Todd McCarthy: 19 Best Films of 2016

Todd McCarthy: 19 Best Films of 2016, as published by The Hollywood Reporter

  1. O.J.: Made in America – Ezra Edelman
  2. La La Land – Damien Chazelle
  3. 13th – Ava DuVernay
  4. Toni Erdmann – Maren Ade
  5. I Am Not Your Negro – Raoul Peck
  6. Elle – Paul Verhoeven
  7. Manchester by the Sea – Kenneth Lonergan
  8. The Handmaiden – Park Chan-wook
  9. Silence – Martin Scorsese
  10. Hell or High Water – David Mackenzie

Nine Other Worthy Films

  • Moonlight – Barry Jenkins
  • Eye in the Sky – Gavin Hood
  • The Edge of Seventeen – Kelly Fremon Craig
  • I, Daniel Blake – Ken Loach
  • Life, Animated – Roger Ross Williams
  • Aquarius – Kleber Mendonça Filho
  • Southside with You – Richard Tanne
  • Certain Women – Kelly Reichardt
  • Sunset Song – Terence Davies