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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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European Film Awards Nominations (2016)

This will probably have even less bearing on the Oscars than the BIFAs, but awards are always fun. And I’m pretty sure I profiled the EFAs the last two years, so let’s to it.

Additional details available on the EFA’s website.

Best European Film:

  • Elle
  • I, Daniel Blake
  • Julieta
  • Room
  • Toni Erdmann

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2016 Rising: The Grand Finale and Predicting My Awards

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I like the poster. I liked the trailer. Will I like the film? (Source)

Let’s talk about 2016. Though you may understandably be reluctant so to do.

I don’t think many will disagree when I say this has been a bad year. They might take exception to the word “bad.” Which is fair. It might be better to say this year has been so crushingly weak.

But do the next two months offer some hope of salvation? That’s what I hope to determine.

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