2016 featured more than a few good movies. But as far as big-budget spectacles go, very few really stood out, as the majority of the studio tent poles were largely disappointing. Luckily, however, smaller, more independent movies stepped up big time this year. For me, the majority of the best movies I saw in 2016 were more affecting than they were movies that left me in awe or that had a “wow” factor.
While there was one movie that stood out above the rest for my Number 1 spot, spots 2-10 required me to thoroughly scrutinize my list in order to place the rest of the movies I saw this year in the right spots. So, without further ado, here are the 10 best movies of the year, at least in my opinion:
It’s time to look back through the movies of 2016 and, awards-show style, pick the most remarkable films in a variety of categories. A couple rules: only films I’ve reviewed are qualified and only one film can be nominated for each category, for… reasons. I’ll present you the nominations first, then the winners after, with a runner-up in every category. See if you can guess.Read more
2016 has come to a close (well…. Shortly it will be anyway) so I’m here to rattle off what I loved the most about this past year — a year that was riddled with celebrity death, political turmoil and whatever else people felt like complaining about (real or not). So let’s cut to the good stuff, the best of film, comics, music and television. Shall we? Read more
The past year has been a pretty bumpy ride, but looking back on the events of 2016, there have been some fantastic new comic series and a few returning greats. For most of the year I found myself attempted to ignore these event, and spend more time in the imaginary world of comics. Despite the total number of books I read this reaching an all time personal high, I am sure there are many series that I missed out on, and will have to catch up once they are printed in collection. Read more
2016 was a pretty eventful year for many people, some of those people being gamers and game developers. So many amazing games were released throughout the last year and despite all the things going on in your world, you can always count on a great game to be there to take a much needed break from everyday life. Here are 10 incredible games to help you escape, relax, play with friends or just plain enjoy. Read more
What a tremendous year of television – once again. We finally surged past the source material on Game of Thrones in show-stopping fashion, we discovered in horrific detail who Negan beat to death and although Banshee came to a close, showrunner Greg Yaitanes came up with the thrilling sleeper hit of 2016 – a hitman thriller named Quarry. Read more