2016, top tens {work in progress}

Published on: December 3rd, 2016

150YoL

world premieres 2016, 50m+
1. One Hundred and Fifty Years of Life (Liu Yu, China)
2. Miss Kiet’s Children (Lataster & Lataster-Czisch, The Netherlands)
3. measuring change (James Benning, USA)
4. Pete’s Dragon (David Lowery, USA)
5. Tempestad (Tatiana Huezo, Mexico)
6. Radio Dreams (Babak Jalali, USA/Iran)
7. Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade, Germany/Romania)
8. The Accountant (Gavin O’Connor, USA)
9. Operation Avalanche (Matt Johnson, Canada)
10. Depth Two (Ognjen Glavonić, Serbia)

Paul Guilfoyle in SPOTLIGHT

UK releases 2016
1. Spotlight (Tom McCarthy, USA) 2015
2. Aferim! (Radu Jude, Romania) 2015
3. Creed (Ryan Coogler, USA) 2015
4. The Club (Pablo Larraín Matte, Chile) 2015
5. Knight of Cups (Terrence Malick, USA) 2015
6. Pete’s Dragon (David Lowery, NZ/USA) 2016
7. The Accountant (Gavin O’Connor, USA) 2016
8. Anomalisa (Johnson & Kaufman, USA) 2015
9. Court (Chaitanya Tamhane, India) 2014
10. Hardcore Henry (Ilya Naishuller, USA/Russia) 2015

150YoL

2016 premieres, as yet unreleased in UK (50m+)
1. One Hundred and Fifty Years of Life
2. Miss Kiet’s Children
3. measuring change
4. Tempestad
5. Radio Dreams
6. Toni Erdmann
7. Operation Avalanche
8. Depth Two
9. Austerlitz (Sergei Loznitsa, Germany)
10. The Future Perfect (Nele Wohlatz, Argentina)

Herbst

shorts (49m-), 2016 premieres
1. Autumn (Meinhard Rauchensteiner, Austria)
2. The French Road (Arthur Summereder, Austria)
3. No’i (Aline Magrez, Belgium)
4. A Brief History of Princess X (Gabriel Abrantes, France/Portugal)
5. Circular Inscription (Lukas Marxt, Austria)
6. Shiny (Campos & Susser, USA)
7. Gorse and Flowers (Lúcia Vilela, Spain)
8. Before the Flight (Laurence Bonvin, Switzerland/Côte d’Ivoire)
9. Uzu (Gaspard Kuentz, Japan)
10. Not Even Nothing Can Be Free of Ghosts (Rainer Kohlberger, Austria)

horse + carriage: Tom Bennett, Love & Friendship

performances in 2016 UK releases
1. Tom Bennett, Love and Friendship
2. Paul Guilfoyle, Spotlight
3. Stanley Tucci, Spotlight
4. Luke Evans, High-Rise
5. Liev Schreiber, Spotlight
6. Röhrig Géza, Son of Saul
7. Katherine Waterston, Queen of Earth
8. James LeBlanc, Spotlight
9. Usha Bane, Court
10. Alden Ehrenreich. Hail, Caesar!
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then
Hayley Squires. I, Daniel Blake
Joel Edgerton, Midnight Special
Alfredo Castro, The Club
Hwang Jung-min, The Wailing
Ben Affleck, The Accountant
Alexandru Dabija, Aferim!
Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Dheepan
Joanna Jarmołowicz, Planeta Singli
Avin Manshadi, Under the Shadow
Güneş Şensoy, Mustang

wooden spoons
(worst paid-for new films seen at regular cinemas in 2016)
The Childhood of a Leader
Everybody Wants Some!!
Joy
The Nice Guys
Nocturnal Animals
Youth