Wednesday, 4 January 2017

SCREEN ANARCHY NAMES TONI ERDMANN THE BEST FILM OF 2016


...and they're not far wrong in doing so. Just another triumph for Maren Ade's groundbreaking comedy Toni Erdmann, which tops Screen Anarchy's poll of the best films of 2016. It's an... interesting list? Full of smart choices and equally full of questionable ones. Check it out:

Best Film
1. Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade)
2. Elle (Paul Verhoeven)
3. The Wailing (Na Hong Jin)
4. Moonlight (Barry Jenkins)
5. Arrival (Denis Villeneuve)
=  The Handmaiden (Park Chan Wook)
7. American Honey (Andrea Arnold)
8. O.J.: Made in America (Ezra Edelman)
9. The Nice Guys (Shane Black)
10. The Neon Demon (Nicolas Winding Refn)
11. Paterson (Jim Jarmusch)
12. Hell or High Water (David MacKenzie)
13. Swiss Army Man (Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert)
14. 10 Cloverfield Lane (Dan Trachtenberg)
15. La La Land (Damien Chazelle)
16. Train to Busan (Yeon Sang Ho)
17. I Am Not Your Negro (Raoul Peck)
18. Happy Hour (Hamaguchi Ryusuke)
19. Nocturnal Animals (Tom Ford)
20. Cameraperson (Kirsten Johnson)