The Films of 2016, in 100 Words or Less: Part VII

  I decided to break the final batch of capsule reviews into two: this contains all the remaining films which I ranked *** or less; the final batch, which you’ll get in the next day or two, will contain all the ***½ and **** films. This list, however, does contain two Best Picture nominees and…

The Most Overrated Films of 2016

I’m the kind of guy who tends to go against the grain, so it gives me a kind of perverse delight to make the case for a film being worth rather less than it has generally been taken for. All the same, I still love cinema (if I didn’t, why would I spend so much…