In case you’d like to know more about any of the movies mentioned in our latest episode, here are lists and links to our favorites (and not so favorites) of 2016.

Lady P’s Top 5

  1. Lemonade (Beyonce, et al.)
  2. Toni Erdmann (Ade)
  3. Hail, Caesar! (Coen)
  4. Love & Friendship (Stillman)
  5. No Home Movie (Akerman)

Kristen Sales

  1. Certain Women (Reichardt)
  2. Love & Friendship (Stillman)
  3. Paterson (Jarmusch)
  4. Sully (Eastwood), Of Men and War (Bécue-Renard) 
  5. Cemetery of Splendor (Weerasethakul)

Anne Marie Kelly

  1. The Innocents (Fontaine)
  2. The Fits (Holmer)
  3. Moonlight (Jenkins)
  4. The Witch (Eggers)
  5. Life, Animated (Williams)

Martin Kessler

  1. American Honey (Arnold)
  2. Knight of Cups (Malick)
  3. Anthropoid (Ellis)
  4. Elle (Verhoeven)
  5. The Witch (Eggers)

Marya E. Gates

  1. Moonlight (Jenkins)
  2. American Honey (Arnold)
  3. Bridget Jones’s Baby (Maguire)
  4. The Lobster (Lanthimos)
  5. Lemonade (Beyonce, et al.)

Honorable Mentions

Sunset Song (Davies), Wiener-Dog (Solondz), Things to Come (Hansen-Løve)

Favorite Blockbusters

Bad Moms (Lucas & Moore), Batman v Superman (Snyder), Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (Fletcher)

Favorite Performances

Kate Beckinsale/Tom Bennett – Love & Friendship, Katherine Hahn- Bad Moms,                                        Kate McKinnon-GhostbustersGil BirminghamHell or High Water, Ethan Hawke – The Phenom, Isabelle Huppert-Elle, Natalie Portman – JackieSam Neill-Hunt for the WilderpeopleAlden Ehrenreich/Veronica Osorio – Hail, Caesar!, Royalty Hightower- The Fits, Krisha Fairchild – KrishaSandra Hüller/Peter Simonischek-Toni Erdmann

Sexiest Movies

American Honey (Arnold), Loving (Nichols), Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids (Demme), A Bigger Splash (Guadagnino), Everybody Wants Some!! (Linklater)

Don’t Believe The Hype

The Handmaiden (Park), The Lobster (Lanthimos), Kubo and the Two Strings (Knight), La La Land (Chazelle), The Neon Demon (Refn), Green Room (Saulnier), Swiss Army Man (Kwan), Nocturnal Animals (Ford)


Hello My Name is Doris (Showalter), Maggie’s Plan (Miller), Cameraperson (Johnson), Kate Plays Christine (Greene), Christine (Campos), Spa Night (Ahn), The Edge of Seventeen (Craig), Rules Don’t Apply (Beatty), Under Electric Clouds (German), Cosmos (Zulawski), Kaili Blues (Bi), City of Gold (Gabbert), The Invitation (Kusama)

About the author: Lady P

Founder, President, and Head Film Snob at Flixwise Podcast

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