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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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My Six-Month Film Awards: 2016

The Lobster poster

“Why a lobster?” “Because lobsters live for over 100 years, are blue-blooded like aristocrats, and they stay fertile all of their lives.”

Picture:

  1. The Lobster
  2. Weiner
  3. Finding Dory
  4. Captain America: Civil War
  5. Zootopia
  6. Swiss Army Man
  7. Tale of Tales
  8. The Invitation
  9. Lamb
  10. Elvis & Nixon

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PAN Review – *½

I've always wondered what would happen if audiences booed instead of applauding to save Tinker Bell. Too bad this film didn't give us the chance to find out. (Source)

I’ve always wondered what would happen if audiences booed instead of applauding to save Tinker Bell. Too bad this film didn’t give us the chance to find out. (Source)

Oh, I’ve been waiting for a film like this. I’m going to rip this apart like a stray dog going at a T-bone. I’m going to pan Pan, bury Barrie, and right Wright’s wrongs.

In fact, I did so just after seeing it, in a series of texts to my friend Maggie. I originally just wanted to use screencaps of this conversation as illustrations for my review, but since they were written based on my fresh impressions of the film, I’ll use them as the foundation of my review.

And let me just say: thank you, Maggie, for wanting to hear more.

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