Obviously I have to do a top films of 2016 list right? No real ground rules, this isn’t the best films of the year, its my favorites from among the new films I have seen this year. My press screening attendance was limited this year, and my festival attendance non-existent, so it is a somewhat mainstream list and all these films received some kind of UK theatrical release in 2016.
I’ve never quite clicked with director Jeff Nichol’s highly regarded previous films, but his latest is a bold move into the mainstream. Review after the jump. Continue reading