My End of Year Movie Recap

Hopefully these lists are more inspiring than the blog title.

MY TOP FILMS 
1. – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
2. – La La Land
3. – Sing Street
4. – Captain Fantastic
5. – 20th Century Women
6. – Manchester by the Sea
7. – Star Trek Beyond
8. – The Handmaiden
9. – Sully
10. – Nocturnal Animals
11. – The Accountant
12. – Neon Demon
13 – Live by Night
14. – Lion
15. – The Founder

LESSER KNOWN FILMS THAT NEED MENTIONING
1. – The Lobster – For originality
2. – The Handmaiden – For the cinematography
3. – Tower – For the concept
4. – White Girl – For Morgan Saylor’s performance
5. – Don’t Think Twice – For it all

WORST FILMS
1. – American Honey
2. – The Finest Hours
3. – Certain Women
4. – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
5. – Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
6. – The Girl on the Train

MOVIES I THOUGHT I WOULD LOVE BUT DIDN’T 
1. – Swiss Army Man (Everyone raved.. but it totally fell flat for me)
2. – Jackie (Love Natalie and wanted wow. Got awkward)
3. – Sausage Party (Would have been a hilarious 5 minute skit)
4. – Hail Caesar! (Hail no)
5. – The Secret Life of Pets (All the good kibble was in the trailer bowl)

MOVIES I THOUGHT I WOULD HATE BUT DIDN’T
1. – Kubo and the Two Strings (Such an amazing story that captured my heart)
2. – Hacksaw Ridge (I am not a fan of war but this was very well done)
3. – A Monster Calls (An emotional powerhouse. Very unexpected)
4. – The Legend of Tarzan (Action packed and felt like a super hero jungle flick)

FAVORITE MOVIE MOMENTS (may contain spoilers but will try not to)
1. – Fences – Anytime Viola Davis spoke
2. – Captain America Civil War – Iron Man recruits Spiderman
3. – Sing Street – Brother to brother conversation
4. – The Founder – When Ray Kroc orders his first McDonalds burger
5. – Star Trek Beyond – Sabotage retro jam

TOP MOVIE POSTERS
1. – Jackie
2. – American Honey
3. – The Neon Demon
4. – Green Room
5. – Christine