootropolis (dir. Byron Howard)

GEOFFREY MACNAB (UK CORRESPONDENT)

1. Elle (dir. Paul Verhoeven)

2. The Clan (dir. Pablo Trapero)

3. Nocturnal Animals (dir. Tom Ford)

4. Afterimage (dir. Andrzej Wajda)

5. American Honey (dir. Andrea Arnold)

6. Sully (dir. Clint Eastwood)

7.The Happiest Day In The Life Of Olli Maki (dir. Juho Kuosmanen)

8. The Promise (dir. Markus Vetter & Karin Steinberger)

9. The Jungle Book (dir. Jon Favreau)

10. Everybody Wants Some!! (dir. Richard Linklater)

ELISABET CABEZA (SPAIN CORRESPONDENT)

1. Paterson (dir. Jim Jarmusch)

2. Elle (dir. Paul Verhoeven)

3. Jackie (dir. Pablo Larraín)

4.Toni Erdmann (dir. Maren Ade)

5. …

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