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

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Scorsese’s passion project of 25 years…and his lowest-grossing film in 20. (Source)

Here it is, the final batch of 2016 reviews. Savor them, because I’m not sure when I’ll be putting up more.

The first 9 films are ***½. The final three are ****.

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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 three films nominated in other categories.

Please also note that these reviews may contain spoilers for the films in question.

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The Films of 2016 in 100 Words or Less: Part VI

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“Nobody gets away with what you did.” (Source)

And, to cap off this series (for the time being) the cream of the crop. Which in this year isn’t saying quite as much as in other years, but still.

These are all **** films, and all films I heartily recommend to you.

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

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All hail practical effects. (Source)

Here’s the rest of the ***½ films, including some of the most acclaimed of the year. Behold my takes:

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

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$80 well spent. (Not by me, by Harry.) (Source)

And now, for the films I gave ***½ to. Half of them, anyway.

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

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“B, U, DOUBLE L, S, H, I, T, NEW WORD! A, R, T, I, S, T!”

Continuing my reviews of the films I gave *** to.

And where better to begin than…

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

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One of the most effective posters of the year. Far more effective, in fact, than the film it promotes. (Source)

Continuing on from yesterday, today I move into the films I rated ***. Since there are so many of them, I’m breaking this list into two articles. The second will go up tomorrow.

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