Ann Hornaday: 26 Best Movies of 2016

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Ann Hornaday: 26 Best Movies of 2016 (as published by the Washington Post)

  1. Moonlight – Barry Jenkins
  2. Manchester by the Sea – Kenneth Lonergan
  3. Hell or High Water – David Mackenzie
  4. The Confirmation – Bob Nelson
  5. O.J.: Made in America – Ezra Edelman
  6. Cameraperson – Kirsten Johnson
  7. La La Land – Damien Chazelle
  8. Lemonade – Beyoncé Knowles Carter and Kahlil Joseph with Jonas Åkerlund, Melina Matsoukas, Dikayl Rimmasch, Mark Romanek and Tod Tourso
  9. 13th – Ava DuVernay
  10. Southside with You – Richard Tanne

“…had I not been constrained by numerical obstinacy”

  • Loving – Jeff Nichols
  • Arrival – Denis Villeneuve
  • The Fits – Anna Rose Holmer
  • A Bigger Splash – Luca Guadagnino
  • Love & Friendship – Whit Stillman
  • Sully – Clint Eastwood
  • Captain Fantastic – Matt Ross
  • Paterson – Jim Jarmusch
  • Eye in the Sky – Gavin Hood
  • Hail, Caesar! – Joel & Ethan Coen
  • Last Days in the Desert – Rodrigo García
  • I Am Not Your Negro – Raoul Peck
  • Tower – Keith Maitland
  • Weiner – Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg
  • The Eagle Huntress – Otto Bell
  • Jackie – Pablo Larraín