Justin Chang: Top 25 Movies of 2016

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Silence - Martin Scorsese

Justin Chang: Top 25 Movies of 2016 (as published by The Los Angeles Times)

  1. Silence – Martin Scorsese
  2. Moonlight – Barry Jenkins
  3. Toni Erdmann – Maren Ade
  4. O.J.: Made in America – Ezra Edelman
  5. Everybody Wants Some!! – Richard Linklater
  6. My Golden Days – Arnaud Desplechin
  7. Paterson – Jim Jarmusch
  8. I Am Not Your Negro – Raoul Peck
  9. Manchester by the Sea – Kenneth Lonergan
  10. Certain Women – Kelly Reichardt

And 15 honorable mentions (in alphabetical order)

  • American Honey – Andrea Arnold
  • Arrival – Denis Villeneuve
  • A Bigger Splash – Luca Guadagnino
  • Cameraperson – Kirsten Johnson
  • Cemetery of Splendour – Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  • Elle – Paul Verhoeven
  • The Handmaiden – Park Chan-wook
  • Jackie – Pablo Larraín
  • Krisha – Trey Edward Shults
  • La La Land – Damien Chazelle
  • Last Days in the Desert – Rodrigo García
  • Love & Friendship – Whit Stillman
  • Mountains May Depart – Jia Zhang-ke
  • The Neon Demon – Nicolas Winding Refn
  • Things to Come – Mia Hansen-Løve